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    Impact of Maternal and Child Health Private Expenditure on Poverty and Inequity (ADB RETA 6515)

    Project ID: HE-002 Status: Completed

    Out-of-pocket expenditures can represent a significant barrier and cause of hardship to people seeking and receiving care for maternal, neonatal and child health. This ADB RETA study led by IHP is examining the impact of out-of-pocket expenditures on access to MNCH care in Asia-Pacific region generally, and looking more closely at 16 ADB developing country members. The study is reviewing available household surveyd data and recent literature on the topic, before undertaking more detailed analysis of the situation in several countries, including field work.

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     Project at a glance  Project team
    Start Date: Jun 2009
    End Date: Dec 2012
    Themes: Health equity, Health systems, Maternal and child health
    Sponsor(s): ADB
    Client: ADB
    IHP Staff: Ravi Rannan-Eliya, Lara Brearley, Shiyam Mohamed, Vindya Eriyagama, Ruwanthi Elwalagedara, Chamara Anuranga, Jayalal Chandrasiri, Gayani Kasthuri, Janaki Jayanthan, Reem Hafez, Ruwani Wickramasinghe
     Location  Further information
    Region: Asia
    Country(s): Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Solomon Islands,Timor Leste, Viet Nam
    Partner(s): Equitap network partners
    More details: Equitap research at IHP
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