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Hi Connor, thanks for the comment. I totally take the point about the DHS giving a fuller picture in terms of country coverage. The problem is that MCH ambulatory care accounts  for such a small sliver of care episodes especially when we weight them by the expenditure involved. Childbirth isn't cheap but MCH accounts for a tiny share of total health spending. So while it's interesting that the private sector is a big player in the small MCH subsector of the health system in Africa, it's fantastically misleading to go on say “the private health sector now provides half of all health services in the region.” I'm not saying the private sector is bad, or should be ignored, or scaled back, or anything like that -- they're different questions. I'm simply wanting to straighten out the facts. Best, Adam