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- DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000Analyses both positive and negative impacts of farm pesticide use on rice production and farmer’s health.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2000Assesses the significance of disability as a key development issue, and its importance in relation to poverty, human rights, and the achievement of internationally agreed development targets.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001This article deals with ethical issues relating to Genetically Modified Organisms, biotechnology and food security.The article outlines the ethical issues involved in this area as being about:food safety: The foundation of consumers' concern about GMOs is food safety.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2000This article looks at ways of using food aid as an intervention to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2001World leaders are discussing a multi-billion dollar package of initiatives aimed at tackling major diseases in poor countries. However, economic crisis and unsuccessful reforms in the past two decades have left many nations with failing health systems. What groundwork is needed before such vast resources are committed?DocumentSouth Centre, 2000This document presents options for the design and implementation of public-health-sensitive patent policies in developing countries.DocumentSchool of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham, 2000This article asks two questions in relation to the abrupt political and economic transitions in Mongolia: Firstly, why does gender matter in economics? Secondly, what gender-related issues have emerged as a result of transition in Mongolia?The article concludes that:economic transition has changed the nature of male and female participation in the Mongolian economy.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2001Report looks at how the AIDS epidemic is affecting children and young people, what is being done to address the consequences of the epidemic, and possible ways forwardPaper addresses the UN Declaration of Commitment to combatting HIV/AIDS, and makes recommendations, specifically regarding the following issues:comprehensive responses to the epidemicincreased prevention efforts, especDocumentSave the Children Fund, 2001Paper asks: to what extent can new forms of international co-operation in the field of health, so-called public private partnerships, meet children's rights?DocumentFamily Health International, 1996Careful planning of communication projects is necessary for the success of HIV/AIDS prevention programs. This handbook will guide you through the development of behavior change communication (BCC) projects using a strategy developed by the AIDS Control and Prevention (AIDSCAP) Project of Family Health International. The strategy is illustrated by the Communication Pyramid.