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A qualitative study of factors impacting accessing of institutional delivery care in the context of India's cash incentive program

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Not all eligible women use the available services under India's Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), which provides cash incentives to encourage pregnant women to use institutional care for childbirth; limited evidence exists on demand-side factors associated with low program uptake. This study explores the views of women and ASHAs (community health workers) on the use of the JSY and institutional delivery care facilities. In-depth qualitative interviews, carried out in September-November 2013, were...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.01.059

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Vellakkal, S More by this author
Chandran, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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WT084754 Public Health Foundation of India; 1007/09/Z/12/Z
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science & Medicine Journal website
Volume:
178
Pages:
55-65
Publication date:
2017-02-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-30
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ISSN:
0277-9536
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pubs:675408
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uri:8ecd42e4-72cb-42c8-a71a-3539ae8d0a5d
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uuid:8ecd42e4-72cb-42c8-a71a-3539ae8d0a5d
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pubs:675408

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