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    identifying tax benefits or incentives to reduce poverty among older adults

    Poverty reduction measures are an important approach to improving health and well-being.(2) A recent survey found that poverty among older adults was lower in 20 out of 35 OECD countries when compared to the population as a whole.(3) In Canada, while the prevalence of low income among older adults has de...

    Evidence from systematic reviews to inform decision making regarding financing mechanisms that improve access to health services for poor people

    Without evidence-informed action, health-related Millennium Development Goals as well as those of individual nations are unlikely to be achieved. Health policies are influenced by a variety of factors – values and beliefs, stakeholder power, institutional constraints, and donor funding flows, among oth...

    Issue brief: supporting neighbourhood-based approaches to addressing poverty concentration and its impacts on health in Hamilton

    This issue brief was prepared in the context of great local concern about dramatic inequalities in health between neighbourhoods in Hamilton, which correspond closely with long-standing neighbourhood concentrations of poverty. There has been widespread awareness of the problem of concentrated poverty in ...

    Opciones de política para promover la inclusión de los jóvenes en situación de vulnerabilidad a la vida productiva de Ciudad Juárez

    La elaboración de esta publicación se dio como parte de la Iniciativa de Prevención de la Violencia y las Lesiones (VIP) en el marco de Salud y Seguridad Humana, desarrollado e implementado por un grupo de instituciones, cordinado por la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/Organización Mundial de ...

    Zero child hunger: breaking the cycle of malnutrition

    Is there enough evidence to show that increased household income and a better diet can improve children?s nutritional status? Drawing from a recent systematic review (Masset et.al.2011) of agricultural interventions aimed at improving the nutritional status of children, the key findings are: 1-Nutrition-...

    Health insurance for the poor: myth or reality

    A growing evidence base suggests that health insurance in poor areas can improve people?s access to health care. But the poorest in these areas do not seem to benefit much. Health insurance programs, generally, have not helped in reaching out to the poorest or improving their health care use. And whether...