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    Case study of a "successful" sector-wide approach: the Uganda health sector SWAp

    Swiss Tropical Institute, 2004
    This paper, from the Swiss Tropical Institute, explores some of the factors for the success of a sector wide approach (SWAp) in the Ugandan health sector.. The paper seeks to understand why it is working, the factors for success, what has not worked well and why, and draws out lessons for other countries.
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    The impacts of decentralization on health behaviors in Uganda

    MEASURE Evaluation, 2003
    This paper from Measure studies the impacts of a public sector decentralisation programme on the demand for health care in Uganda in the 1990s. The authors examine how local allocation decisions impact upon individual-level health behaviours. Ultimately, the goal of the paper is to determine whether decentralisation can actually help to improve the health status of the population.
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    The logic of decentralisation: Mobilising cash, commitment and communities

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2003
    Renewed emphasis on good governance and transparency has once again put the issue of decentralisation on the agenda. In theory, a decentralised government – whose representatives are in closer contact with their electorate – will be more transparent and responsive to the needs of the poor and this will naturally promote pro-poor development. But what does reality tell us?
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    Priority service provision under decentralization: a case study of maternal and child health care in Uganda

    Partners for Health Reformplus, 1999
    This paper from Partnerships for Health Reform reports on a study to examine the impact of health sector decentralisation in Uganda on maternal and child health (MCH) services.
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    Communication strategies in the age of decentralisation and privatisation of rural services: lessons from two African experiences

    Overseas Development Institute, 2004
    This paper describes the challenges of decentralisation and privatisation of rural services from the perspective of communication strategy development. The author argues that the wave of decentralisation and privatisation in rural services worldwide has created a challenge for rural communities, service providers and local governments.
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    Building coherence between sector reforms and decentralisation: do SWAPs provide the missing link?

    European Centre for Development Policy Management, 2003
    This report summarises the findings of a research study that set out to understand the relationship between SWAPs, sector programmes and decentralisation processes in different institutional contexts.
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    Local government initiative: pro-poor infrastructure and service delivery in Asia

    United Nations Capital Development Fund, 2004
    This publication includes a synthesis of case studies that focus on the experiences of innovation in improving Infrastructure and service delivery (ISD) through rural local governments (LGs), and their outcomes, in three Asian countries: Nepal, Bangladesh, and Cambodia and also in Uganda. Bangladesh: Local Governance & Service Delivery to the Poor, which outlines lessons on the scope for
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    Decentralisation in Uganda: is the jury still out?

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    Decentralisation is trendy. Enthusiasts in donor agencies and academia see political legitimacy, democratisation, economic efficiency, lean government and poverty reduction as likely consequences of a decentralised government. Yet, is there hard evidence that decentralisation delivers the goods?
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    Decentralisation revisited: behind the rhetoric of local natural resources management

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    What exactly do researchers and policymakers mean by ‘decentralisation’? Although the concept has become central to sustainable development, it has been open to a variety of interpretations. Whilst decentralisation reforms have proceeded in Africa, do the assumptions which underlie these reforms stand up to scrutiny?
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    Strengthening democracy: can CSOs help?

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    The creation of a workable democracy is a prime concern for many conflict-torn societies. A challenge faced in the past by Bosnia and Uganda, it is one that Afghanistan is likely to have to face in the near future. How far can civil society organisations (CSOs) help (re)-build democracy?

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