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In spite of progress made to control tropical diseases many developing countries in the world still show high rates of incidence. A program for malaria eradication has been in operation in Colombia since 1953, and the malaria incidence rate was falling until 1971. However, in recent years the rate has begun to rise again in affected areas of the country.… (More)
This work uses Keynesian principles and an analysis of the Colombian population in the 1970s to argue that the Colombian policy of slowing population growth, which was adopted with the aim of improving the general welfare of the population, has had shortterm negative effects on effective demand and thus on the level of employment and welfare. These… (More)
The role of socioeconomic factors as determinants of mortality from malaria in Colombia is analyzed. The relative importance of various indicators of socioeconomic development, including urbanization, per capita income, and educational level, is evaluated. Data are for the period 1950-1973.