Dialogue with Policy Makers
HSTP strives to encourage the development and use of evidence for policymaking to achieve Universal Health Coverage. In this video, J. V. R. Prasada Rao, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Government of India (2002 to 2004) and Director, NACO (1997 to 2002), shares his experience as a policy maker and what factors contributed to the successful implementation of the National AIDS Control Programme.
Government financing of health and wellness centres in India for delivering primary health care closer to communities
Rahul Reddy comments on how Health and Wellness Centres are financed by Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi. Learn more about India’s innovations in financing Primary Health Care.
The Lancet Global Health Commission on financing primary health care: putting people at the centre.
Rajeev, one of the Commissioners of the Lancet, Global Health Commission on financing primary health care, co-authors the paper, which argues for the need of not only investing more in Primary Health Care but also organising the financing and provision of PHC services to make the resources work better.