Video: Laying the foundation for public-private engagement in Madagascar

In Madagascar, SHOPS Plus has worked successfully with public and private health stakeholders to lay the groundwork for public-private engagement in health. In this video, SHOPS Plus Chief of Party Sarindra Ramanitrivonony and Dr. Julie Harisoa from the Ministry of Public Health discuss the barriers to public-private engagement and the project’s approach to fostering collaboration between both sectors. SHOPS Plus Health Specialist Dr. Fanantenana Randriamahenintsoa and Dr. Lantonirina Rakotovao from the District Public Health Service speak about increasing knowledge of the private health sector. Dr. Vero Randriamalala, President of the Federation of Health Mutuelles, discusses SHOPS Plus’s support to create the Federation to better organize the private health sector. Dr. Mamy Seth Rasolonjatovo, President of the Association of Private Hospitals in Madagascar, and Dr. Barbara Rakotonarivo of the Tananarivienne Inter-Company Health Organization explains how SHOPS Plus fostered public-private dialogue.

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July 2021
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