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Poverty and health

Health is higher on the international agenda than ever before. Concern for the health of poor people is a central development issue. In addition to its intrinsic value for individuals investment in health is an important and previously underestimated means of economic development; substantially improved health outcomes are a prerequisite if developing countries are to break out of the cycle of poverty. This DAC Reference Document on Poverty and Health jointly published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and WHO extends the analysis and recommendations of the D
Table Of Contents
CONTENTS; Acronyms; Overview and Purpose; Key Actions to Promote a Pro-poor Health Approach; Summary; Chapter 1. Investing in Health to Reduce Poverty; Chapter 2. Supporting Pro-poor Health Systems; Chapter 3. Key Policy Areas for Pro-poor Health; Chapter 4. Frameworks and Instruments for Health Programming and Monitoring; Chapter 5. Policy Coherence and Global Public Goods; Bibliography; 1. HIV/AIDS: a development problem; 2. Tobacco, alcohol and drug abuse: preventable causes of poverty and ill health; 3. The role of information and communication technology in pro-poor health systems
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