‘More health for the money’: an analytical framework for access to health care through microfinance and savings groups

@inproceedings{Saha2014MoreHF,
  title={‘More health for the money’: an analytical framework for access to health care through microfinance and savings groups},
  author={Somen Saha},
  booktitle={Community development journal},
  year={2014}
}
  • Somen Saha
  • Published 2014 in Community development journal
The main contributors to inequities in health relates to widespread poverty. Health cannot be achieved without addressing the social determinants of health, and the answer does not lie in the health sector alone. One of the potential pathways to address vulnerabilities linked to poverty, social exclusion, and empowerment of women is aligning health programmes with empowerment interventions linked to access to capital through microfinance and self-help groups. This paper presents a framework to… CONTINUE READING

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