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- DocumentZentrum 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.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.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000Ironically it was the plague scare of 1994 that woke up the sleeping health care behemoth of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.As the panic of an impending epidemic swept across western and central India, the District Magistrate of Indore SR Mohanty, 35 combined with the people of the industrial town devised an innovative plan to overhaul the health delivery system of the town to restoDocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000Gender analysis is crucial to understanding HIV/AIDS transmission and initiating appropriate programmes of action.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2000Among the conclusions Wagstaff and Watanabe reach about malnutrition rates among different economic groups in the developing world:Inequalities in malnutrition almost always disfavor the poorIt's not just that the poor have higher rates of malnutrition.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999This paper examines research on gender as it relates to women’s and men’s different vulnerabilities to HIV infection, and their different abilities to access resources for care and support in order to cope with the impact of the epidemic.In most societies gender influences individual and societal risk of HIV/AIDS.DocumentAlan Guttmacher Institute, 1999This report by the Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) brings together research findings about induced abortion and unplanned pregnancy worldwide. Chapter 4 analyses worldwide data on levels, trends and patterns of abortion, comparing legalised with illegal abortions and taking into account women’s age, region and country (developed versus developing worlds).DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2001This handbook aims to to equip scientists with ideas, skills, and knowledge on how to relate to the media and thereby reach the general public and some specific groups.While focused in HIV vaccine trials, the advice on how to relate the media may be of interest to researchers in other subjectsThere are two major rules with regard to communicating about vaccine trials effectively and maintainDocumentWorld Health Organization, 2001This paper examines differential pricing (also referred to as "equity pricing" or "preferential pricing"): the concept that essential drugs prices should in some way reflect countries’ ability to pay as measured by their level of income.