Health care access of the very poor in Kenya

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This paper reviews a model of health care delivery for the poorest, developed in Kenya. "It illustrates that a pro-poor health system can be developed if the true representatives of the poorest are enabled to participate in health care delivery, and good governance and proper systems are established...With the active involvement of the community in a mutually supportive manner, the utilisation of services and access to basic health care for the poorest can be improved"

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Workshop Paper 11
Meeting the health related needs of the very poor
DFID workshop
14-15 February, 2005
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