Strengthening health systems in poor countries: a code of conduct for nongovernmental organizations.

@article{Pfeiffer2008StrengtheningHS,
  title={Strengthening health systems in poor countries: a code of conduct for nongovernmental organizations.},
  author={James T. Pfeiffer and Wendy Johnson and Meredith P. Fort and Aaron Shakow and Amy Hagopian and Stephen S. Gloyd and Kenneth H Gimbel-Sherr},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={98 12},
  pages={
          2134-40
        }
}
The challenges facing efforts in Africa to increase access to antiretroviral HIV treatment underscore the urgent need to strengthen national health systems across the continent. However, donor aid to developing countries continues to be disproportionately channeled to international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) rather than to ministries of health. The rapid proliferation of NGOs has provoked "brain drain" from the public sector by luring workers away with higher salaries, fragmentation… 

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