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The responsibility to protect: Inequities in international aid flows to Myanmar and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and their impact on maternal and child health

Grundy, John; Bowen, Kathryn; Annear, Peter; Biggs, Beverley-Anne


The Union of Myanmar and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) are the most disadvantaged aid recipients in Asia. In this paper we describe and analyse the inequities in international aid flows to these countries from a health equity and "responsibility to protect" perspective. Review of public health and health systems literature and examination of international aid flows reveals that countries with a comparable gross national income receive total aid flows 11 to 12 times larger...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Studies Review
DOI: 10.1080/10357823.2012.685449


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