16 January 2014

Large returns from small investments in women’s, children’s health

The Global Investment Framework for Women’s and Children’s Health, a recent study published in The Lancet, finds that an increased investment in health of only $5 per capita per year in 74 of the poorest countries can result in a nine-fold social and economic return. By making the additional investments needed for life-saving interventions, it would be possible to not only avoid unnecessary deaths, but also have healthier, more productive individuals, communities and countries. To read more click here