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- DocumentWorld Bank, 2001Reforms in the health care systems of developing countries frequently focus on “getting the incentives right” and aim to use provider payments to optimize the utilization of scarce health care resources, transform clinical practice, and improve the quality of care.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2001Drawing on reports from the world over, The State of the World’s Children 2001 details the daily lives of parents and other caregivers who are striving – in the face of war, poverty and the HIV/AIDS epidemic – to protect the rights and meet the needs of these young children.DocumentmicroLINKS,, 1999Document
PVO/NGO tools for household and business impact assessment: report of a planning meeting (Edgcomb / AIMS)microLINKS,, 1999DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1996State-owned enterprise (SOE) restructuring has proceeded more rapidly in Viet Nam than, for example, in China and India. The government tightened the budget constraints facing SOEs virtually simultaneously with price liberalisation.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1992Adjustment does not necessarily increase poverty.Adjusting before a crisis reduces social costs.Refusal to adjust and the suspension of imports leads to self-centred underdevelopment, which is socially much more costly. The choice of macroeconomic stabilisation measures is important: the same result can be obtained with higher or lower social costs.Document
Understanding linkages among food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition in Africa: empirical findings and issues from the literatureDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 1995By providing new perspectives on linkages between food availability, access, consumption, and nutrition, this report intends to assist policymakers in understanding the nature and extent of relationships among all variables involved in this issue, so as to encourage formulation of more appropriate and sustainable food policies.DocumentUnited Nations Children's Fund, 1997During the first half of the 1990s, goals and targets for infant mortality, child malnutrition, adult literacy and other social indicators were set at landmark world summits and global conferences.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 1998Examines the nutrition, health, educational attainment, and contributions to family welfare of adolescents living in a rural area of the Philippines.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1999There are benefits from Latin American pension reform, but they have been overestimated. The approaches taken in second-generation reforms and their still early results hold lessons for OECD and non-OECD countries alike. A partial shift to funding is feasible and can be financed in different ways; partial funding of pensions can lead to greater risk diversification.