ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Public-Private Partnerships and Health Policies

In view of poor public service provision in many low/middle income countries, a strong move to partner with the private sector is often advocated as a simple and obvious solution. In India, the private sector is widespread and unregulated and this solution appears to be innovative as well as feasible. However, research in this field is scarce and in the lack of evidence, health policy is increasingly dependent on rhetoric or single case studies showing success in specific contexts.

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