NGOs and government partnership for health systems strengthening: A qualitative study presenting viewpoints of government, NGOs

Health systems are expected to serve the population needs in an effective, efficient and equitable manner. Therefore, the importance of strengthening of public, private and community health systems has been
emphasized time and again. In most of the developing countries, certain weaknesses and gaps in the government
health systems have been hampering the achievement of improved health outcomes. Public sector in Pakistan has been deficient in the capacity to deliver equitable and quality health services and thus has been grossly underutilized.