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Developing Countries: Health Services

Question for Department for International Development

UIN HL3003, tabled on 3 November 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 31 October (HL2510), in which developing countries the UK supports private healthcare providers.

Answered on

16 November 2016

To help ensure the health needs of the poor are met, the UK Department for International Development supports improvement of the quality, affordability and accessibility of healthcare provided to poor people by non-state providers. This forms part of DFID’s approach to accelerating progress towards universal health coverage in a range of its priority countries currently including Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.