This paper presents an overview of the health scenario of the extreme poor. It covers the main constraints and barriers in accessing medical care, the coping strategies used to manage health shocks and stresses, and moves on to look at the principles for designing health care interventions for the extreme poor.
Calder, R.; Standing, H. Addressing the Health Needs of the Extreme Poor. A Desk Study by shiree. Shiree, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2009) 16 pp. ISBN 978 984 33 0320 2