J-PAL South Asia at IFMR: Digital Monitoring & Associated Incentives to Improve Healthcare Worker Attendance
To use multi-function technology devices to capture the thumb impressions of health staff, beneficiary photographs to ensure patients receive benefits, and transmit information on local disease patterns in real time.
J-PAL's evaluation will help measure the precise impact of this program, provide a cost-effectiveness analysis of this intervention, and lay down a blueprint for active collaboration between researchers and governments to ensure that policy is driven by scientific evidence.
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This technology will be coupled with a system of incentives and penalties to reduce absenteeism and corruption and allow the state government to respond in real time to emerging health threats.