Decentralization as a governance tool in health care
The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, March 2011
The new Spring issue of Euro Observer looks at decentralization as a governance tool in health care.
Spring 2011 Volume 13, Number 1
Case studies on
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“…..A common challenge across the majority of countries in
Looking at the arguments for and against, in many cases the same reasons are used to justify movement in opposite directions. So is decentralization purely a politically driven phenomenon or is it the wrong instrument used for the right objective?......” Jeni Bremner, Director, European Health Management Association,
The complexities of decentralization
The paradox of power in British health services
Health system decentralization in
Recentralization 10 years later – success or failurein
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