Paul Farmer & Jim Kim on the “gritty business” of health care in the developing world

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From the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard

 

In the Lancet, Dr. Kim, Dr. Farmer and Professor Porter argue that despite the great progress made in improving global health in the past two decades, failure to pay attention to “the gritty business of actually delivering health care in developing countries” is resulting in inefficient, ineffective and inequitable health care for many, and this failure to deliver healthcare effectively presents one of the biggest obstacles facing global health today.

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