Effects of unconditional and conditional cash transfers on child health and development in Zimbabwe: a cluster-randomised trial

by Laura Robertson, Phyllis Mushati, Jeffrey W Eaton et al.
The Lancet, Early Online Publication, 26 February 2013

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Cash-transfer programmes can improve the wellbeing of vulnerable children, but few studies have rigorously assessed their effectiveness in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors conclude that their study results support strategies to integrate cash transfers into social welfare programming in sub-Saharan Africa, but further evidence is needed for the comparative effectiveness of unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) and conditional cash transfers (CCTs) programmes in this region.

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