Searching with a thematic focus on Health

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    Levels and determinants of expenditures on the treatment of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1997
    The study sought to provide answers to questions on levels of expenditures on the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania, and to analyze the major determinants of the expenditure pattern and financing levels.Donors, private individuals and government were identified as the main sources of funding for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
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    AIDS in the context of development

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2000
    The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty.
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    Managing public sector reform: the case of health care

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1999
    This article casts doubt on the technical coherence and cogency of the 'Public Management Model' by drawing on vast work that has been undertaken on the British Public Sector in recent years. The article explores two economic models of new public management centred on the economics of regulation and institutional economics on identifying the conflicts vis a vis these models.
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    Equity in health in unequal societies: towards health equity during rapid social change

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2000
    This paper explores the implications for health policy of the segmentation of society into social groups with very different levels of income and wealth.
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    Farm pesticide, rice production, and human health

    IDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000
    Analyses both positive and negative impacts of farm pesticide use on rice production and farmer’s health.
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    Disability, poverty and development

    Department for International Development, UK, 2000
    Assesses 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.
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    Genetically modified organisms, consumers, food safety and the environment

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001
    This 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.
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    Potential uses of food aid to support HIV/AIDS mitigation activities in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2000
    This article looks at ways of using food aid as an intervention to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS.
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    The bitterest pill of all: the collapse of Africa's health system

    Save the Children Fund, 2001
    World 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?
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    Integrating public health concerns into patent legislation in developing countries

    South Centre, 2000
    This document presents options for the design and implementation of public-health-sensitive patent policies in developing countries.