Helpdesk Report: Measuring health and poverty: A review of approaches to identifying the poor

Abstract

This paper provides a critical review of methods for defining and measuring poverty. It attempts to inform policy formulation by International aid organisations by drawing attention to the necessity of measuring poverty indicators alongside health indicators, while monitoring progress to health related MDGs and other global health initiatives.

Citation

Falkingham, J.; Namazie, C. Helpdesk Report: Measuring health and poverty: A review of approaches to identifying the poor. Health Systems Resource Centre, UK (2002) 71 pp.

Helpdesk Report: Measuring health and poverty: A review of approaches to identifying the poor

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