Competitive and Organisational Constraints on Innovation, Investment and Quality of Care in a Liberalised Low-income Health System: Evidence from Tanzania

@article{Mackintosh2007CompetitiveAO,
  title={Competitive and Organisational Constraints on Innovation, Investment and Quality of Care in a Liberalised Low-income Health System: Evidence from Tanzania},
  author={Maureen M. Mackintosh and Paula Tibandebage},
  journal={The European Journal of Development Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={81-99}
}
AbstractInternational health policy proposals increasingly emphasise health system strengthening and innovation. In a context of liberalised provision, the scope for innovative health system rebuilding depends on the viability, effectiveness and capabilities of the non-governmental providers. Yet the research literature examining the market behaviour of private health care firms in developing countries, and the incentive structures and constraints they face, remain limited. We demonstrate here… CONTINUE READING