Is Health Aid Reaching the Poor? Analysis of Household Data from Aid Recipient Countries

@inproceedings{Bendavid2014IsHA,
  title={Is Health Aid Reaching the Poor? Analysis of Household Data from Aid Recipient Countries},
  author={Eran Bendavid},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which the narrowing of child mortality across wealth gradients has been related to foreign aid to the health sector in low- and middle-income countries. METHODS Mortality and wealth data on 989,901 under-5 children from 957,674 households in 49 aid recipient countries in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean between 1993 and 2012 were used in the analysis. Declines in under-5 mortality in the four poorest wealth quantiles were compared to the… CONTINUE READING
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