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Nossal Institute for Global Health

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Working paper

The growth of non-state hospitals in Vietnam: Implications for policy and regulatory options

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 with...
Working paper

Strengthening church and government partnerships for primary health care delivery in Papua New Guinea: lessons from the international experience

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...
Report

Non-communicable diseases and health systems reform in low and middle-income countries

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 countries...