Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health From 2003 to 2015
Zhihui Li, Mingqiang Li, George C Patton, Chunling Lu
JAMA NETWORK OPEN | AMER MEDICAL ASSOC | Published : 2018
Importance: Growth in financing has underpinned progress in most areas of health. Adolescent health has recently become a global priority, with inclusion in the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health, but little is known about patterns of financing and development assistance for adolescent health (DAAH). Objective: To provide estimates of DAAH at global, regional, and country levels. Design, Setting, and Participants: In this quality improvement study, data from the Creditor Reporting System were used to estimate flows of total DAAH and per-adolescent DAAH and to assess its distribution by donors, regions, and countries and the leading causes of burden of disease (ie..View full abstract
This study was funded by the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Ronda Stryker Funds at Harvard Medical School.