Access to Essential Services: Education and Health

Year Published 2005
Business unit: Special Projects
Resource type: Research reports
Research report: HSRC
File type: PDF
Theme(s): Economic Development, Poverty, Social Development


This purpose of this paper is to demonstrate first the importance of improving access to and equity in the provision of essential services such as education, health, water and sanitation, for enhancing human development outcomes through inter alia, poverty eradication, economic growth, and broader social development. Part Two of this ‘synthesis’ paper describes the ‘global context’ and is drawn from a more detailed analysis (Pillay, 2005a).

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