Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Public Private Partnership in Healthcare
Healthcare policy makers and managers across the world are increasingly considering public- private partnerships (PPP) as a way to deliver better and more efficient service to citizens.
In previous years, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management offered an intensive one-week course on PPPs in healthcare.
The course development was sponsored by the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group and supported by UK Aid. The course received highly appreciative feedback from participants from some 20 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East as well officials from development aid agencies.
The course is aimed specifically at key public decision-makers and managers of healthcare PPPs also including oversight agencies and private operators, as well as officials from development agencies supporting PPP approaches.
Benefits of the programme
Participants will discuss the potential downside of PPPs using case studies of hotly debated PPPs. Participants from developing economies are encouraged to “bring their own PPP” to the course and will receive feedback on their burning issues from faculty members as well as professional colleagues from other countries and agencies.
Prof. Dr. Afschin Gandjour
works as a Professor of Health Management at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany. He is a medical doctor, health economist, and philosopher and ranks among the top 5 researchers in business administration in Germany (ranking by the newspaper Handelsblatt from September 2012).
Prof. Dr. Michael Klein
is Professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany and a Senior Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C.
Michael worked at the World Bank (1982 – 2009), most recently as Vice President for Financial and Private Sector Development for the World Bank Group as well as Chief Economist, International Finance Corporation. He was Chief Economist of the Royal Dutch / Shell Group (1997 – 2000) and headed the unit for non-OECD economies at the OECD Economics Department (1991 – 1993).
Prof. Dr. Rainer Sibbel
has held the Chair for International Health Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management since 2004. He is the Academic Director of the MBA – International Healthcare Management programme and head of the Institute for International Health Management.
Paul Da Rita
is an experienced PPP practitioner who has worked with many public and private sector organisations in delivering innovative and complex healthcare PPP projects across the world, over the last 20+ years. After many years in Corporate roles, Paul decided to set up on his own to better allow him to focus on the two areas of work that he has a real passion for – Health PPPs and Emerging Markets.
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