Collaborative governance of public health in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from research in public administration
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Sch Govt & Publ Policy
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CitationEmerson K Collaborative governance of public health in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from research in public administration BMJ Global Health 2018;3:e000381.
JournalBMJ GLOBAL HEALTH
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AbstractMultisectoral governance, one of many terms used to describe collaborative, cross-boundary approaches to solving complex public problems, is being applied broadly in several policy arenas, most notably in environmental and natural resource management, but increasingly in public health in multiple settings and scales around the globe. This paper explores how to transfer knowledge about collaborative governance to challenging public health settings found in low-income and moderate-income countries (LMICs). This paper presents a general background on collaborative governance, summarises some relevant empirical findings on the performance of collaborative governance and lays out some of the challenges and considerations for thinking about improving collaborative public health governance in LMICs.
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