Tag: privatisation

Public funding for private health care?

Mounting evidence shows that this funding is going to expensive out-of-reach private hospitals and clinics in low- and middle-income countries that are widening healthcare inequalities, exacerbating poverty and gender-based discrimination and violating human rights. Far from advancing progress towards Universal Health Coverage as governments have committed, this form of development finance is undermining it. 

Open statement: stop spending development funds on for-profit private healthcare providers | Oxfam International

Sick Development

A new Oxfam Report on the dangerous practice of funding private hospitals, forgetting the non rich…

How rich-country government and World Bank funding to for-profit
private hospitals causes harm, and why it should be stopped

Full English report .pdf (oi-files-d8-prod.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com)