This concept note develops a rationale for conducting value chain analysis in the health sectorwhere it is traditionally not appliedto facilitate private sector growth and increase utilization of priority health services and products. It offers a preliminary methodology for applying value chain analysis to identify bottlenecks, potential synergies and improve efficiencies in the health sector supply chain.download pdf
This paper informs the policy debate on innovative strategies for working with the private health sector. The author uses a small and medium enterprise (SME) development framework to examine whether access to finance is a constraint to the development of the private health sector and how a lack of finance limits private sector development.
This handbook covers elements of business management that will enable clinics to compete in their local market. It was developed for private health providers, such as midwives, nurses, and doctors, who operate small clinics and have limited business skills. Areas of focus include record keeping, financial reporting, marketing, business management, and credit management. download pdf