Healthy partnerships [electronic resource] : how governments can engage the private sector to improve health in Africa
- Washington, DC : World Bank, c2011.
- Physical Description:
- xix, 152 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 28 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- World Bank
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- Observation 1 : health systems in Africa are in urgent need of improvement -- Observation 2 : the private health sector in Africa is too large to be ignored, though it is only partly and often poorly integrated into the health system -- Observation 3 : a minimum level of engagement is an important part of the solution -- Results from the data collection -- A different type of engagement : how governments partner with faith-based organizations across the region -- Engagement in low-resource environment -- Level of organization of the private health sector matters -- Refoms as a political process at the country level -- Engagement through health systems strengthening approach -- Key conclusions by domain -- Recommended actions by group of stakeholders -- Action plan for future research -- Toolkit for further guidance.
- Medical policy—Africa, Sub-Saharan
- Medical policy—International cooperation—Africa, Sub-Saharan
- Public-private sector cooperation—Africa, Sub-Saharan
- Health Policy—Africa South of the Sahara
- Government Regulation—Africa South of the Sahara
- International Cooperation—Africa South of the Sahara
- Private Sector—Africa South of the Sahara
- 9780821384725 (alk. paper)
0821384724 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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