Efficiency and quality in the public and private sectors in Senegal.

@article{Bitrn1995EfficiencyAQ,
  title={Efficiency and quality in the public and private sectors in Senegal.},
  author={Ricardo Bitr{\'a}n},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={271-83}
}
It is often argued that the private sector is more efficient than the public sector in the production of health services, and that government reliance on private provision would help improve the efficiency and equity of public spending in health. A review of the literature, however, shows that there is little evidence to support these statements. A study of government and non-governmental facilities was undertaken in Senegal, taking into account case mix, input prices, and quality of care, to… CONTINUE READING

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