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Blog Post Discusses Conditional Cash Transfers’ Impacts On Health-Seeking Behaviors, Health Outcomes

World Bank’s “Development Impact”: Cash transfers and health: It matters when you measure, and it matters how many health care workers are around to provide services
David Evans, senior economist in the Chief Economist’s Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank, and Katrina Kosec, senior research fellow in the Development Strategy and Governance Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), discuss conditional and unconditional cash transfers and their effects on health indicators across various populations. Evans and Kosec describe the results and lessons learned from a study “evaluat[ing] the impact of conditional cash transfers on health-seeking behaviors and health outcomes in Tanzania” (11/9).

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