HSRC REPORT: This paper reviews experiences of social agencies contracting with the private sector to provide health care services, and focuses on the capacity of this mechanism to improve access to services by the poor.
The House of Commons International Development Committee reported last Friday on the findings of its enquiry into the role of the UK Department for international Development (DFID) in strengthening health systems in developing countries. It recommended that DFID must use its expertise in this area to show global leadership and influence the agendas of its… Read more
Everyone who was at the Durban AIDS conference in 2000 remembers the moment we learnt of effective medications for HIV. Some of us were too scared to believe it. But it turned out to be true and what unfolded was relatively straightforward. Life rapidly changed for people with the virus who were able access treatment…. Read more