Lack of income, inadequate health services, poor infrastructure, and many other factors contribute to poor health in developing countries. Improving access to quality health services, and promoting use of health-promoting services and products, is a global policy priority.

IPA has a strong and expanding body of research in this area, with more than 100 evaluations, either completed or in progress, that measure the impact of health-related interventions. Among the many findings thus far, studies have shown that simple approaches, such as installing chlorine dispensers at water sources and providing free malaria bednets, can have dramatic impacts on health, particularly for children.  MORE »