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Health cluster guide – a practical guide for country-level implementation of the health cluster
World Health Organization 2009
This guide suggests how the health cluster lead agency, coordinator and partners can work together during a humanitarian crisis to achieve the aims of reducing avoidable mortality, morbidity and disability, and restoring the delivery ...
Stories of change in nutrition: A tool pool
S. Gillespie; M. van den Bold / International Food Policy Research Institute 2015
In recent years, the discourse around nutrition has, at a global level, gained major political momentum. Yet although there is substantial evidence on what is needed to improve nutrition outcomes, less is known about how to achieve it...
Operational guidance for coordinated assessments in humanitarian crises
Inter-Agency Standing Committee 2012
The needs assessment task force developed this Operational Guidance for Coordinated Assessments in Humanitarian Crises to help realise the goal of better quality and more timely assessments through coordinated processes. It was not de...
Alternative Estimation Methodologies for Macro Model: ECM vs. OLS
S.W. Buenafe; C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This paper focuses on macroeconometric models and argues that they are a useful tool in analyzing the economy-wide or sector-specific effects of policy measures. Simulations using these models have enabled planners and policymake...
Who are opposed to free trade in the Philippines?
G. Pasadilla; C. Liao / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on the political support they receive. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago can be reversed in accordance with the government's free trade ...
Making waves: media’s potential for girls in the Global South
Caroline Sugg / BBC Media Action 2014
Doubly marginalised by both gender and age, there are an estimated 600 million adolescent girls in the world, many of whom live a bleak existence. For these girls, exclusion from basic public services, lack of autonomy, and vulnerabil...
A cluster randomized-controlled trial of a community mobilization intervention to change gender norms and reduce HIV risk in rural South Africa - Sonke Gender Justice
A Pettifor / BMC Public Health 2015
This paper describes the intervention design and implementation and presents the baseline findings of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) of a two-year, theory-based community-mobilisation intervention that aimed to change gen...
Training toolkit: the monitoring and evaluation for information literacy training initiatives in Africa: a journey approach
Institute of Development Studies UK 2013
Information literacy is the ability to acquire information, to interpret it and to treat it in an intelligent and critical manner. This toolkit isaimed at those who design and/or run information literacy training. The toolkit refers t...
Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations 2015
The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent. Accordingly, the situation of older persons in...
Rapid Assessment Method for Older People RAM-OP: the manual
HelpAge International 2015
Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible...
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Stories of change in nutrition: A tool pool
S. Gillespie; M. van den Bold / International Food Policy Research Institute 2015
In recent years, the discourse around nutrition has, at a global level, gained major political momentum. Yet although there is substantial evidence on what is needed to improve nutrition outcomes, less is known about how to achieve it...
Operational guidance for coordinated assessments in humanitarian crises
Inter-Agency Standing Committee 2012
The needs assessment task force developed this Operational Guidance for Coordinated Assessments in Humanitarian Crises to help realise the goal of better quality and more timely assessments through coordinated processes. It was not de...
Alternative Estimation Methodologies for Macro Model: ECM vs. OLS
S.W. Buenafe; C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
This paper focuses on macroeconometric models and argues that they are a useful tool in analyzing the economy-wide or sector-specific effects of policy measures. Simulations using these models have enabled planners and policymake...
Who are opposed to free trade in the Philippines?
G. Pasadilla; C. Liao / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on the political support they receive. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago can be reversed in accordance with the government's free trade ...
Making waves: media’s potential for girls in the Global South
Caroline Sugg / BBC Media Action 2014
Doubly marginalised by both gender and age, there are an estimated 600 million adolescent girls in the world, many of whom live a bleak existence. For these girls, exclusion from basic public services, lack of autonomy, and vulnerabil...
A cluster randomized-controlled trial of a community mobilization intervention to change gender norms and reduce HIV risk in rural South Africa - Sonke Gender Justice
A Pettifor / BMC Public Health 2015
This paper describes the intervention design and implementation and presents the baseline findings of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) of a two-year, theory-based community-mobilisation intervention that aimed to change gen...
Training toolkit: the monitoring and evaluation for information literacy training initiatives in Africa: a journey approach
Institute of Development Studies UK 2013
Information literacy is the ability to acquire information, to interpret it and to treat it in an intelligent and critical manner. This toolkit isaimed at those who design and/or run information literacy training. The toolkit refers t...
Directory of research on ageing in Africa 2004-2015
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations 2015
The number of older persons in Africa is growing rapidly: between 2015 and 2030 the number of people aged 60 years or over in the region is projected to increase by more than 63 per cent. Accordingly, the situation of older persons in...
Rapid Assessment Method for Older People RAM-OP: the manual
HelpAge International 2015
Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible...
Finding Frames: New ways to engage the UK public in global poverty
A. Darnton; M. Kirk / British Overseas NGOs for Development 2011
This report is the product of a six-month study which aimed to explore the potential for frames theory to be used as a practical tool to re-engage the UK public in global poverty. It suggests new ways forward for engaging the public i...
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Inside Story
Inside Story is a 98-minute African film that tells the story of the science of HIV transmission by combining the story of a rising soccer star with an animated journey of HIV infection through the human body. The film follows the life experiences, relationships, and career of Kalu Kaminju as he comes to terms with his HIV status. The film (available in English, French, Portuguese,...
Non-profit Network
The Non-profit Network is an online resource centre for nonprofits, particularly those based in South Africa, on using the web and social media for advocacy, rights education and fundraising.
Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group (GRADE)
The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an interest in addressing the shortcomings of present grading systems in health care. The working group has developed a common, sensible and transparent approach to grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations. The...
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and will be completed in 2014. The REF will be undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The exercise will be managed by the REF team based at HEFCE and overseen by the REF Stee...
BetterEvaluation
BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches. It offers online tools and materials  organised into tasks: Approaches, Themes and  Resources.
ARPN Journal of Science and Technology
Journal of Science and Technology is an international, open-access journal that publishes research intensive articles and scientific manuscripts and survey based contributions focusing all aspects of science and Technology. The objective of this journal is to bring together research fellows from academia and professional practitioners from industry to enlighten the latest topics of interest and bu...
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) formerly known as Centre for Spatial Database Management and Solutions, is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), located at Noida, near India’s capital city of New Delhi. CSDMS is committed to advocacy and developing solutions for under-privileged societies through the use of innovative and effective Information and Commun...
Sustainable Community Development Services (SCODE)
SCODE is a national NGO  whose aim is to enable people in Kenya especially the poor, to improve their quality of life by adopting technologies and approaches that are environmental friendly and contribute towards sustainable development.
Women and Children First (UK)
Advocacy and research organisation working to improve maternal and newborn health.
Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS)
The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS) is a government institution mandated to provide strategic leadership and to coordinate and strengthen efforts of all stakeholders involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
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