Effect of combining a health program with a microfinance-based self-help group on health behaviors and outcomes

@inproceedings{Saha2015EffectOC,
  title={Effect of combining a health program with a microfinance-based self-help group on health behaviors and outcomes},
  author={Somen Saha and Michelle Kermode and P. L. Annear},
  booktitle={Public health},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Women's participation in microfinance-based self-help groups (SHGs) and the resultant social capital may provide a basis to address the gap in health attainment for poor women and their children. We investigated the effect of combining a health program designed to improve health behaviours and outcomes with a microfinance-based SHG program. DESIGN A mixed method study was conducted among 34 villages selected from three blocks or district subdivisions of India; one in Gujarat, two… CONTINUE READING
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