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In from the cold: Shifting the discourse on informal providers in Bangladesh and India

Published on 1 June 2018

In Bangladesh and India, informal healthcare providers (IHPs) have long been part of the countries’ health systems. However, formal recognition of their existence is sensitive, partly due to resistance and concern from professional health bodies. Research by Future Health Systems (FHS) partners ICDDR,B and IIHMR has been instrumental in bringing the issues to discussion tables. Consequently, stakeholders have begun to recognize and work with IHPs – something previously unheard of.

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Leah Murphy

Health and Education Convenor

Aazia Hossain
Shehrin Shaila Mahmood

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Future Health Systems
language
English

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Research themes
Health
Region
Bangladesh India

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