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Understanding the Rising Powers' contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals
J. Constantine; M. Pontual / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
Rising powers such as Brazil, India and China have been criticised for being obstructive in the negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda. The start of the United Nations (UN) negotiations saw high expectations for the role of ...
Helpdesk Report: Behaviour change in under 2’s
C. Sambo / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
This report is on using behaviour change communication to impact positively on caring practices for children under two years of age in India. It has the following sections: Academic Literature Cochrane ...
Helpdesk Report: Education and fertility in India
R. Smith / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
The report has sections on the following areas: Education and fertility Education and fertility in India and the region Economic returns to women’s education in India Education and repro...
Helpdesk Report: Health service standards
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Minimum standards in healthcare are often referred to in documents but not expanded on in detail. This report covers the few documents that were found within the scope of this study that expanded on standards for healthcare. A ...
Helpdesk Report: Comparing the performance of private versus public secondary education
K. Martin / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
What evidence is there, for India and the region in particular, comparing the learning achievements and relative cost of private versus public secondary education, as indicators of their relative performance? The public versus ...
Helpdesk Report: Evidence base for local block grants in Education
L. Bolton / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
This Helpdesk query was asked to provide a literature / evidence review of the effectiveness – or otherwise – of sub-national flexible block grants in education in delivering enrolment, attendance and quality objectives. ...
Understanding CBHI hospitalisation patterns: a comparison of insured and uninsured women in Gujarat, India
BMC Medicine, 2014
Community-based health insurance has been associated with increased hospitalisation in low-income settings, but with limited analysis of the illnesses for which claims are submitted. A review of claims submitted to VimoSEWA, an inpati...
Incidence of poor and poverty risk in India across NSS regions for rural and urban areas, 2004-05 and 2009-10
S. Mishra / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
This note provides an estimate of incidence of poor and poverty risk in India across National Sample Survey (NSS) regions for 2004-05 and 2009-10 in rural and urban areas. It raises concern on increasing poverty risk and also incidenc...
The imprecision of volatility indexes
R. Grover; A. Shah / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
The volatility index (vix) is a measure of market's expectation of volatility. The usefulness of the forward-looking vix, over volatility forecasts based on historical data, has been explored extensively in literature. This has led to...
The cult of statistical significance - a review
S. Motiram / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
This paper presents a review and extended discussion of "The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice and Lives" by Deirdre McCloskey and Stephen Ziliak, a work that raises important issues relat...
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Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH)
The Journal of Community Nutrition & Health (JCNH) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal and is the official publication of the Rural Research Institute of Physiology & Applied Nutrition (RRIPAN). Aims and scopes The JCNH has developed into a modern peer-reviewed journal publishing original English language manuscripts in the field of community health, community nutri...
Indian Journal of Public Health
Indian Journal of Public Health is a peer-reviewed international journal published Quarterly by the Indian Public Health Association. It is indexed / abstracted by the major international indexing systems like Index Medicus/MEDLINE, SCOPUS, PUBMED, etc. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the ar...
Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
The Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health is a peer reviewed, open access journal, with an international editorial board. Integrating biomedical, social and environmental sciences, we welcome a wide range of contributions with an emphasis on development and lower income settings in order to support the evidence base for disease prevention and control. Submissions may includ...
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution.
Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor (IndMedica)
It is Indmedica's philosophy that all health and medical related information should be freely viewable and accessible by all, healthcare professionals and the public alike, in the hope of improving awareness,the standard level of health and ultimately improving the the lives of people all around India, and even the world. In line with this philosophy, its goal is to bring as much inform...
Indian Pediatrics
The general objective of Indian Pediatrics is " To promote the science and practice of Pediatrics." An important guiding principle has been the simultaneous need to inform, educate and entertain the target audience . The specific key objectives are: 1. To publish original, relevant, well researched peer reviewed articles on issues related to child health. 2. To provide contin...
Journal of Human Ecology (JHE)
The Journal of Human Ecology (J Hum Ecol) is a peer reviewed, internationally circulated journal. It publishes reports of original research, theoretical articles and timely reviews, and brief communications in the interdisciplinary field of Human Ecology. The Journal serves as a forum for social and life scientists and health professionals. Especially those who share common interests in understand...
Public Health Foundation of India
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, rese...
Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP)
The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP) is an initiative to explore and showcase India's success in meeting development challenges in terms of policy and practice. It supports evidence generation and uptake on global and national policy issues. The aim of the programme is to design, support and supervise the implementation of evidence generation and its uptake thereby meeting the key KPP objecti...
Environment Support Group (ESG)
Environment Support Group works with a variety of environmental and social justice initiatives across India and the world. They aim to pro-actively address issues and concerns collaborating across sectors and disciplines keeping the interests of local project affected communities and voiceless ecosystems in primary focus. Started informally in 1996 and formally registered as a Public...
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