World Health & Population

World Health & Population July 2003 .doi:10.12927/whp.2003.17622

Public Sector and Efficiency: Are They Mutually Exclusive? An Alternative Policy Framework to Improve the Efficiency of Public Healthcare System in Tamil Nadu, India

D. Varatharajan


Tamil Nadu state in India, like Kerala, has a well-knit public health care system. However, its performance is constrained by inadequate funding adversely affecting the poor for whom facilities are intended. Drawing lessons from international experience, this paper provides an alternative policy framework suiting local milieu to improve its efficiency.

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