Why do some physicians in Portuguese-speaking African countries work exclusively for the private sector? Findings from a mixed-methods study

@inproceedings{Russo2014WhyDS,
  title={Why do some physicians in Portuguese-speaking African countries work exclusively for the private sector? Findings from a mixed-methods study},
  author={Giuliano Russo and Bruno de Sousa and Mohsin M. Sidat and Paulo Ferrinho and Gilles Dussault},
  booktitle={Human resources for health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the growing interest in the private health sector in low- and middle-income countries, little is known about physicians working outside the public sector. The present work adopts a mixed-methods approach to explore characteristics, working patterns, choices, and motivations of the physicians working exclusively for the private sector in the capital cities of Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, and Mozambique. The paper's objective is to contribute to the understanding of such… CONTINUE READING
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