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    Biosecurity, bioterrorism and the governance of science: the increasing convergence of science and security policy

    Elsevier, 2007
    This paper published by Elsevier explores recent changes in the governance of science and technology by assessing the relative merits of understanding the development of dual use policy in terms of either technology transfer or technology convergence.
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    The international response to highly pathogenic Avian Influenza: science, policy and politics

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2008
    Over the last decade, the Avian Influenza virus, H5N1, has spread across most of Asia and Europe and parts of Africa. A major international response has been launched, backed by over US$2 billion of public money. Huge numbers of poultry have been culled, vaccination campaigns have been implemented and markets have been restructured.
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    Epidemics for all? Governing health in a global age

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2008
    Current global health policy is often dominated by a preoccupation with infectious diseases. This paper from the STEPS Centre seeks to link a set of dominant narratives about epidemics and infectious disease with what is often called the architecture, or organisational landscape, of global health policy.
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    Health in a dynamic world

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2007
    Science increasingly promises solutions to health problems through new drugs, vaccines and other technologies. This working paper by the STEPS Centre aims to stimulate thought about how to make the best use of these opportunities and reduce the risks.
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    Operational approaches and financing in fragile states

    International Development Association, 2007
    Fragile states and situations are difficult environments most importantly for national reformers struggling to bring about peace, improved governance and protection of the population but also for the staff of the World Bank and other donor agencies who work to support them under difficult conditions.
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    Health in fragile states: an overview note

    High-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 2005
    Progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) requires that more attention be paid to the situation of countries in which often, but not exclusively, as a result of prolonged conflict, governments cannot, or will not provide the stewardship needed.
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    Achieving the Health Millennium Development Goals in fragile states

    High-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 2004
    The success of the Millennium Declaration and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) requires major improvements in health systems and health outcomes across the developing world.
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    Health service delivery in early recovery fragile states: lessons from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Mozambique, and Timor Leste

    BASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2006
    The past decade has been marked by a global concern with the number of countries that are unwilling or unable to adequately ensure their people’s security and development needs.
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    Everybody's business: strengthening health systems to improve health outcomes: WHO’s framework for action

    World Health Organization, 2007
    It will be impossible to achieve national and international goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), without greater and more effective investment in health systems and services. The World Health Organization (WHO) faces many of the same challenges being tackled by countries.
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    States in development: understanding state-building

    Department for International Development, UK, 2008
    States are central to development, and there is potential for donors to both help and hinder their improvement. This paper suggests that looking more closely at state-building allows international actors to consider underlying realities, putting social, economic and political analysis into a historical context.

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