The allure of the private practitioner: is this the only alternative for the urban poor in India?

@article{Barua2011TheAO,
  title={The allure of the private practitioner: is this the only alternative for the urban poor in India?},
  author={Nupur Barua and Chandrakant Sambhaji Pandav},
  journal={Indian journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={107-14}
}
The main objective of the study has been to identify trajectories of health seeking behaviour of the urban poor, particularly their use of the private health sector, with the aim to identify strategies to improve quality of health care for this burgeoning population. This article presents findings from a slum settlement in Delhi where ethnographic sub-studies were carried out over two years among private health providers and selected households alongside a survey of household expenditure… CONTINUE READING

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