Health

Reproductive Health and impact of Budgets on Health Outcomes has been one of the dominant areas of CBPS research work. Public Expenditure Analysis has also been conducted to understand how various income groups access public health care facilities. Various publicly-funded insurance schemes have also been reviewed and suggestions made for integration of Government of India and state government insurance schemes. Two rounds of evaluation for enrolment under the Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojana (RSBY) have been conducted in Karnataka. Public Expenditure Analysis in Karnataka for the period 2001- 02 to 2012-13 was undertaken, with a focus on health of children in different age-groups (0-5 years, 6- 14 years and 15-18 years). Some of the recent studies include public budget tracking for Tuberculosis and Congenital Heart Disease, Utilisation Pattern Analysis for Vajpayee Aarogyashri and Yeshaswini Insurance Schemes. Analysis of Health Budgets of three states namely Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Bihar, with a focus on Maternal and Child Health in National Health Mission, is also being conducted by CBPS.

Projects

  • 08 Aug
    2014
    Duration: Aug 2014 - Feb 2015 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office CBPS has already evaluated the impact of the first two rounds of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Karnataka. As a follow-up to it, we are currently studying the enrollment process of RSBY in its third round in two districts of Karnataka. We will also look at data from Yeshasvini and Vajpayee Aarogyas...
  • 08 Jan
    2007
    Duration: January-November 2007 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Brookings Institution This study focuses on tracking the expenditure on health and education by local governments in Karnataka. The study also analysed the views of people at the offices (elected representatives and officers) to elicit their views and issues related to utilization of funds in the Health and Education secto...
  • 08 Nov
    2005
    Duration: June 2005 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Task Force on Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, India The study analyses the expenditures of medical and public health in health-related sectors during 1960 - 2000.
  • 08 Aug
    2003
    Duration: August 2003 - December 2007 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, Illinois, USA The study looks into the role of Panchayati Raj Institutions in health sector. Film: Two short films, titled "Niratha Nirantha" and "Kshamayaa Dharitri" were made as a part of this study.  
  • 08 Nov
    2001
    Duration: 2001 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Task Force on Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, India. The study provides recommendations to implement a comprehensive health management information system.