PharmacoEconomics Open (2017) 1:265–278 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41669-017-0026-3 OR IGINAL RESEARCH ARTIC L E Utilization of Intergovernmental Funds to Implement Maternal and Child Health Plans of a Multi-Strategy Community Intervention in Haryana, North India: A Retrospective Assessment 1 2 3 1 • • • • Madhu Gupta Federica Angeli Hans Bosma Shankar Prinja 1 4 Manmeet Kaur Onno C. P. van Schayck Published online: 9 May 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract governments) budgets were allocated and used to imple- Introduction A multi-strategy community intervention ment MCH plans in Haryana, India. known as the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was Methods We conducted a retrospective assessment of implemented in India from 2005 to 2012 in an attempt to programme implementation plans, MCH budget allocation reduce maternal and child mortality. and expenditure and ﬁnancial monitoring reports during the Objective This study examined the extent to which the NRHM implementation period. The yearly budget utiliza- NRHM’s maternal and child health (MCH) sector plans tion rate was calculated for each MCH strategy imple- were implemented. We observed trends in how intergov- mented. On the basis of this budget utilization rate, we ernmental (use of central government funds by state
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