Articles by Gina Lagomarsino
A Growing Network of Global Health Innovators: CHMI announces new partners and strategy to scale up cutting-edge health care solutions
The Center for Health Market Innovations (CMHI) recently expanded its network of regional partners. These organizations are working to catalyze the scale-up, replication and improvement of innovative health care delivery programs in countries like Nigeria, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and Kenya. CHMI invites the NextBillion community to connect with these partners.
Franchising private clinics is an exciting approach for improving the quality and affordability of private health services delivered to the poor. A marriage of national health insurance and franchise networks would offer a new vision for health systems in developing countries, in a sustainable model that could dramatically expand access.
While assessing the good, the bad, and the innovative, new report by the World Bank Group finds that public-private engagement is less than systematic. The Healthy Partnerships report evaluates engagement with private providers in 45 African countries. Lead author Connor Spreng, an economist at the World Bank, on the findings.