PSI/Myanmar Collaborative Impact Study Planning
Evaluating the impact of a training and social franchising program in addressing the prevention and treatment of diarrhea and pneumonia in Children Under 5 (CU5) among the poor in rural areas of Myanmar. The Private Sector Healthcare Initiative is partnering with Population Services International (PSI) in Myanmar to conduct a series of four studies over three years. These studies are designed to study the four goals of social franchising: quality, cost-effectiveness, equity and scale. Other study partners include Dr. David Bishai of Johns Hopkins University and GHS epidemiologist Dr. Willi McFarland.