Research Papers/Topics in Health Administration And Management

THE COMPLEMENTARY ROLE OF PRIVATE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: PERSPECTIVES OF THE REGULATOR, PROVIDER AND CARE SEEKERS IN THE UPPER WEST REGION OF GHANA

This study explored the perspectives of regulators, private healthcare providers and healthcare seekers on the complementary role of private sector providers in the Upper West Region of Ghana. A mixed method approach was adopted. Key informant interviews were conducted with regional and district directors of health services as regulators, and managers of private healthcare facilities as providers, while a semi-structured questionnaire was administered to healthcare seekers. The World Health O...