The role of Public Private Interface Agency in Indian Healthcare System
Keywords:private healthcare providers, indian helathcare system, tuberculosis, public private interface agency, global healthcare systems
India with its 1.4 billion populations has one-fourth of global tuberculosis (TB) burden. With its National Strategic Plan to End-TB by 2025, PPIA model was introduced in 2014 as a pilot project to engage private healthcare providers. PPIA provided incentives to engaged private facilities and provided free diagnostics and subsidies to TB patients. PPIA model reported to be an effective model in TB treatment and engaging private healthcare systems with public healthcare system. Further extending this model to other areas might alleviate burden of emerging diseases.
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