Health care financing and utilization of maternal health services in developing countries.

@article{Kruk2007HealthCF,
  title={Health care financing and utilization of maternal health services in developing countries.},
  author={Margaret E. Kruk and Sandro Galea and Marta R. Prescott and Lynn P Freedman},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={303-10}
}
BACKGROUND The Millennium Development Goals call for a 75% reduction in maternal mortality between 1990 and 2015. Skilled birth attendance and emergency obstetric care, including Caesarean section, are two of the most important interventions to reduce maternal mortality. Although international pressure is rising to increase donor assistance for essential health services in developing countries, we know less about whether government or the private sector is more effective at financing these… CONTINUE READING

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