Health policy: using the time factor to good effect.

  title={Health policy: using the time factor to good effect.},
  author={Leisinger Km},
Shortterm improvements in the state of health can be an entry point to break the vicious circle of poverty and disease. Health measures that show quick impressive results can visibly demonstrate the possibility of change to people otherwise resigned to poverty. This can in turn motivate them to participate in longterm efforts to raise their standard of living. Mothers and children are appropriate targets for shortterm change. Infant and child mortality is the most sensitive indicator of a… CONTINUE READING