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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 9241594500 - in English: Moving Towards Universal Coverage Issues in Maternal–Newborn Health and Poverty

By Karl Wilhelmson

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Title: World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 9241594500 - in English: Moving Towards Universal Coverage Issues in Maternal–Newborn Health and Poverty  
Author: Karl Wilhelmson
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Wilhelmson, K. (n.d.). World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 9241594500 - in English. Retrieved from http://worldebooklibrary.com/


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The authors express their gratitude to Helga Fogstad of the WHO Department of Making Pregnancy Safer for her suggestions and support, and for making available important documents during the planning and preparation of this paper. Thanks are also due to Kamrul Islam and Johan Jarl for helpful comments and suggestions on an earlier draft of the paper. The authors also thank the two anonymous referees, the discussant, and the participants at the technical meeting held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 8 December 2004, for helpful comments and suggestions on an earlier draft of the paper.

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Contents Acknowledgements 4 Acronyms 4 Abstract 5 1. Introduction 7 1.1 Background 7 1.2 Aim of the study 8 1.3 Outline of the study 8 2. An overview of the theory of economic growth 9 2.1 The factors behind economic growth 9 2.2 Maternal–newborn health and economic growth 11 2.3 Health and economic growth studies 11 3. Methods and results of the literature search 13 3.1 Search method and selection criteria 13 3.2 The initial search and extended search 13 4. Methodological issues 15 4.1 Data issues 15 4.2 Model specification issues 16 5. Methods and results of five selected articles 19 5.1 Economic growth, health and poverty: an exploratory study for India (Gupta & Mitra, 2004) 19 5.2 The effect of health on economic growth: a production function approach (Bloom et al., 2004) 20 5.3 Health’s contribution to economic growth in an environment of partially endogenous technical progress (Jamison et al., 2004) 21 5.4 Economic growth and human development (Ranis et al., 2000) 22 5.5 Endogenous fertility, mortality and growth (Blackburn & Cipriani, 1998) 23 6. Conclusions and discussion 27 6.1 Summary of results 27 6.2 Conclusions of the review 27 6.3 Implications of the review 29 6.4 Future research 29 References 31

 

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