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Health in the post-2015 Development Framework: How to meet the needs of the most marginalized and excluded
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2014
What will be the global vision for health after the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)? The International HIV/AIDS Alliance has engaged in the post-2015 consultations and civil society discussions to determine this vision. This polic...
Universal health protection: progress to date and the way forward
International Labour Organization, 2014
This paper proposes policy options based on ILO research and experiences that aim at universal coverage and equitable access to health care. The policy options discussed focus on ensuring the human rights to social security and health...
Community engagement in health service delivery
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
What evidence is there to show that community participation and accountability in health service delivery leads to improved access to quality health services, improved health outcomes, increased government ownership/responsibility, an...
Demystifying Data: A Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People’s Sexual Health and Rights
R. Anderson / Alan Guttmacher Institute, 2014
Scientific evidence on the sexual and reproductive knowledge, attitudes, behaviours and health of young people can strengthen the work of health care providers, educators and advocates. Reliable statistics based on nationally represen...
ORIE Nigeria Research Summary: Qualitative Impact Evaluation - governance and social contexts for nutrition interventions
H. Annett / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
This briefing note summarises the findings of qualitative research on the governance and social contexts for nutrition interventions in Northern Nigeria. The research provides an evaluation ‘baseline’ for the UK Aid funded...
Dual Practice by health workers in South and East Asia: impacts and policy options
D. Hipgrave; M. Natchtnebel; K. Hort 2010
Health professionals, especially doctors, often undertake private work while employed by government. Such “dual practice” is found in both high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) around the world,...
Fiji Islands health systems review
Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2011
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) profiles are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. T...
Strengthening Community and Health Systems for Quality PMTCT: Applications in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Ethiopia
Pathfinder International, 2013
Globally, there are an estimated 34 million people living with HIV, the vast majority of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa. There are increasing efforts to reverse the trend, with emphasis placed on creating a generation in which no chi...
Asia in the ageing century: part III – healthcare
ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, 2013
This is the third research brief in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century, with a particular focus on the countries of East and South-East Asia. Highlights include: as Asian societies becom...
Purchasing arrangements with the private sector to provide primary health care in underserved areas
Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2014
Most countries in Asia and the Pacific are characterized by mixed health systems, that is, centrally planned public health services that operate side by side with private markets, and the private sector is used abundantly in some...
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A scientific diagram of the circulatory system, painted on a wall in Dubangat Momicha government-run secondary school, in Ethiopia. The mural indicates the main arteries and veins of the heart.

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