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Zerish Tasleem, Muhammad Hatim, Mahnoor Malik, Muhammad Nadeem and Muhammad Tariq Ramzan
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Zerish Tasleem: PhD Scholar, School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Muhammad Hatim: Assistant Professor, School of Integrated Social Sciences, The University of Lahore, Pakistan
Mahnoor Malik: Visiting Faculty, Department of Political Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
Muhammad Nadeem: Lecturer, Department of Psychology, The University of Lahore, Pakistan
Muhammad Tariq Ramzan: Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, The University of Lahore, Pakistan

Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 2022, vol. 11, issue 2, 104-109

Abstract: Poverty is a multidimensional global issue and cannot be eradicated with one thrust. Health is most important determinant for the alleviation of poverty. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of health on rural poverty in rural areas of Pakistan. The study designed by using quantitative methodology, data was collected through the structured questionnaire from the households of rural area of Southern Punjab, Pakistan. The estimated results showed that there is significant relationship between health and rural poverty. Research study concludes that health facilities are significant relationship with rural poverty; increase in health facilities, decrease the rural poverty. Study enriches the literature empirically on relationship among health and poverty. Thus, strategies and policies aim to reducing the poverty.

Keywords: Health; poverty alleviation; ruralareas; Southern Punjab; Pakistan (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I10 I30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2022
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