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Standards of care

The following story was  originally published on IFPRI’s Food Security Portal. Quality healthcare plays a crucial role in improving the lives of the poor. In many developing countries, however, high-quality healthcare can be hard to come by. This is…


Understanding Rural Poverty in Bangladesh

Rohima (not her real name), a 25-year- old woman, lives in a new corrugated iron one-room house in the Manikganj district of Bangladesh with her husband and two daughters. In 2004, her husband, a day laborer, suffered a stomach ulcer which required…