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9 Mar 2012

In the context of the World Health Organisation identifying the commercialisation of hospitals as a key challenge for health systems, this paper summarises the results of studies of the non-state hospital sector in Vietnam.

Some commentators have linked the growth of the private sector...

Working paper

30 Dec 2011

Church health service providers play a prominent role in primary health care service delivery in Papua New Guinea. They are responsible for up to 50% of rural and remote health facilities and also for a number of training facilities for nurses and community health workers....


11 Sep 2011

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are becoming an increasing major health and socio-economic concern in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs). The World Health Organization estimates that NCDs accounted for 63 per cent of global mortality in 2008, 80 per cent of which was in LMICs.

Experiences of high-income...


17 Jun 2010

There has been increasing global interest in documenting funding flows for health, but none of that work has focused on the Pacific region.

This paper outlines external funding for two specific areas of overseas development assistance (ODA) for health in the region—HIV/AIDS and non-communicable...

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