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Blind Optimism Challenging the Myths About Private Health Care in Poor Countries

By Anna Marriott

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There is an urgent need to reassess the arguments used in favour of scaling-up private-sector provision in poor countries. The evidence shows that prioritising this approach is extremely unlikely to deliver health for poor people. Governments and rich country donors must strengthen state capacities to regulate and focus on the rapid expansion of free publicly provided health care, a proven way to save millions of lives worldwide. [OXFAM Briefing Paper 125]privae health care, public health care, health care, privatisation,institutional capacities, access to health care , Oxfam, Health Studies

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