Public provisioning of health and decentralization in Gujarat

Abstract: The contribution of the decentralized system of governance to the delivery of health services in rural areas of Gujarat, India, is explored. In every village as a Village Health and Sanitation Committee (VHSC) is established and various health programmes are decentralized to the Panchayat level.

Author(s): Visaria, Leela; Bhat, Meera

Source(s): , Economic & political weekly; vol. 46, no. 49 p. 59-66 Economic & political weekly vol. 46, no. 49

Published: 2011 Sameeksha trust], [Mumbai (English



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