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Can Public Private Partnership reduce Maternal Mortality? Assessing Efforts Made by the ‘Chiranjeevi’ Scheme in Gujarat


  • Akash Acharya


  • Paul McNamee


The Chiranjeevi Yojna is considered to be a successful PPP model and has also received a prestigious Asian Innovations Award by the Wall Street Journal. It is a flagship scheme of the Gujarat state ministry of health and family welfare and is being recommended for up scaling-up at the national level. It has been claimed by the government that maternal as well as neonatal deaths have been substantially reduced under the scheme.

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  • Akash Acharya & Paul McNamee, 2009. "Can Public Private Partnership reduce Maternal Mortality? Assessing Efforts Made by the ‘Chiranjeevi’ Scheme in Gujarat," Working Papers id:2285, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2285
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    1. Akash Acharya, 2008. "Access and Utilisation of Health Care Services in Urban Low-income Settlements in Surat, India," Working Papers id:1417, eSocialSciences.
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    maternal; neonatal deaths; India; scheme; chiranjeevi yojana; PPP model; asian; gujarat; health; family welfare; national level;

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