International NGOs and primary health care in Mozambique: the need for a new model of collaboration.

  title={International NGOs and primary health care in Mozambique: the need for a new model of collaboration.},
  author={J. Pfeiffer},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={56 4},
  • J. Pfeiffer
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • In keeping with the neo-liberal emphasis on privatization, international aid has been increasingly channeled through non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and their expatriate technical experts to support primary health care (PHC) in the developing world. Relationships between international aid workers and their local counterparts have thus become critical aspects of PHC and its effectiveness. However, these important social dynamics of PHC remain understudied by social scientists. Based on… CONTINUE READING
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