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In Search of a Sustainable Philanthropy

by Owen Dyer

Jun 1, 2006

Philanthropists are important funders of health care in developing countries, but their funding can be unreliable and misdirected. One philanthropist found that the best way to establish a health-care project of lasting benefit was to address unmet needs in the local health system, listen to the experts and work closely with local partners.