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Submitted by Heide on
How can investments for health be used in such a way that they stimulate local economic cycles at the same time? For example, investments in quality-controlled local production of essential drugs and other commodities for child survival, in training and remuneration of health professionals and of community health workers/community resource persons, etc.? - A useful link on local economic cycles, with further references: http://www.apreis.org/docs/eco.dev.loc_karl.birk_ev.pdf Quotes the Greater London Council, 1985: “Are Londoners so well housed; are their homes so warm and so well furnished, are Londoners so well clothed and so healthy that there is nothing for 400.000 unemployed people to do?” - Couldn't the same be asked for developing countries, where both unmet needs and levels of unemployment are much greater? Hence, the questions above with regard to developing countries, especially in Africa.