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Characteristics and Structure of the Private Hospital Sector in Urban India: A Study of Madras City

Resource Type: Report Authors: V. R. Muraleedharan Published: 3/1/1999 Resource Description: This paper examines India’s private hospital sector, focusing on urban hospitals. Data collected for the study from a sample of hospitals in Madras City was used to analyze the size, infrastructure, and distribution of private hospitals, the range and pricing of services offered, and the various payment schemes for private […]

The Impact of Health Sector Reform on Public Sector Health Worker Motivation in Zimbabwe

Resource Type: Report Authors: Dorothy Mutizwa-Mangiza Published: 11/1/1998 Resource Description: During the past decade the economic situation in Zimbabwe has deteriorated significantly. Public sector health care workers have gone from being high status and relatively well paid members of the community to workers struggling to get a living wage from their jobs. This paper describes the specific policy measures that the […]

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