Research on the relationship between governments and non-governmental organizations in the health sector in Nepal, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Vietnam, and the role of legislation in this, is briefly described, and general recommendations are made. [Based on the article by S. Mayhew: 'Hegemony, Politics and Ideology: The Role of Legislation in NGO-Government Relations in Asia’, Journal of Development Studies (2005) 41 (5) pp. 727-758].
id21 Research Highlight: 22 December 2005
Legislation generates conflict and opportunity for Asian non-governmental organisations