Blanchard, Caroline and Godinot, Xavier and Laureau, Chantal and Wodon, Quentin (2007): Learning from the Extreme Poor: Participatory Approaches to Fostering Child Health in Madagascar. Published in: e-Findings (World Bank Africa Region) No. 277 (1. August 2007): pp. 1-5.
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Very poor people are often considered ignorant and even incapable of thinking, because they have had no opportunity to gain skill in expression through education. The experience of contempt and exclusion is deep among the poorest, whether they live in rich or poor countries, and it often prevents them from participating in social programs. This note provides a summary of a study on access to health care conducted by the International Movement ATD Fourth World in Madagascar, with the aim to outline the organization's approach to reaching the very poor and building projects in close partnership with them.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Learning from the Extreme Poor: Participatory Approaches to Fostering Child Health in Madagascar|
|Keywords:||Extreme Poverty, Health Care, Community Development, Madagascar|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I30 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I10 - General
|Depositing User:||Quentin Wodon|
|Date Deposited:||14. Sep 2008 06:35|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 06:42|
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