Sources for Sick Child Care in India

The private sector is the dominant source of care in India. Understanding if and where sick children are taken for care is critical to improve case management interventions. This brief presents a secondary analysis of the 2015–16 India Demographic and Health Survey to examine where treatment or advice is sought for sick children who experience at least one of three treatable illnesses: fever, acute respiratory infection, or diarrhea. These illnesses represent some of the leading causes of death in children under five years old.

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Author

SHOPS Plus

Contributor

SHOPS Plus

Published
July 2018
Resource Types
Brief
Country
India
Health Area
Child Health
Keywords
Asia
diarrhea
informal sector
malaria
total market approach
Current Downloads
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