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Access to Social Services by the Poor and Disadvantaged in Asia and the Pacific

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  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: July 2003
  • Page count: 68
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 03.II.F.20

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ISBN: 9789211558425

About the product

This paper presents an overview of social services in Asia and the Pacific. It analyzes the access to social services by the poor and disadvantaged and examines important related issues. The following subjects are discussed in seven chapters: users of social services and users’needs, barriers to access social services, enhancement of the quality and delivery of social services, and fiscal resources and their effective use.