UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Child Poverty Insights - Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs and Primary Health Care Programs on childhood mortality: evidence from Brazil

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AUTHOR UNICEF and Davide Rasella, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
ORGANIZATION
TYPE Lessons Learned/Good Practices
DATE 2013
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

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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