Leveraging Services for Employment, Growth and Equity – Access to Essential Services: The Global Context for Education, Health, Water and Sanitation

As the Millennium Development Compact argues, the first cluster of policies required for countries to break out of poverty traps involve investing in health and education. These investments contribute to growth and human development. Moreover, education, health, nutrition, and water and sanitation complement each other, with investments in any one contributing to better outcomes in…