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- DocumentNorwegian Red Cross, 2017In the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, the international community agreed to ‘leave no one behind’. However, the community is doing precisely that by failing to act as millions living in conflict-affected areas are deprived of access to healthcare services.DocumentCambridge University Press, 2014This research examines the impact on health-care provision of advanced state failure and of the violence frequently associated with it, drawing from six country case studies. In all contexts, the coverage and scope of health services change when the state fails. Human resources expand due to unplanned increased production.DocumentDepartment of Recovery and Transition Programmes, World Health Organization, 2009This practical, experience-based, action-oriented manual on Analysing Disrupted Health Sectors in crisis includes: countries on the verge of an economic, political and/or military catastrophe, protracted crises and situations of transition from disaster to recovery.DocumentBioMed Central, 2010In the context of the current human resources for health (HRH) crisis, the need for comprehensive Human Resources Development Plans (HRDP) is acute, especially in resource-scarce sub-Saharan African countries.Document
Can we halt health workforce deterioration in failed states? Insights from Guinea-Bissau on the nature, persistence and evolution of its HRH crisisBioMed Central, 2017Guinea-Bissau is one of the world’s poorest and least developed countries. Amid poverty, political turmoil and state withdrawal, its health workforce (HW) has been swamped for the last four decades in a deepening crisis of under-resourcing, poor performance and laissez-faire.Document
Effect of distortionary and non-distortionary taxes on economic growth: evidence from sub-Saharan African countriesAcademic Journals, 2015Studies on economic growth have provided insights into why states grow at different rates over time. Most recently, endogenous growth economics asserts that government expenditure and taxation will have both temporary and permanent effects on economic growth.DocumentAcademic Journals, 2009Increasing demand for provision of urban and rural infrastructures and other expenditures have dictated governments at all levels and world over to raise funds through taxation.DocumentInternational Journal of Business and Social Science, 2012Following the emergence of multiplicity of taxes in the Nigerian fiscal landscape,1 the Joint Tax Board (JTB) had taken a number of steps to curb the phenomenon.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This article explores the most effective ways to influence nutrition through value chains, based on CARE’s long history in food and nutrition security.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Child and maternal undernutrition is still prevalent in Bangladesh and poor dietary diversity is one of the major causes. While milk can contribute to nutritional requirements, currently availability in Bangladesh is 126ml/person/day, whereas recommended consumption is 250ml/person/ day.