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Combining Conditional Cash Transfers and Primary Health Care to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Brazil

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  • Davide Rasella

    () (Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Federal University of Bahia)

  • Rômulo Paes-Sousa

    () (World Centre for Sustainable Development, RIO+ Centre)

Abstract

Strategies adopted to reduce child mortality in developing countries are usually focused on interventions addressing biological causes, without considering its key underlying determinants. Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are poverty reduction interventions that transfer money to poor households with the requirement that parents comply with specific conditions focused on improving health and education for their children.

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  • Davide Rasella & Rômulo Paes-Sousa, 2013. "Combining Conditional Cash Transfers and Primary Health Care to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Brazil," One Pager 242, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:opager:242
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