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Choked pipes--reforming Pakistan's mixed health system.

@article{Nishtar2010ChokedPP,
  title={Choked pipes--reforming Pakistan's mixed health system.},
  author={S. Nishtar},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          252-3
        }
}
  • S. Nishtar
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
to present a snapshot overview of my book, Choked Pipes: Reforming Pakistan's Mixed Health System.1 The book is framed on the central theme of health systems reform, with Pakistan's mixed health system as the peg, and with a reform agenda specific to the country. Beyond this however, the book aims to achieve many other objectives, with analytical relevance to broader systems of governance within Pakistan as well as health systems in other developing countries. Implicit in the analogy with a… Expand

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