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    Sexual and reproductive health rights of persons with disabilities

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    The World Health Organization estimates that 15 per cent of the world’s population have a disability and that a higher prevalence of disability occurs among people in lower-income countries.
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    Sanitation and wastewater in Africa

    GRID Arendal, 2018
    The relationship between sanitation and wastewater management is crucial in terms of Africa’s social, economic and ecological concerns. Providing adequate sanitation with proper wastewater treatment represents an opportunity in an era of increasing need to reclaim vital waste resources and lead the way towards the realisation of a circular economy.
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    Climate change and health in Mozambique: impacts on diarrheal disease and malaria

    United States Agency for International Development, 2018
    This report synthesizes the work of the Climate Change Adaptation, Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) project, in close coordination with Mozambique’s National Institute of Health, to assess the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique.
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    In data we trust? An analysis of Indonesian socio-economic survey data

    National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, 2017
    What if a popular data set that has generated a long stream of literature has been misunderstood and has led to misleading inferences? In this paper, we use the case of household expenditure in the Indonesian National Socio-Economic Survey data, SUSENAS, which started over 50 years ago.
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    Access inequity, health insurance and the role of supply factors

    National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, 2017
    Given the improvement in health indicators and health facilities worldwide, inequity in access to health services is one of the most pertinent and relevant issues for health policy and public health. This paper analyses the extent of the access inequities to various health care services in Indonesia, in conjunction with its recent rapid move towards universal social health insurance (SHI).
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    The impact of Indonesia's rapid move towards universal health insurance on total health care expenditure

    National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, 2017
    Social health insurance in Indonesia dates from the 1990s but recently in 2014, the government announced its ambition to achieve universal coverage within five years. Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN) integrates all existing social health insurance schemes under one manager and one payer, the central Ministry of Health.
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    Emerging evidence on climate change and health in Africa

    United States Agency for International Development, 2017
    This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change risks on the health sector in Africa. It illustrates climate threats to health and development investments and highlights opportunities to achieve health targets in Sub-Saharan Africa in the face of climate change.
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    Indonesia: costs of climate change 2050 – technical report

    United States Agency for International Development, 2016
    The Climate Change Adaptation, Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) Project undertook an assessment of the future economic costs of climate change in Indonesia to provide USAID/Indonesia and the Government of Indonesia with actionable information for climate change adaptation programming and climate resili
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    Maternal and child nutrition in Nepal: Examining drivers of progress from the mid-1990s to 2010s

    Elsevier, 2017
    This paper explores the drivers of Nepal's maternal and child nutrition success using document review, interviews with mothers, and quantitative analysis of DHS datasets. Our qualitative and quantitative analyses both highlight similar policy and community level changes but limited improvements in child feeding and care practices. 
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    Bringing together voices to address climate change uncertainty in the Indian Sundarbans

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    The majority of the five million people that live in the deltaic Indian Sundarbans face continuous uncertainties in relation to their shelter, livelihoods, and health. Climate change is one of the key factors aggravating this situation.

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