Reports & Publications

A number of research papers, presentations and studies have documented the efficiency and efficacy of the Karuna Trust model. Below is a partial list that catalogues the more important ones.

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2016 - 17
Annual Report 2015 - 16
Annual Report 2014 -15
Annual Report 2013 -14
Annual Report 2011 -12
Annual Report 2010 -11


Total Management Of Essential RCH and Primary Health care through Public Private Partnership-Five year’s project completion report -2006-2011

Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Varalaxmi V, Prashanth NS, Sudarshan H, Beverley-Ann B, Jim B & Arun Shet. (2009) A community based field research project investigating anemia amongst young children living in rural Karnataka, India: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. 9:59 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-59

Ghanashyam B. (2008) Can public-private partnerships improve health in India? The Lancet, 372(9642), p.878-879

Sudarshan H. (2008) Presentation at the Multi-Dimensional Workshop on Public Private Partnership, Health Insurance, Quality Management, Data Triangulation and Financial Management in Health NRHM, MoHFW, Govt. of India

Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai (2008) Case study of Karuna Trust Manasa Project

Sudarshan H. (2007) Choosing Health: An Opportunity for India – Presentation, Centre for Global Health Research

Indo-Dutch Programme on Alternatives in Development (2006) Case study of Karuna Trust PPP

Ralf Radermacher, Olga van Putten-Rademaker, Verena Müller, Natasha Wig & David Dror (2005) Karuna Trust, Karnataka, India. Good and Bad Practices: Case Study No. 19, CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance.

Sudarshan H. PPP in Primary Eye Care – Presentation LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad

Karuna Trust Health Sector Reforms in India: Initiatives from nine states WHO India website

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