Health Policies in Developing CountriesBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7023.130a (Published 13 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:130
- Veena Soni Raleigh
Ed Anne Mills, Anthony B Zwi (Special issue of the Journal of International Development, Vol 7, No 3, published by Wiley, Chichester, pounds sterling13.50) ISSN 0954 1748
The current polemics of health sector reform and health service financing are not confined to developed countries. Rapid political and economic changes, and advancing medical technologies, have compelled major shifts in health policy in middle and low income countries, bringing large scale structural adjustments in their wake.
Key players in the process of health sector reform in less developed countries are the external donors, especially international institutions such as WHO, UNICEF and the World Bank. Under the title Health Policies in Developing Countries, the Journal …