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- DocumentAfrican Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2015In Kenya, where 60 to 80% of the urban residents live in informal settlements (frequently referred to as slums), out-of-pocket (OOP) payments account for more than a third of national health expenditures. However, little is known on the extent to which these OOP payments are associated with personal or household financial catastrophe in the slums.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2009This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean.Document
VSO Regional Health and AIDS Initiative for Southern Africa (RHAISA): Towards improving the health outcomes and realizing the rights of the disadvantagedVoluntary Service Overseas, 2014The Regional Health and AIDS Initiative for Southern Africa (RHAISA), is Voluntary Service Overseas’ (VSO’s) flagship programme championing VSO's regional response to HIV and AIDS in southern Africa.DocumentResearch in Gender and Ethics, 2015The use of mHealth interventions withinin health systems research is increasing, with few taking into account the connections between gender and mHealth. This policy brief attempts to fill this gap by exploring key connections between mHealth and gender that need to be taken into account when conducting or implementing mHealth research and interventions.&nbsDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2011There is some strong evidence in academic literature linking sport and development. There is a significant amount of evidence to suggest that sport-based programs improve the learning performance of children and youth, facilitating educational attainment and encouraging them to stay in school, and that sport-based programs in schools aid in the social development of young people. ThDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2012What is the evidence about the associations between child health outcomes and mo thers' (or parents') education? Does education have an impact on child survival and where a re published papers about this? How much education delivers what kind of impact?DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2012There are lots of models of human behaviour which can be used to conceptualise behaviour change for more effective learning and future programming within, across and beyond human development.DocumentThe Lancet, 2013The recent UN General Assembly resolution calling for universal health coverage (UHC) was testimony to the continuing high-level political commitment to achievement of global health goals—an achievement that has the potential to transform health systems, especially for the poorest people.Document
Assessing long-term impacts of conditional cash transfers on children and young adults in rural NicaraguaInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes, which offer families cash grants conditional on attendance at school or preventive health visits, have expanded rapidly over the past decade.Document
Adverse social, nutrition and health conditions in rural districts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape provinces, South AfricaSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010Through a cross-sectional survey this study determined the socio-demographic, nutritional and health status of children and their caregivers in two rural districts in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and one rural district in the Eastern Cape (EC), South Africa.