ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Dhananjay KakdeSubscribe to Dhananjay Kakde

Community Monitoring of Rural Health Services in Maharashtra

What happens when villagers are allowed to monitor their local public health facilities? India's National Rural Health Mission is making such accountability a reality through its community-based monitoring initiative. This article presents the first three rounds of data collected by village health committee members in Maharashtra's 225 pilot villages. The obstacles encountered by the process and its strengths and limitations are also discussed.
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