41252-012: Impact of Maternal and Child Health Private Expenditure on Poverty and Inequity

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Health is a development issue. Health is central to development. For individuals, poor health undermines education and income opportunities. Ill health means loss of income and higher costs, further impoverishing poor people and increasing inequity. Indeed, after illiteracy and unemployment, health costs are the most important precursor to poverty. Health is a critical development issue at the national level too. Thirty to fifty per cent of Asia's economic growth between 1965 and ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 41252-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 6515
Approval Date 18 Dec 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300
Geographical Location Regional, involving countries in both Asia and the Pacific
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health insurance and subsidized health programs
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)


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