International conference on the social sciences and medicine. Balatonfüred HUN, 1994/10/10.
The thread of this paper is that vested interests prevail consistently in the formulation of health policy and provision of health services.
Several African countries illustrate how the health care standard becomes an end in itself, however ineffective it becomes as population and needs change.
Policy is not an exclusive prerogative of governments.
Industry of all sorts, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and development agencies use policies to determine, guide and shape investments and, in the case of the private sector, prevail favourably in competition.
With a few exceptions, planners plan to depict and alter a particular situation, to improve conditions according to a particular mode, ideology or belief.
Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Planification, Politique sanitaire, Service santé, International
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Planning, Health policy, Health service, International
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Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 09/06/1995.