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Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Healthcare Sector of India

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  • Das, Nimai
  • Kumar, Rajeev

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This is the first-ever study to estimate role of the non-governmental sector in health sector of India. It is a background study to support the National Health Account of India (2016) by Government of India. It found that the current health expenditure of non-governmental sector is INR 10,091 crore, which constitute about 2% of total health expenditure and around 0.09% of GDP with reference period 2013-14

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  • Das, Nimai & Kumar, Rajeev, 2016. "Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Healthcare Sector of India," MPRA Paper 79402, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:79402
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    Keywords

    India; non-governmental organizations; health system; health expenditure;

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    • C83 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Survey Methods; Sampling Methods
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • Z18 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Public Policy

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