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India’s Janai Suraksha Yojana: A Conditional Cash Transfer Program for Maternal and Child Health

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
India’s Janai Suraksha Yojana: A Conditional Cash Transfer Program for Maternal and Child Health

By Cameron Johnstone Maternal & Child Health Columnist Should governments provide cash incentives to low-income populations for using available public health services? In 2005, the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare introduced a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program called Janai Suraksha Yojana (JSY) that does exactly this. Eligible pregnant women who deliver their babies […]

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