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"COVID-19 and Private Health: Market and Governance Failure"

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An Open Access article by Dr Owain Williams has been published in Development.

In the Abstract, Dr Williams writes,

This article examines how the pandemic has produced a mass markets failure in private health services globally, particularly in the tertiary or hospital sector [...] Beyond this, I explore how market failure has been met by often chaotic governance and policy responses by states, with indications of many serious fractures in state-firm relations and the thin legitimacy of the public–private partnership model for health systems.

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