If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Annex B: The Basic Economics of Scaling Up Healthcare in Low‐Income Settings

$32.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


The greatest challenge of global public health is to scale up the access of the world's poor to basic health services. An estimated 11 million children die each year of readily preventable and treatable conditions. Roughly half of these deaths occur in sub‐Saharan Africa, though sub‐Saharan Africa constitutes just 12% of the world's population. The over‐arching problem is extreme poverty, and the over‐arching solution is targeted assistance by the developed world to enable the poorest countries, and especially those in sub‐ Saharan Africa, to introduce basic health services with guaranteed availability to all. 

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: April 1, 2009

Related content



Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more