Effects of the World Bank's maternal and child health intervention on Indonesia's poor: evaluating the safe motherhood project.

@article{Baird2011EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the World Bank's maternal and child health intervention on Indonesia's poor: evaluating the safe motherhood project.},
  author={J Christopher Baird and Steven Ma and Jennifer Prah Ruger},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 12},
  pages={1948-55}
}
This article examines the impact of the World Bank's Safe Motherhood Project (SMP) on health outcomes for Indonesia's poor. Provincial data from 1990 to 2005 was analyzed combining a difference-in-differences approach in multivariate regression analysis with matching of intervention (SMP) and control group provinces and adjusting for possible confounders. Our results indicated that, after taking into account the impact of two other concurrent development projects, SMP was statistically… CONTINUE READING
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