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- DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This document presents three sets of studies on the determinants of HIV-related vulnerability among young peopleThe report is available as a whole, and in 4 smaller sections: Overview/introductionYoung peopleDocument
Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider SocietyFamily Health International, 1999Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 199911 guides providing a framework for thinking about appropriate interventions to improve food security, and indicating what types of information are needed in order to maximize programme impact.DocumentEconomic Growth Project, World Bank, 2000This paper investigates the link between income of the poor and overall income (per capita GDP).Document
School Feeding Programmes: improving effectiveness and increasing the benefit to education:a guide for programme managersSchool Health, 1999Designed to assist those engaged in the process of creating new School Feeding Programmes (SFPs) or seeking to improve the effectiveness of on-going ones. It is based on a review of the SFP research and program literature from the last decade. Guidelines includeA brief rationale for addressing nutrition and health in schoolchildren.Document
School Health and Nutrition: A Situation Analysis - A Participatory Approach to Building Programmes that Promote Health, Nutrition and Learning in SchoolsSchool Health, 1999Provides an approach to producing reports that will identify the priority health and nutrition problems of school age childrenquantify school participation (enrolment, absenteeism, repetition, and drop-out rates) and identifies the major causes of absence from schoolidentify practicable, sustainable interventions that are likely to most improve children’s health, nutrition, schoolDocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 1999Aims to first briefly describe the broad global, economic, political, social, institutional context in which ACP countries currently find themselves. Describes the health status and key health threats in ACP countries in an environmental context and reviews environmental developments in the region and the ways in which they are influencing health.Document
Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventionsInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999Synthesis of five studies, undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand, included intervention trails and measurement of impacts.The results suggest that it is possible to increase the effectiveness of micronutrient interventions (including Vitamin A, iron, iodine) by increasing women’s active participation in problem solving and by increasing their access to such key resourcesDocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000The paper has two main objectives. The first is to trace the progress in the process of decentralization in the provision of public services in India.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.