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Abolishing User Fee and Private Wards in Public Hospitals

Abolition of any type of user fee and the decision to close private wards in hospitals run by the Delhi government may appear to be small steps. These measures are likely to reduce inequity in health services utilisation while signalling the government's intention to bring about changes for the better in health outcomes.

Delhi's Mohalla Clinics

The mohalla or community clinics run by the Delhi government could be termed populist but have the potential to meet the needs of the people, make basic healthcare accessible and decongest higher level health facilities. These could also prove to be a landmark in health service delivery in India.
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