In Argentina, the World Bank supported the government’s Plan Nacer health program that gives provincial authorities fi nancial incentives for enrolling pregnant women and children and for meeting specifi c primary health goals. As part of this, researchers tested whether providing a temporary increase in fi nancial incentives to clinics would encourage providers to initiate care for pregnant women in the fi rst trimester—and whether this would continue even after the increase stopped.

About the Presenters

Daphna Berman