Table of contents for Health, economic development, and household poverty : from understanding to action / edited by Sara Bennett, Lucy Gilson, and Anne Mills.

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 Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures, List of Contributors, Preface, 1 Health, Economic Development and Household Poverty: the Role of the Health Sector, Anne Mills, Sara Bennett, Lucy Gilson, PART A Health, Development and Poverty, 2 The Consequences of Population Health for Economic Performance, Marcella Alsan, David Bloom, David Canning and Dean Jamison, 3 Illness and Labour Productivity: A Case Study from Rural Kenya, Sydney Rosen, Jonathon Simon and Matthew Fox, PART B The Effectiveness of Health Care Systems in Addressing the Needs of the Poor, 4 Access and Equity: Evidence on the Extent to Which Health Services Address the Needs of the Poor, Natasha Palmer, 5 Illness, Health Service Costs and Their Consequences for Households, Di McIntyre and Michael Thiede, 6 Coping with the Costs of Illness: Vulnerability and Resilience among Poor Households in Urban Sri Lanka, Steven Russell, PART C Restructuring Health Care Systems to Reach the Poor, 7 Alternative Approaches to Extending Health Services to the Poorest, Sara Bennett, 8 Targeting Services Towards the Poor: A Review of Targeting Mechanisms and their Effectiveness, Kara Hanson, Eve Worrall and Virginia Wiseman, 9 Protecting the Poor from the Cost of Services through Health Financing Reform, Sara Bennett and Lucy Gilson, 10 Building Voice and Agency of Poor People in Health: Public Action within Health Systems, Rene Loewenson, 11 Improving Equity in Health Through Health Financing Reform: A Case Study of the Introduction of Universal Coverage in Thailand, Supasit Pannarunothai, 12 Promoting Access, Financial Protection and Empowerment for the Poor: Vimo SEWA in India, M. Kent Ranson, Tara Sinha and Mirai Chatterjee, 13 Conclusions: From Evidence to Action, Sara Bennett, Lucy Gilson and Anne Mills, Bibliography, Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medical economics -- Developing countries.
Economic development -- Health aspects -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Health aspects -- Developing countries.
Health services accessibility -- Developing countries.
Medical policy -- Developing countries.
Medical care -- Developing countries.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics.
Developing Countries.
Health Policy -- economics.
Poverty.