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Safe motherhood interventions in low-income countries: an economic justification and evidence of cost effectiveness


  • Jowett, Matthew


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  • Jowett, Matthew, 2000. "Safe motherhood interventions in low-income countries: an economic justification and evidence of cost effectiveness," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 53(3), pages 201-228, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:53:y:2000:i:3:p:201-228

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    1. Prata, Ndola & Sreenivas, Amita & Greig, Fiona & Walsh, Julia & Potts, Malcolm, 2010. "Setting priorities for safe motherhood interventions in resource-scarce settings," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 94(1), pages 1-13, January.
    2. Magnus Lindelow, 2003. "Understanding spatial variation in the utilization of health services: does quality matter?," Economics Series Working Papers WPS/2004-12, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    3. Wyndow, Paula & Li, Jianghong & Mattes, Eugen, 2013. "Female Empowerment as a Core Driver of Democratic Development: A Dynamic Panel Model from 1980 to 2005," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 34-54.
    4. Mônica Viegas Andrade & Kenya Valéria M. de Souza Noronha & Abhishek Singh & Cristina Guimarães Rodrigues & Sabu S. Padmadas, 2011. "Equidade na utilização dos serviços de saúde no Brasil: um estudo comparativo entre as regiões brasileiras no período 1998-2008," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td446, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
    5. Cook, Cynthia T., 2002. "The effects of skilled health attendants on reducing maternal deaths in developing countries: testing the medical model," Evaluation and Program Planning, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 107-116, May.
    6. Magnus Lindelow, 2004. "Understanding spatial variation in the utilization of health," Development and Comp Systems 0409058, EconWPA.
    7. Prata, Ndola & Greig, Fiona & Walsh, Julia & West, Anna, 2004. "Ability to pay for maternal health services: what will it take to meet who standards?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 70(2), pages 163-174, November.

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