Can working with the private for-profit sector improve utilization of quality health services by the poor? A systematic review of the literature

@article{Patouillard2007CanWW,
  title={Can working with the private for-profit sector improve utilization of quality health services by the poor? A systematic review of the literature},
  author={Edith Patouillard and Catherine A. Goodman and Kara G Hanson and Anne J. Mills},
  journal={International Journal for Equity in Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={17 - 17}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a growing interest in the role of the private for-profit sector in health service provision in low- and middle-income countries. The private sector represents an important source of care for all socioeconomic groups, including the poorest and substantial concerns have been raised about the quality of care it provides. Interventions have been developed to address these technical failures and simultaneously take advantage of the potential for involving private providers… CONTINUE READING

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