Effect of Information on Service Delivery in Rural India

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
World Bank
Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00421291
First received: January 9, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

A lack of public awareness about entitled health and social services may contribute to poor delivery of services in developing countries. We sought to determine the impact of educating villagers about entitled services.


Condition Intervention
Delivery of Services to Rural Populations in India
Behavioral: Education

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • visits by nurse midwife
  • prenatal exams, tetanus vaccinations, & iron tablets received by pregnant women
  • infant vaccinations
  • educational scholarships and fees for children
  • occurrence of village council meetings
  • development work in villages

Study Start Date: April 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2005
Detailed Description:

105 gram panchayats (village clusters) were randomized to receive information about their guaranteed health, education, and village governance rights. We then selected households within each treatment and control village to assess whether the information had made an impact.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Gram panchayats in Uttar Pradesh
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
India
No facility, this is a community based trial
Multiple Villages, Uttar Pradesh, India
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
World Bank
Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Priyanka Pandey, PhD World Bank
  More Information

No publications provided by Johns Hopkins University

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00421291     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_00001063
Study First Received: January 9, 2007
Last Updated: January 9, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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