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Externally Aided Projects
Maharashtra Health Systems Development Project
(MHSDP) World Bank


  • To Improve efficiency in the allocation and use of health resources through policy and institutional development
  • To Improve the performance of health care system through improvements in the quality, effectiveness and quality of health services at the first referral level and selective coverage of the community level to serve better the needy sections of the society.

  1. Management, Development and Institutional Strengthening:

    Improving the institutional framework for policy development by creating a strategic planning cell (SPC). Strengthening management and implementation capacity through the establishment of Project Governing Body, Steering Committee, Project Management Cell, Dist. Management Committees and Hospital Visiting Committees.

  1. State level:

    Enhancing staffing, providing training, financial management and auditing arrangements, enhancing capacity for procurement of goods, works and services, improving capacity for equipment management.

  2. Facility level:

    Strengthening service delivery management, equipment management. Strengthening the present surveillance system for communicable diseases and developing HMIS for monitoring.

    Improving Service Quality and Effectiveness at district, sub-district hospitals and CHCs: Upgrading 25 district hospitals and establishing Hospital Training Teams for all 29 districts, up-grading 23 CHCs as 100 bedded sub-district hospitals and 53 CHCs as 50 bedded sub-district hospitals. Upgrading clinical and support services, provision of essential equipment and establishing procedures for health care waste management.

  1. Improving access:
    Through efficient referral mechanisms, provision of extension services, lEG activities, provision of essential Civil works and physical inputs to 35 CHCs and developing innovative schemes for closer co-operation between the Public and Private Sectors.


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