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Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration

A comparative analysis of SADC and UNASUR health policies

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Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration: A comparative analysis of SADC and UNASUR health policies (PRARI)

PRARI is a social development research project that looks at world-regional social governance, politics, and policy. PRARI brings together an international team of researchers studying the scope for enhancing the effectiveness of the contributions of Southern regional organisations to poverty reduction. It receives funding from the ESRC.

About the research

About the research

The Poverty Reduction and Regional Integration (PRARI) is a mixed methods research study of Southern multilateral regional organisations' contributions to poverty reduction. It examines the scope for effective policy intervention by regional actors in Southern Africa and South America to improve health equity and access to health care by the poorest populations. Learn more...

About the research

About the team

We are an international team of researchers working across disciplinary boundaries and spanning Africa, South America and Europe. The team is an international research collaboration led by the Open University in collaboration with SAIIA, UNU-CRIS, FLACSO/Argentina and Southampton University. We are supported by an international Advisory Group comprised of scholars, policy makers and advocacy groups. Learn more...

About the issues

About the research

Poverty reduction is a primary international development goal. Poverty and ill-health are inextricably linked, and the greatest burden of disease is suffered by highly impoverished countries and populations. Countries are increasingly coming together to take action against these issues on a regional scale, but are regional commitments on health and poverty reduction being realised in practice? Learn more...

last Updated: 2 February 2016

  • PRARI
  • Open University
  • ESRC - DFiD
  • UNU -CRIS
  • SAIIA
  • FLACSO
  • Southampton University