We evaluate the long-term impact of Saude Crianca's 'family action plan' on the well-being of their graduates. The impact of Saude Crianca is measured in two ways. First, results from a recent survey are compared to indicators both at entry and on graduation from Saude Crianca. Second, the evaluators exploit a statistical matching technique with the help of comparable households hospitalized in Hospital Jesus, another public hospital in Rio de Janeiro.
Read the New York Times feature about Saude Crianca.