This document summarizes the models employed by Sure Start in urban slum areas of Maharashtra, India, to ensure good-quality care and medical assistance to expectant mothers and newborns: volunteerism, public-private partnership, quality of care, community-based health insurance, convergence of maternal and newborn health and HIV services, and an emergency health fund and prepaid card.

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: 2012

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This publication is part of the series Sure Start publications

Related regions: Asia

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