Searching with a thematic focus on Governance and Health, Health systems, Governance

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    IPR, R&D capability and health care: key issues before India

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2009
    Growing concerns relating to access to health care, stemming from the high costs of medicines, health services and diagnostics have become a major source of concern in India.
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    Subnational-level fiscal health: stability and sustainability implications for Kerala, Punjab, and West Bengal

    Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2013
    The perilous fiscal health of subnational-level governments is a priority area of concern in the literature on public finance and in contemporary policy debate in India.
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    Non-competitive behaviour: case studies from the cement and pharmaceutical sectors

    Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2002
    Evidence suggests that undue industrial concentration and unreasonable monopoly power have remained a major problem in the history of growth of Pakistan’s corporate sector. Cement, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, sugar and vegetable ghee are some of the sectors where restrictive trade practices have been witnessed quite frequently.
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    Working for the many: public services fight inequality

    Oxfam, 2014
    Free public services, such as health and education, are one of the strongest weapons in the fight against inequality. They benefit everyone in society, but the poorest most of all. They mitigate the impact of skewed income distribution, and redistribute revenue by putting ‘virtual income’ into the pockets of the poorest women and men.
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    Religious-Based Political Parties and Groups Continue to Resist Women’s SRHRs in Brazil

    Association for Women's Rights in Development, 2013
    What abortion legislation currently exists in Brazil? What role have religious groups played in advancing or impeding women’s rights in Brazil?
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    World Drug Report 2009

    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2009
    This annual report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) analyses market trends, and compiles detailed statistics on illicit drug markets for cocaine, cannabis, amphetamines, and opiates among others.
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    Support to the health sector in Helmand Province, Afghanistan

    Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2008
    How can aid funds best be spent in areas of high instability? This scoping study from the British Department for International Development (DFID) argues that development funds would have the most impact on improving health outcomes in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, a country where health is consistently ranked among the top 5 priorities of the general public.
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    Afghanistan health sector balanced scorecard national and provincial results

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006
    The Ministry of Public Health of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has adopted the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) for use as a tool to measure and manage performance in delivery of the Basic Package of Health Services throughout Afghanistan.
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    A balanced scorecard for health services in Afghanistan

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2007
    The Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan has developed a balanced scorecard (BSC) to regularly monitor the progress of its strategy to deliver a basic package of health services. Although frequently used in other health care settings, this represents the first time that the BSC has been employed in a developing country.
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    Public stewardship of private providers in mixed health systems: Synthesis report from the Rockefeller Foundation-sponsored initiative on the role of private sector in health systems

    Results for Development Institute, 2009
    In low-resource settings, a mix of public and private health providers are needed in order to ensure that health services are available to meet the needs of a population. This report from the Results for Development Institute highlights that the study of the provision of health care is a complex issue.