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    Design, Content and Financing of an Essential National Package of Health Services

    Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank, 1993
    A minimum package of public health and clinical interventions, which are highly cost-effective and deal with major sources of disease burden, could be provided in low-income countries for about $ 12 per person per year, and in middle-income countries for about $ 22.
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    To Nourish a Nation: Investing in Nutrition with World Bank Assistance

    Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank, 1999
    The challenges of development require a strong human resource base - a workforce that is physically strong, mentally alert, and healthy. But malnutrition robs a country of these resources, preventing entire communities from participating fully in development.
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    Safety Nets and Transfers: Social assistance, social funds, pensions, and employment programs

    PovertyNet, World Bank, 1998
    Introduction to the role of safety nets and transfers in providing short-term protection food, health and income protection to the most vulnerable of the poor. Explains what safety net programs are, who needs them, and how to design them. Provide examples of experience with safety net programs, and a selection of key World Bank documents on safety nets and transfers.
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    From single parents to child-headed households: the case of children orphaned by AIDS in Kisumu and Siaya districts in Kenya

    HIV and Development Programme, UNDP, 1998
    The socio-economic consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic are felt in a growing number of countries and increasing mortality rates among adults are threatening economic and social well-being.This study looks at the status, needs and skills of orphans, especially those orphaned by AIDS and shows that:when a husband dies of AIDS in a family, the mother is also often living with HIV/AIDS a
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    Food balance sheets and food consumption surveys: a comparison of methodologies and results

    Economic and Social Department, FAO, 1998
    The most common and widely used data sets in the field of food consumption statistics are obtained through food balance sheets. They provide estimates of quantities available for human consumption in a country during a specified period. Information on food consumption or availability is also available from surveys of household consumption or expenditure.
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    AIDS epidemic update: December 1998

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1998
    By the end of 1998, according to new estimates from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people living with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) will have grown to 33.4 million, 10% more than just one year ago. The epidemic has not been overcome anywhere.
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    Ethical trade and export horticulture in sub-Saharan Africa: The development of tools for ethical trading of horticultural exports by resource poor groups

    Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI, 1998
    Short report covering: the role of export horticulture in sub-Saharan Africa and its variable impact on the resource-poor; moves towards ethical trade in export horticulture, focusing on limitations of current approaches; a research agenda for developing appropriate criteria for ethical trade in horticultural products [author]
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    Nutrient balance

    Land Quality Indicators Project, 1997
    Guidelines for estimating the soil nutrient balance at the continental, regional, and national level are presented. Indicators for soil nutrient depletion are evaluated and procedures for their quantification are discussed.
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    Employment opportunities with the FAO

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1999
    Vacancy announcements from the FAO
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    Concepts And Definitions Of Supply Utilization Accounts

    Economic and Social Department, FAO, 1998
    Timely and reliable statistical information is one of the most important building blocks for the formulation of sound development plans and of policies, aimed at improving the efficiency of production and distribution of food and agricultural products in countries, thereby raising their standards of living.

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