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A standardized health information system for refugee settings: rationale, challenges and the way forwardWorld Health Organization, 2010This paper discusses the rationale for establishing a refugee health information system (HIS) in countries that host camp-based refugee populations. It attempts to dispel a common misconception that refugee and national HIS are two competing and incompatible alternatives. Instead it describes how a refugee HIS can be used to support data management within host government systems.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to access to health services for women and girls.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005While it is important to ascertain whether national government expenditures on gender-sensitive programmes are protected or not, it is also equally important to understand the gender-specific distribution of benefits from mainstream or untargeted expenditures which comprise the bulk of national government spending.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2009As a country suffering from large-scale Avian Influenza (AI) outbreaks and receiving considerable international support, Vietnam provides a crucial case not to be missed in any analysis of the global AI crisis. Vietnam is also interesting because of two paradoxes in her response to AI.Document
Beyond the prostate: Brazil's national healthcare policy for men (PNAISH)', EMERGE Story of Change 1BRIDGE, 2015This Story of Change pulls out the key findings and messages from EMERGE case study 1, which focuses on Brazil's national healthcare policy for men (PNAISH). The policy seeks to involve men more in health decisions - both relating to their families' and their own health and wellbeing, leading to transformations in health outcomes as well as gender roles and relations.Document2015The health sector is a key priority sector for addressing women’s needs and priorities in Ethiopia. Under the Health Sector Development Program (HSDP), the Health Extension Program (HEP) aims to improve equitable access to essential health services through neighborhood (kebele) based services with a strong focus on sustained preventive health actions and increased health awareness.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2013This report recognises the essential role of mental health in achieving health for all people.DocumentBritish Journal of Psychiatry, 2015This paper argues that, in the context of a growing burden of disease due to mental disorders and psychosocial disabilities, there needs to be the inclusion of a clear mental health target and indicators in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Document
Factors associated with appropriate home management of uncomplicated malaria in children in Kassena-Nankana district of Ghana and implications for community case management of childhood illness: a cross-sectional studyAfrican Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2015Home management of uncomplicated malaria (HMM) is now integrated into the community case management of childhood illness (CCM), an approach that requires parasitological diagnosis before treatment.