The effect of Self-Help Groups on access to maternal health services: evidence from rural India

@inproceedings{Saha2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of Self-Help Groups on access to maternal health services: evidence from rural India},
  author={Somen Saha and Peter Leslie Annear and Swati Pathak},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION The main challenge for achieving universal health coverage in India is ensuring effective coverage of poor and vulnerable communities in the face of high levels of income and gender inequity in access to health care. Drawing on the social capital generated through women's participation in community organizations like SHGs can influence health outcomes. To date, evidence about the impact of SHGs on health outcomes has been derived from pilot-level interventions, some using… CONTINUE READING
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