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CASE STUDY Table of Contents   
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 149-152
Primary health-care innovations with superior allusion to family health centers

1 Department of Management Studies, Mar Athanasios College For Advanced Studies Tiruvalla (MACFAST), Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
2 Medical Officer, PHC Puthuppally, Kottayam, Kerala, India

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Dr. G Ajai Krishnan
Department of Management Studies, Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies Tiruvalla, Tiruvalla, Pathanamthitta - 689 101, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/ijcm.IJCM_123_20

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The present case study discusses about the Primary Health Care system of Kerala and the Government's innovative step to promote the Primary Health Centres to Family Health Centres. The case study also deliberates about the FHC working model and its superiority over the current PHCs in the areas of manpower, OP time, lab services, nursing services, social security projects etc. and the transformation of PHCs to a well-functioning PHC, thereby it can become a model for other states.

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