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
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 6515
|Approval Date||18 Dec 2008|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||300|
|Geographical Location||Regional, involving countries in both Asia and the Pacific|
Health and social protection
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
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