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- DocumentResults for Development Institute, 2009In their efforts to improve health systems, developing countries face the challenge of integrating traditional government health resources with a large and growing private health sector, where many poor people seek care.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2008The 2007 Ethical Futures Forum was convened in order to promote a greater understanding of health policy development. The case of pandemic influenza is used to illustrate the application of the ethical governance approach. The authors note however, that the findings can be applied in relation to any public health issue.Document
Experiences of parliamentary committees on health in promoting health equity in East and Southern AfricaEQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2009Parliamentarians can play a key role in lobbying for health and social issues as part of the legislative process. This EQUINET discussion paper explores the contribution of parliamentary committees in promoting health in 10 countries in the African region.DocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2005Over the past few years, there is growing recognition of the need for more investments in health information systems. This special theme Bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO) notes that whereas such systems may seem expensive for developing countries, the costs are offset by the ensuing efficiencies.DocumentEmerging Themes in Epidemiology, 2007This special issue of Emerging Themes in Epidemiology is entirely devoted to survey methods in certain 'difficult' settings, such as emergencies, remote regions without easily available sampling frames, hidden and vulnerable population groups, urban slums and populations living under strong political pressure.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2007This fact sheet, from the DAC’s Fragile States Group, summarises the latest findings on aid flows to fragile states. It places aid in the broader context of other resources which are needed if the challenges of state building and peace building are to be addressed.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2008This paper analyses the relationship between low pay and corruption in developing countries, using studies from public hospitals in Latin America.One of the most important ways that pay can deter corruption is if it increases the penalty of being caught and dismissed.DocumentWorld Bank, 2003Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries, which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. When development succeeds, countries become safer; when development fails, countries experience greater risk of being caught in a conflict trap.OrganisationGlobal Health Governance is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that provides a platform for academics and practitioners to explore global health issues and their implications for governaDocumentJournal of Global Health Governance, 2007A prominent and problematic aspect of health’s political transformation involves the relationship between health and governance. This article in Global Health Governance concentrates on the growing demand for new governance architecture for global health.