Monday, December 9, 2013

Child Poverty Insights: Impact on Conditional Cash Transfer Programs and Primary Health Care Programs on Childhood Mortality: Evidence from Brazil

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In the September 2013 issue of Child Poverty Insights Davide Rasella from Federal University of Bhaia in Salvador, Brazil, discuss the positive results from the Brazilian Social Protection programmes - Bolsa Familia and the Family Health Program.

The study provides evidence that a multi-sectoral approach composed of a large-scale conditional cash transfer program acting on social determinants of health, with an effective primary health care program attending basic health demands of the population, can substantially reduce childhood morbidity and mortality from poverty-related diseases in developing countries.

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