The Potentialities of the Private Health Sector and its Role in Health Services Provision in the Sudan

Health care policy in most developing countries has emphasized the development of government owned health services, largely financed by government revenues. But most public health services in developing countries are severely under–resourced which resulted in many problems and limitations in the provision of health services. Over most of the period since the Second World War, attention has focused on how to plan, develop and improve yields of the public investments in the health sector. However, the efforts towards that seemed far from adequate. Due to this situation within the public sector, the private health sector appeared to offer promise means of improving or avoiding the limitations of the public sector in delivering the needed health services.

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Yassir Abbas Saeed

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