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Swimming against the tide: strategies for improving equity in health (English)

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The evidence shows that government spending for health in many developing countries benefits the well-to-do more than the poor. However, a combination of favorable political forces and sound public policies can shift the focus of government expenditures... See More +

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  • Birdsall, Nancy; Hecht, Robert;
  • 1995/05/31
  • Human Capital Working Paper
  • 14567
  • 1
  • Korea, Republic ofMalaysiaCosta RicaZimbabwe
  • East Asia and PacificAfricaLatin America & Caribbean
  • Swimming against the tide: strategies for improving equity in health
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