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Healthy partnerships : how governments can engage the private sector to improve health in Africa
Alternate Title How governments can engage the private sector to improve health in Africa
Washington, DC : World Bank, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA395.A5548 H43 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medical policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Medical policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- International cooperation
Public-private sector cooperation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Public health -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Physical Description xix, 152 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 146-150) and index
Contents 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 -- Reforms 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
Alternate Author World Bank

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