Helping Improve India’s Health Care Ecosystem

January 11, 2017

The government of India’s attention to Public Private Partnership (PPP) could significantly improve the entire health care ecosystem in the country, and Project HOPE is taking part in strategy sessions toward this advancement.

The National Institution for Transforming India Aayog (NITI Aayog) is a policy think-tank of the Government of India that aims to involve the states in economic policy making in India. NITI Aayog’s Health and Family Welfare division called a public and private stakeholder consultation in December to discuss policy framework on private sector engagement on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). Attendees included representatives from multinational hospitals, companies, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, World Bank, International Finance Corporation and civil societies.

India's Health Care Ecosystem consultation

Project HOPE worked with other attendees and proposed to establish a franchise model.

The discussions for PPP design proposed the following premises:

The plan proposed would not require the government to invest capital on infrastructure or equipment.

NITI Aagoy aims to leverage the strength of India’s private sector to ensure quality and affordable care, getting optimal benefit out of existing resources.

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