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Healthcare Governance and Voluntary Associations in Italy: an Overview
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Luca Fazzi 
Year:  2012 Issue: 1En Language: English 
Pages:  19 Pg. 69-87 FullText PDF:  131 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2012-001005EN
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This article develops a theoretical and empirical understanding of the governance processes between voluntary organizations and public health institutions in Italy. In theory, governance process allows to mitigate coordination failures between the public and voluntary agencies and to improve service delivery through community engagement. The article shown that governance between public and voluntary sector can produce very different levels of democratization and improvement of health and social programs. In some conditions, it may be that valorizing the voluntary sector can effectively renew and improve health policies, while in others the exact reverse may happen. The article offers an analysis of the main factors that influenced this result.
Keywords: Voluntary organizations, third sector, governance, health, citizen participation.

Luca Fazzi, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1En/2012, pp. 69-87, DOI:10.3280/SES2012-001005EN

   

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