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Socioeconomic-related inequalities in child malnutrition: evidence from the Ghana multiple indicator cluster survey

Jacob Novignon (), Emmanuel Aboagye (), Otuo Agyemang () and Genevieve Aryeetey ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Otuo Serebour Agyemang () and Otuo Serebour Agyemang

Health Economics Review, 2015, vol. 5, issue 1, 1-11

Abstract: The results suggest that there is the need to encourage critical policies directed towards improving female literacy in the country. The existence of a functional health insurance system and increasing universal coverage are recommended to mitigate child malnutrition. Copyright Novignon et al. 2015

Keywords: Child malnutrition; Inequality; Concentration index; Mother’s education; Health insurance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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