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Comparative Performance of Private and Public Healthcare Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

          A Systematic Review

“…reevaluates the evidence relating to comparative performance of public versus private sector healthcare delivery in low- and middle-income countries….”

PLoS Medicine – 19 June 2012 - Volume 9 -| Issue 6 - e1001244

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“……Private sector healthcare delivery in low- and middle-income countries is sometimes argued to be more efficient, accountable, and sustainable than public sector delivery. Conversely, the public sector is often regarded as providing more equitable and evidence-based care. We performed a systematic review of research studies investigating the performance of private and public sector delivery in low- and middle-income countries.

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