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The Indian health system has a poor global ranking. A new perspective on health system planning and development is required to improve the situation and build a health system responsive to the needs of the country. Strategic Issues and Challenges in Health Management addresses these concerns while also highlighting the challenges in delivering efficient and effective health services.
The book discusses health sector reforms like financing, Public-Private Partnership (PPP), higher efficiency and cost-effectiveness. It deals with national health programmes, focusing on maternal and child health, infectious diseases, tuberculosis and malaria. The problems of urban health in the context of transition of the demographic and disease pattern in urban areas is also brought to the fore. Critical issues related to health and economic development, future challenges facing health systems, the policy challenges facing the implementation of the PPP approach, the issue of equity in health financing, as well as the roadblocks to efficient establishment of PPP are analysed.
The book also deals with restructuring of the health system, while exploring capacity development as a process of health management. Written by well-known academics, health policy makers and health managers, this volume shall be of interest to health professionals, students and scholars of health economics, as well as those working in the areas of health and strategic management.
Table of Contents
Scaling up Health in Low Income Settings JEFFREY D SACHS
Health Systems: A 2020 Vision ANDREW GREEN
Equitable Health Financing: A Dream or a Reality? G N V RAMANA
Public-Private Partnership in Health Care MEENAKSHI DATTA GHOSH
Private-Public Participation in the Control of Tuberculosis in Tamil Nadu and Kerala (India): What is its Future? V R MURALEEDHARAN, SONIA ANDREWS, BHUVANESWARI R and STEPHEN JAN
Public-Private Partnership?Sri Lankan Experience ARUNA RABEL
Governance in Health System S R RAO
Good Governance in Health Services H SUDARSHAN
Strategic Leadership and Health Care Delivery JOE CURIAN
Capacity Development: What, Why and How to Meet Future Challenges in Health Management NANCY GEREIN
Capacity Development Model in Enhancing Health Care (Eye Care) Services?The Aravind Eye Care Model KEERTI BHUSAN PRADHAN
Managing AIDS Control Programme in India RAJEEV SADANANDAN
National Rural Health Mission: A Brief Introduction DILEEP MAVALANKAR
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals for Maternal and Newborn Health ARDI KAPTININGSIH
Role of Community Participation for Maternal and Child Health: Case Studies from EC Supported Sector Investment Programme in States of Chattisgarh and Haryana URVASHI CHANDRA and SANGEETA SINGH
Managing Urban Health through Public-Private Partnership: A Study of Ahmedabad City K V RAMANI, DILEEP MAVALANKAR, AMIT PATEL and SWETA MEHANDIRATTA
Standards of Medical Care: Is India Ready? MICHAEL FRIEDMAN
Challenges and Approaches towards the Control of Chronic Diseases in a Developing Country with Cancer as a Model A NANDAKUMAR
Health Care Delivery Challenges for Chronic Diseases in India A VAIDHEESH