Health, economic development and household poverty: From understanding to action


In this volume Bennett, Gilson and Mills have gathered together essays written by academics and experts in the fields of health policy and economic development, each underscoring the need for political commitment to meet the needs of the poor and the development of strategies to build this commitment, covering: evidence regarding the links between health, economic development and household poverty, evidence on the extent to which health care systems address the needs of the poor and the near poor and innovative measures to make health care interventions widely available to the poor.


Bennett S, Gilson L and Mills A (2008) Health, Economic Development and Household Poverty: From Understanding to Action. 1st edn, CRC Press