TITLE

A strategy against poverty

AUTHOR(S)
Hassouna, W.A.
PUB. DATE
November 1994
SOURCE
World Health;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses several aspects of health care in developing countries. The factors that influence accessibility to health care; The cost factor; Promoting free or low-cost access to health care; nongovernmental organizations (NGO) and the private sector; Immunization; Nutritional status; More.
ACCESSION #
9503097618

 

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