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Re-Activating Primary Health Centres Through Industrial Partnership in Tamilnadu Is it a Sustainable Model of Partnership?


  • Varatharajan D
  • Wilson Arul Anandan D


Kerala’s success in human development demonstrated that efficient functioning of government health care delivery system opens the doors of prosperity for the poor and vulnerable sections of the population.1-4 Better accessibility, appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency of public health care system largely enhance its utilization by the population.5-7 If efficient, public health care system becomes a competitor for the private sector and competition from it serves as an important factor in determining the treatment cost even in private hospitals.Elimination of inefficiency also acts as a source of finance for the public health care system, as it is equivalent to a significant increase in the resource availability.

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  • Varatharajan D & Wilson Arul Anandan D, 2009. "Re-Activating Primary Health Centres Through Industrial Partnership in Tamilnadu Is it a Sustainable Model of Partnership?," Working Papers id:2346, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2346
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