Health And Economic Development - Linkage And Impact
It is apparent that the relationship between health and development is a two wayprocess. While healthy people in a country promote the development of the economyby contributing productively, economic development promotes better income earningavenues, which, in turn, generate demand for better services (including healthservices). The essential linkage between the two sets of processes (and the impactthat they make on each other) needs separate assessment. The present sectionfocuses on this important feature of the duality between health and development.