The impact of social franchising on the use of reproductive health and family planning services at public commune health stations in Vietnam

@inproceedings{Ng2010TheIO,
  title={The impact of social franchising on the use of reproductive health and family planning services at public commune health stations in Vietnam},
  author={Anh Dung Ng{\^o} and Dana L. Alden and Van Phuoc Pham and Ha Duong Thi Phan},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundService franchising is a business model that involves building a network of outlets (franchisees) that are locally owned, but act in coordinated manner with the guidance of a central headquarters (franchisor). The franchisor maintains quality standards, provides managerial training, conducts centralized purchasing and promotes a common brand. Research indicates that franchising private reproductive health and family planning (RHFP) services in developing countries improves quality and… CONTINUE READING

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