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Does Development Assistance for Health Really Displace Government Health Spending? Reassessing the Evidence

  • Rajaie Batniji mail,

    batniji@stanford.edu

    Affiliation: Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Eran Bendavid
  • Published: May 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001214

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No curiosity as to why?

Posted by droodman on 10 May 2012 at 21:24 GMT

Lu and colleagues leave out of the analysis 51 countries that IHME previously analyzed as recipients of DAH, including Russia and much of Eastern Europe, Iraq, Afghanistan, the occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, and several small Island states
http://plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001214#article1.body1.sec3.p1

Perhaps they had a good reason? It seems like some curiosity as to why is in order. Not so convincing otherwise.

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