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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Emergency Preparedness and Modish Practices among Primary Healthcare Delivery Systems Facilitated through Public-private Partnership Models in a South Indian Metropolitan City: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study

Ishan Mukherji, Shruthi Eshwar, BK Srivastava, Vipin Jain, Sudarshan Chinna, Vaibhav Kumar

Keywords : Emergency preparedness, Healthcare delivery, Healthcare services, Primary healthcare, Public-private partnership

Citation Information : Mukherji I, Eshwar S, Srivastava B, Jain V, Chinna S, Kumar V. Emergency Preparedness and Modish Practices among Primary Healthcare Delivery Systems Facilitated through Public-private Partnership Models in a South Indian Metropolitan City: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2022; 15 (2):153-158.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-2353

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Background and aim: Access to health care is supposed to be a basic human right but the present scenario of the healthcare sector in India displays a large disparity in the healthcare services provided by the public and private sectors with wide variations in the infrastructure and services delivered by both sectors. Hence, public-private partnership (PPP) in healthcare delivery is an urgent and essential component that needs attention to ameliorate this gap. The aim of this study was to assess the current practices in healthcare services provided through PPPs in Bengaluru city. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted among primary healthcare centers (PHC) run under PPP in Bengaluru city, Karnataka, India. The pretested self-designed structured questionnaire consisted of 18 items regarding the current practices of PPP at the primary healthcare level. Descriptive statistics were used to describe the data. Results: A total of 15 PPPs at the primary healthcare level were identified and included in the study. All of the participants provided basic healthcare services, some participants (33%) provided specialized services, and some (27%) mobile healthcare services. The overall impression of the medical officers in charge interviewed was that PPPs are better than individual endeavors by both public and private sectors. They also believed that it was important to have policies and guidelines in place to monitors aspects like the functioning of the setup, risk sharing, etc. Conclusion: The results indicated that all the participants were at the primary healthcare level and mostly involved in preventive practices. It is also important to look at venturing into services that provide curative services as well. Oral health, however, did not prominently feature at any point and is another area that requires attention.


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