21/05/13_Karnataka Health Systems & VAS

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21 May 2013, Divan Sha Nagar, Hubli,  Karnartaka, India:  Local kids playing on an auto rickshaw in Divan Sha Nagar.  The World Bank is financing the Vajpayee Arogyashree Scheme (VAS) that provides advisory and procurement level support to the Karnataka Government.  In turn the Government provides care for those below the poverty line and  covers the cost of their diagnosis and treatment.  Picture by Graham Crouch/World Bank