Family Benefits to Promote Children's Health and Well-being: Findings from 128 Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Learning Areas:Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Discuss the mechanisms through which family cash benefits impact children’s health and well-being. Identify the extent to which provision of cash family benefits among low- and middle-income countries is aligned with existing evidence and international agreements. Describe a comprehensive global database on cash family benefits. Explain how this data can be accessed, utilized for research purposes, used to advance children’s well-being.
Keyword(s): Child Health Promotion, Public Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a Policy Analyst at the WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD), I have been involved in collecting, coding, and disseminating WORLD policy data. I have contributed to the analysis on prevalence of family benefits featured in this paper with the co-authors listed. My MPH training in Community Health Sciences and my previous community-based work in underserved communities has featured a strong focus on social and economic determinants of health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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