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Biosecurity, bioterrorism and the governance of science: the increasing convergence of science and security policyElsevier, 2007This 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.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2008Over 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.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2008Current 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.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2007Science 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.DocumentInternational Development Association, 2007Fragile 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.DocumentHigh-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 2005Progress 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.DocumentHigh-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 2004The success of the Millennium Declaration and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) requires major improvements in health systems and health outcomes across the developing world.Document
Health service delivery in early recovery fragile states: lessons from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Mozambique, and Timor LesteBASICS fragile and post-conflict states publications, 2006The 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.Document
Everybody's business: strengthening health systems to improve health outcomes: WHO’s framework for actionWorld Health Organization, 2007It 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.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2008States 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.