Lord Nigel Crisp Report on Global Health Partnerships, 2007.

Lord Crisp Report 2007

The most pressing needs in developing countries are for balanced and integrated health systems with a particular emphasis on public health and primary care, not hospitals and tertiary care, although these have their place. Providing health care to a needy population with an average total expenditure (public and private) of$36 a person each year – and a range going down to around $5–$10 in parts of Africa and India – is very different from providing for an affluent population in a developed country.

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