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Autor:innen: 
Ahmad, Hamna
Hussain, Sadia
Nazif, Muhammad Ahmed
Datum: 
2021
Schriftenreihe/Nr.: 
GLO Discussion Paper No. 939
Verlag: 
Global Labor Organization (GLO), Essen
Zusammenfassung: 
We investigate the causal impact of offering telehealth services to female microfinance borrowers on their health and bargaining power in the household. Using a balanced panel of 1218 female borrowers, we observe a positive impact of offering telehealth services on self-reported physical and mental health of treated relative to control women. Treated women seek healthcare more proactively; they are more likely to consult a doctor and they do so sooner, as compared to control women. In addition, treated women report greater inclusion in household decision-making. We also find positive spillover effects of offering telehealth services within the household, where we observe a greater likelihood of the spouse and children (of treated women) to seek health care.
Schlagwörter: 
health microinsurance
telehealth
physical health
mental health
Pakistan
Dokumentart: 
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