ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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An Alternative Strategy for Health Care-The Mandwa Project

An Alternative Strategy for Health Care? The Mandwa Project N H Antia The failure to deliver health care especially to the rural poor who form the majority of the population is because of the dearth of appropriate strategies and a lack of professional and political will. The Mandwa project was set up to explore the possibilities of using an alternative strategy for providing health services. The author describes how in the course of six years the experiment generated not only an understanding of what may be achieved in healthcare with appropriate methods, but also of the resistance of the local power structure and the medical professionals to such strategies.

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