Better Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Could Help India Improve Health

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: How to Make Fiscal Transfers Work for Better Health
Anit Mukherjee, policy fellow; Victoria Fan, visiting fellow; and Amanda Glassman, vice president for programs, director of global health policy, and senior fellow, all with CGD, write, “…Since January 2014, CGD and the Accountability Initiative, based at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, have been engaged in a research project aimed at articulating a reform agenda for creating a better system of intergovernmental fiscal transfers that could improve health in India. To this end, we convened a working group of health and fiscal policymakers, academics, and civil society representatives to discuss the evidence base and develop policy options…” The authors summarize findings of the working group’s final report (12/7).