Performance of private sector health care: implications for universal health coverage

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Morgan, R; Ensor, T; Waters, H;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Although the private sector is an important health-care provider in many low-income and middle-income countries, its role in progress towards universal health coverage varies. Studies of the performance of the private sector have focused on three main dimensions: qualit... View more
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