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    The importance of water, sanitation and hygiene for lymphatic filariasis and leprosy care and inclusion

    Wateraid, 2016
    Lymphatic filariasis (LF) and leprosy are neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) representing a significant global burden of disease morbidity. Like most NTDs, LF and leprosy are most prevalent in poor, rural and marginalised populations. NTD prevalence is becoming known as a ‘proxy for poverty and disadvantage’.
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    Leprosy Mission

    International Christian development organisation that diagnoses, treats and offers specialist care, including reconstructive surgery, to leprosy patients
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    The equity impact of participatory women's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial

    International Journal of Epidemiology, 2013
    Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been uneven. Inequalities in child health are large and effective interventions rarely reach the most in need. Little is known about how to reduce these inequalities.
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    The equity impact of participatory women's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial

    International Journal of Epidemiology, 2013
    Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been uneven. Inequalities in child health are large and effective interventions rarely reach the most in need. Little is known about how to reduce these inequalities.
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    New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence

    Overseas Development Institute, 2015
    This report synthesises insights on children and young people (CYP) from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research.
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    Caste and care: is Indian healthcare delivery system favourable for Dalits?

    Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India, 2015
    The development literature in the recent past has brought out the stark differences in the social and economic status of Dalits and Adivasis as compared to other social groups in India. Most of these studies tended to focus on the correlates of group identity, material deprivation and poverty of these groups to their development deficit.
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    Global mental health from a policy perspective

    Overseas Development Institute, 2014
    Mental health is a critically important issue in global health today, and yet does not receive due policy attention. Mental illness will likely affect one in four people within their lifetime and neuropsychiatric conditions now account for 13% of the global burden of disease - with 70% of that burden in low- and middle-income countries.
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    Mental health funding and the SDGs: what now and who pays

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    In 2015 the world took a huge step forward by including mental health in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set the global agenda for the next three decades. Now that they have been agreed, the world is looking to how the SDGs will be funded and how progress towards achieving them will be measured. Mental health is severely underfunded.
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    Every last girl: free to live, free to learn, free from harm

    Save the Children Fund, 2016
    More than 700 million women in the world today were married before their 18th birthday and one in three of those women was married before age 15. Child marriage can trigger a cycle of disadvantage across every part of a girl’s life.
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    Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

    2016
    The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020, endorsed by the World Health Organization, provides a roadmap and a menu of policy options for Member States and other stakeholders to take coordinated and coherent action to reduce mortality from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and exposure to risk factors.

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