Guidebook on Public–Private Partnership in Hospital Management

Publication | November 2013

How to develop a public–private partnership in hospital management? This guidebook offers six simple, customizable steps.

  • US$29.50 (hard copy)
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaims that "everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family." The guarantee of good health for its people is therefore every government's aspiration. Public-private partnerships (PPP) in health offer effective and sustainable solutions where the private sector and government can work together to bring long-term benefits to the people.

This publication looks at hospital management as an important component of well-rounded health-care systems. Through PPPs in hospital management, people will have increased access to effective, affordable, and compassionate health care services.

Key findings

This guidebook offers readers a guide for the development of a PPP in hospital management through six simple, customizable steps as follows:

  • Step 1: Determine needs and review the hospital services in the area;
  • Step 2: Identify stakeholders and their roles;
  • Step 3: Develop an implementation plan for the public-private partnership in hospital management;
  • Step 4: Develop a marketing and promotion plan;
  • Step 5: Conduct procurement; and
  • Step 6: Implement the public-private partnership in hospital management (focusing on monitoring and evaluation).


  • Program Overview
  • Why This Guidebook?
  • Reading Guide
  • Developing a Public–Private Partnership in Hospital Management (Overview)
  • The Steps in Developing a Public–Private Partnership in Hospital Management
  • References
  • Annexes

Additional Details

  • Health
  • Health finance
  • TIM135774-2
  • 978-92-9254-300-6 (print)
  • 978-92-9254-301-3 (eletronic)

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