Establishing Private Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries A Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs

by Seung-Hee Nah, Egbe Osifo-Dawodu

Establishing Private Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries A Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs Synopsis

This book is a practical guide for medical professionals with little or no business experience who are interested in establishing health care facilities in developing countries. It is an introduction to the kinds of basic research and planning required to identify viable solutions and reduce the risk of failure. Drawing on resources and lessons from across the World Bank Group and elsewhere, the book aims to provide medical entrepreneurs with some of the tools they need to build sustainable health care facilities, whether for-profit or nonprofit, for their communities. It offers guidance on key issues such as the project concept, prefeasilibity and feasibility analyses, regulatory and policy environments, investment and financing needs, marketing and pricing principles, facility construction, staffing, and risk management.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780821369470
Publication date: 30th June 2007
Author: Seung-Hee Nah, Egbe Osifo-Dawodu
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Health systems & services,

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