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Author Nah, Seung-Hee, 1951-

Title Establishing private health care facilities in developing countries : a guide for medical entrepreneurs / Seung-Hee Nah and Egbe Osifo-Dawodu
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 232 pages) : illustrations
Series WBI development studies
WBI development studies.
Contents Introduction -- Project concept and mission statement -- The prefeasibility analysis -- The feasibility analysis -- Obtaining financing -- Marketing your facility -- Facility planning and design -- Major medical equipment -- Facility construction -- Facility opening -- Appendices
Summary This book is a practical guide for medical professionals with little or no business experience who are interested in establishing health care facilities in developing countries. It is an introduction to the kinds of basic research and planning required to identify viable solutions and reduce the risk of failure. Drawing on resources and lessons from across the World Bank Group and elsewhere, the book aims to provide medical entrepreneurs with some of the tools they need to build sustainable health care facilities, whether for-profit or nonprofit, for their communities. It offers guidance on ke
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-232)
Notes Print version record
Subject Health facilities -- Developing countries -- Design and construction.
Health facilities -- Developing countries -- Planning.
Developing Countries.
Health Facility Planning -- methods.
Hospital Design and Construction -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Osifo-Dawodu, Egbe, 1965- author
LC no. 2006103080
ISBN 0821369474
0821369482 (electronic bk.)
9780821369487 (electronic bk.)