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Most Health-Related Development Assistance Spent On People Under Age 60, Study Shows

NPR: The Global Gap In Health Care Dollars For Young And Old Is Huge
“…A new study in the journal Health Affairs broke down the $36.4 billion spent on health assistance from development agencies and nonprofit donors to low- and middle-income countries. Ninety percent is spent on people under the age of 60. ‘The lion’s share of assistance is going to children,’ says Joseph Dieleman, professor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, Seattle, and an author of the study…” (Brink, 5/9).

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