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Scaling-up ITN access and use in sub-Saharan Africa : Estimated LLIN requirements and coverage outcomes based on the global delivery strategy mixDFID Health Resource Centre (HRC), 2008This report presents the relative cost-effectiveness of scaling-up delivery of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN). It concludes that there is currently unrealistic optimism on the levels of access to LLINs and their use that can be achieved within the next few years, and on the numbers of LLINs needed to reach these targets.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This helpdesk report focuses on evidence of the most appropriate ways to support health and nutrition outcomes for management of protracted population displacement. It highlights information on psycho-social social impacts of protracted displacement (including gender). Findings on health and nutrition management of protracted population displacement include:DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2012This Helpdesk report provides a literature summary review of the evidence for interventions to reduce maternal and newborn mortality, including evidence of the impact of selective interventions such as training and equipment provision and the extent to which context is influential. Include cost benefit findings where relevant.Document
Helpdesk Report: Nutrition interventions in developing and fragile contexts with a focus on community interventions and YemenHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This helpdesk query report identifies evidence on the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of different interventions to impact malnutrition, with a focus on: Prevention:Document
Helpdesk Report: Increasing facility - based deliveries and providing referral transport for women in childbirth in AsiaHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This report looks at approaches to increasing the proportion of baby deliveries which take place in health facilities, and the provision of referral transportation for women and childrento access healthcare for childbirth and for emergency obstetric care. The focus is on Asia and particularly South East Asia. Approaches to increasing facility based births:DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015As the Ebola crisis continues to unfold across West Africa and the international community belatedly responds, broader questions arise beyond the immediate challenges on the ground. These fundamentally challenge our understanding of ‘development’ as framed and practised in past decades.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015The origin of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been traced to the likely confluence of a virus, a bat, a two-year-old child and an underequipped rural health centre.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015Ebola has had significant, negative effects in the rapidly expanding, unregulated areas of peri-urban and urban West Africa. The residents of these areas maintain vital connections with rural populations while intermingling with and living in close proximity to urban and elite populations. These interconnections fuel the spread of Ebola.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Containment strategies for Ebola rupture fundamental features of social, political and religious life. Control efforts that involve local people and appreciate their perspectives, social structures and institutions are therefore vital. Unfortunately such approaches have not been widespread in West Africa where response strategies have been predominantly top-down.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2015Ebola has taken a dreadful toll in the three West African countries hit by the current outbreak – Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. It has led to the deaths of thousands of adults and children, in pain, distress and, because of the infectious nature of the disease, far from the comfort of their families.