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Governance of the health sector in India

Javid A. Chowdhury

Governance of the health sector in India

has the state abdicated its role?

by Javid A. Chowdhury

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Published by Voluntary Health Association of India in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[Javid Chowdhury]
ContributionsVoluntary Health Association of India, Independent Commission on Development and Health in India
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581622M
ISBN 108189877143
LC Control Number2010316752

For example, the irregular flow of medicines and supplies could discourage health workers from being present. Then, the entry, exit, and re-entry of an allegedly corrupt doctorKetan Desai, as head of the Medical Council of India made news. However, existing governance frameworks have not always been explicit about the significant role often played by private sector actors. Given that the Indian domestic regime for nanotechnology is still at a nascent stage and is essentially reactive in nature, the deliberations within the aforementioned sites could have considerable influence in the governance of nanotechnology in India. As a part of this project, her work will focus on the development of the concept of the global burden of disease at the World Bank and the impact of metrics on global health policy. In Uganda, for example, leakage of high demand drugs eg anti-malarials in public clinics was found to be as high as 94 per cent.

Community oversight can work; an NGO experiment in India using cameras to record teacher attendance, which is tied to bonuses, resulted in a dramatic improvement. In Zambia it was 60 per cent. Janelle holds a Masters of Arts in the history of medicine Newcastle Universitya Masters of Science in epidemiology of microbial diseases Yale Universityand Bachelors of Science degrees in both zoology and history of science, medicine, and technology University of Wisconsin- Madison. Early efforts at registration and regulation have shown very poor results. Disincentives to good performance include rigid civil service rules that limit promotion and pay differentials that could be used to reward superior performance.

Share This Rating Minerals are valuable natural resources that are finite and non-renewable. The second step after stakeholder mapping is to work with stakeholders to identify areas where potential problems could be occurring. She also taught global health in Bangladesh, blogged for the Smithsonian Institution, and worked in immunology and infectious disease laboratories. This right was used inwhen Natco was allow to produce Nexavar, a cancer drug. Physicians argue that low pay, irregular salary payments, lack of government attention and the need to keep services going makes patient contributions necessary.


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Governance of the health sector in India by Javid A. Chowdhury Download PDF Ebook

The concept of governance in health systems has evolved from a complex and often neglected issue in health policy debates to one which now features regularly in discussions and has motivated new research.

The relationships are shaped by formal rules of engagement and informal rules, values, and attitudes. In corruption surveys in 23 countries, health ranked amongst the top four in half the countries surveyed.

Furthermore, registration hardly matters; when it is not accompanied by minimum standards of Governance of the health sector in India book and care, it is rendered ineffective.

This approach is built largely on prior literature, but is original in that it is problem-driven and promotes an outward application taking into consideration the major health system building blocks at various levels in order to ensure a more complete assessment of a governance issue rather than a simple input-output approach.

In Udaipur, only a quarter of the facilities surveyed had sterilisers. Then, the entry, exit, and re-entry of an allegedly corrupt doctorKetan Desai, as head of the Medical Council of India made news.

This can be done as a facilitated brainstorming looking for example at possible reasons for absenteeism through considering the design of the system, lines of authority to make decisions, the level inclusiveness of various groups in the design stage, or transparency of information and how it flows to those with managerial capacity.

The zeal with which laboratories seek the details of the referring doctor could easily be mistaken as harmless collection of information. Inpollution levels forced schools to close for several days and air pollution killed 1.

Health system regulation in India

Using nanoparticles as cancer protein can make the early detection of cancer possible [4] as well as monitoring the efficacy of on-going treatment for cancer.

A study in Nigeria showed that the greater the lag in paying salaries, the more likely health workers were to engage in pharmaceutical sales and seek other employment. This is ironic as the impact of an emerging technology percolates down to the lowest levels.

Scholars state that the government has a responsibility to provide health services that are affordable, adequate, new and acceptable for its citizens.

This approach is aimed towards health sector stewards and practitioners who wish to understand potential governance issues within their health system and require a practical tool to do so. Irrespective of what Governance of the health sector in India book of Governance of the health sector in India book indulge in unethical practice, an impartial regulatory system is needed.

Key Challenges 5. Lorna looks after the general administration of the project and all enquiries should be directed to her in the first instance. The environment being a residuary subject falls in the ambit of the Centre and the Central Pollution Control Board CPCB discharges most of the functions relating to prevention and control of pollution, including pollution through hazardous materials.

In this report, the health system was defined as "all activities whose primary purpose is to promote, restore or maintain health" and was presented as having four functions: stewardship; resource generation; financing; and service provision. Corresponding to this, there has been an increased interest in the assessment of governance in the health sector which is Governance of the health sector in India book important considering the characteristics of the health sector such as asymmetry of information and influence among the growing number of health system stakeholders [ 15 ] who have specific interests and different positions of power which may affect policy development [ 16 ].

Corruption in staffing of healthcare delivery Staffing is arguably the single most important element of healthcare delivery. These indicators together with questions on the design of incentives allow the researcher to gain more in-depth understanding of the governance challenges for that particular topic.

Donors and governments have urged banning user charges to promote equity. Governance has been studied in various dimensions from global governance [ 34 ], governance of the private sector in offering public services [ 5 ], corporate governance [ 6 ] and governance for development [ 78 ] There has also been an increasing interest in understanding the relationship between governance and health at the global level though discussions on global health governance GHG [ 9 — 12 ], together with developing theoretical frameworks for defining and measuring general governance [ 81314 ].

The CDSCO is responsible for drugs approval and laying down standards but implementation takes place at the level of states and union territories. Before beginning at the University of Edinburgh, she worked for two years as a pharmacist in her native Taiwan.

Responsiveness - Institutions and processes should serve all stakeholders. Main article: Women's health in India A major issue for women in India is that few have access to skilled birth attendants and fewer still to quality emergency obstetric care.

Low wages encourage additional outside employment. Further, others point to the uncertainty about the alleged toxicity of nanomaterials highlighting the fact that as testing methods are not adapted to nanomaterials false positive results might result.

Research on the life cycle of certain nano applications suggests that while the production of nanomaterials can generate occupational exposures to free nanoparticles, the same can also result from the use and disposal stages that facilitate the release of nanomaterials from the bulk phase leading to respiratory, dermal exposures or even ingestion of nanoparticles.

Table 3 Illustration of application of framework: Considering the determinants for unauthorized health worker absenteeism in public facilities Full size table The fourth step is a stakeholder assessment to examine this table and rank the most likely combination of tractable issues to be evaluated and identify the balance of incentives and disincentives which could explain the root cause of the problem which may vary depending on the context.As the health system is primarily public, government-funded and government-appointed entities dominate governance structures.

Some, like the Health and Disability Commissioner (whose function is to champion consumers’ rights in the health sector), operate at arm’s length from the central government. Manish Anand, Nidhi Srivastava and Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma* Abstract To harness the limitless opportunities of nanotechnology applications in the health sector, it would be imperative to develop nanotechnology in a responsible way.

This paper focuses on applications of nanotechnology in. Dear Readers, The People, Spaces, Deliberation blog has, after a long and happy run, been retired. We wanted to take a moment to share some highlights and let you know we are grateful for your loyal readership and the community we created together.As the pdf system is primarily public, government-funded and government-appointed entities dominate governance structures.

Some, like the Health and Disability Commissioner (whose function is to champion consumers’ rights in the health sector), operate at arm’s length from the central government.Good governance in health sector development projects. Advice download pdf perspectives on effective investment in health sector development programmes.

COHRED provides this page as a service to development and health sector partners. It aims to spark a dialogue between interested health sector players on how to reduce inefficiency and inequity, and.As discussed in Chapters 4 and 5, ebook people around the world lack access to quality health care magicechomusic.com poor state of quality in many countries and the challenges that come with health care in austere settings are exacerbated when health care systems are .