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- DocumentDevelopment Assistance Committee, OECD, 1997All development cooperation strategies and programmes must help societies to manage tensions and disputes without resorting to violence. How can international donors best promote peace-building and post-conflict reconciliation?DocumentInstitute of Health Promotion Research, University of British Columbia, 1995This document, produced by the Institute of Health Research, Canada, outlines a set of guidelines for participatory research in health promotion.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1997This working paper, published by the World Bank, uses econometrics to examine the way that initial conditions, political factors, and reforms, affected economic growth performance in the transition economies of central and eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, China, and Vietnam.DocumentWomen's Health and Development Programme, WHO, 1998Studies on health differences between men and women tend to emphasise biological factors as determinant. Instead, this technical paper, written by the Gender and Women’s Health Department at the World Health Organisation (WHO), explores the implications of the shift to a 'gender and development' (GAD) approach for the analysis of health and health care issues.DocumentPoverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank, 2001Developing or strengthening a poverty reduction strategy is on the agenda of about 70 low-income countries, as a requirement for receiving debt relief under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (HIPC) and concessional assistance from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).DocumentDepartment for International Development Health Systems Resource Centre, 1999How can health policies and health system developments improve the health of poor people? This initial working paper for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) by the DFID Health Systems Resource Centre (HSRC) is their first output on pro-poor health policies.Document
A review of experience concerning household ability to cope with the resource demands of ill health and health care utilisationEQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2000Policy has been generally ineffective in reaching the poor who have problems accessing health care. Much of international health policy has focused on identification of interventions to reduce the burden of ill-health in the most cost-effective way, rather than on the barriers to the poor seeking and obtaining care.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2000As the body of knowledge surrounding HIV grows, so does the interest in monitoring and evaluating the success of programmes designed to reduce the spread of infection and the impact it has on the lives of families and communities.DocumentDFID White Paper on Eliminating World Poverty: Making Globalisation Work for the Poor, 2000In 1999, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), backed by the donor countries, announced a new framework for international assistance, expressed through the Comprehensive Development Framework (CDF) and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs).Document
Participation in Poverty Reduction Strategies: a synthesis of experience with participatory approaches to policy design, implementation and monitoringParticipation Group, IDS, 2000The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently endorsed the preparation and implementation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) by borrower countries seeking to benefit from the enhanced HIPC (Highly Indebted Poor Countries) initiative.