Social Franchising

The CHMI Primary Care Learning Collaborative is a peer-learning network that enables knowledge sharing among participating organizations on challenges related to quality, sustainability, efficiency, and scale. Launched in 2013, Collaborative members share successes, jointly solve problems related to common challenges, and highlight promising practices for organizations providing primary care in low- and middle-income countries.

Database at a Glances present cross-sections of the CHMI database to underscore trends our programs database is uncovering in countries where the private sector delivers the majority of health care.  This Database at a Glance analyses trends in chains and franchises.

Innovations in Tuberculosis Care: Exploring the Evidence Behind Emerging Practices in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

Innovations in privately delivered malaria healthcare: Exploring the evidence behind emerging practices

The fourth annual compendium of clinical social franchise programs has been compiled following the groundbreaking First Global Conference on Social Franchising, which was held in Mombasa, Kenya in November 2011. For the first time, franchise implementers profiled in this document came together to share experiences and lessons learned about franchised health clinics and services around the world. There are 52 franchises profiled in this compendium, including new programs from Indonesia, Mozambique, the Philippines, Somaliland, Sudan, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

Innovations in privately delivered maternal, newborn and child health: Exploring the evidence behind emerging practices

CARE Hospitals (CARE), was founded in 1997 by a group of physicians, chaired by Dr. Soma Raju, who worked at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), a public medical school in Hyderabad (India) for approximately ten years.

This case study describes the services provided and current funding structure of the Dentista do Bem (DdB), a not­‐for‐profit health initiative based out of São Paulo. The organization has become the largest chain of skilled volunteers in Brazil and has been replicated across Latin America and Portugal.