sifpo2-uhc-graphicv2In many countries, people rely on a variety of for-profit, not-for-profit and charitable small-scale private providers, maternity homes, and hospitals to access primary health care services, including maternal, newborn and child care and reproductive health and family planning. As health system stewards, governments can leverage existing resources available in the private sector to move closer to universal health coverage (UHC). They can also play an important role in helping to ensure the quality, comprehensiveness, and accessibility of services delivered by these private providers…..more