Public health

Blueprint for privatisation

Print edition : October 13, 2017

The outpatients block of the Neyyattinkara District Hospital in Kerala. The PPP scheme is proposed to be rolled out in district hospitals. Photo: S. MAHINSHA

Narendra Gupta, convener of the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan. Photo: Rohit Jain Paras

Patients waiting for consultation at a hospital in Mysuru. Sharing infrastructure with private players will put additional pressure on an already-strained system. Photo: M.A. Sriram

NITI Aayog pushes for a PPP model to treat non-communicable diseases in tier 2 and tier 3 cities, allowing private players to provide service at a cost using already existing public infrastructure and other facilities.
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