Qualities of enduring cross-sector partnerships in public health

Am J Surg. 2003 Jan;185(1):26-9. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9610(02)01143-1.


The social, economic and political challenges accompanying our rapidly transforming global health environments have created unique social challenges that demand cross-sector solutions. Four cross-sector partnerships are reviewed with a special focus on sector roles, change management, phases of partnership development, and key factors for success.

MeSH terms

  • Health Care Reform*
  • Health Policy
  • Humans
  • Interinstitutional Relations*
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Organizational Affiliation
  • Private Sector
  • Public Health / standards*
  • Public Health / trends
  • Public Sector
  • Quality of Health Care*
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • United States
  • World Health Organization