Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs and Primary Health Care Programs on childhood mortality : evidence from Brazil

More than half of the world’s poor are children; and the cumulative effects of poverty, especially in early childhood, can cause nutritional deficiencies and health problems that can reduce a child’s capacity to later sustain a normal life and cope with difficulties. Poor children are more likely to die from pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, measles and HIV… CONTINUE READING