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Becoming poverty focused: implications for health actors

Fisher, E., Holland, J. and James, S. (2001) Becoming poverty focused: implications for health actors. Development, 44 (1). pp. 22-30.

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Abstract/Summary

The article explores the relationship between health sector interventions and poverty analysis. It is suggested that a dynamic asset approach to poverty and health provides a framework for intervention that recognizes the complex strategies adopted by poor individuals, households and communities. The linked nature of the asset approach leads to an inter-sectoral focus and provides extra stimulation to engage with diverse partners who may be slow to own poverty reduction and health policies.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development > Economic and Social Sciences Division > Livelihoods Research
ID Code:32327
Publisher:The Society for International Development & SAGE Publications

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