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Relation between burden of disease and randomised evidence in sub-Saharan Africa: survey of researchBritish Medical Journal, 2002This study evaluates whether the amount of randomised clinical research on various medical conditions is related to the burden of disease and health needs of the local populations in sub-Saharan Africa.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2001Provides an overview of the meaning of 'chronic poverty', and identifies frameworks for analysing it.In the first section, the major frameworks for conceptualising, defining, explaining, and measuring poverty in its broader sense are reviewed in brief, and related to the study of chronic poverty.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2001Aims tosummarise the current state of knowledge about chronic poverty in South Africadescribe the range of existing governmental and civil society initiatives which address chronic povertyidentify challenges to addressing chronic poverty in South Africaidentify themes for further research.To date, there has been only one data set collected in South Africa allowing an inDocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2001Disabled people are estimated to make up approximately 10% of any population (WHO) and a higher proportion of those living in chronic poverty. There has recently been a call for more information relating to disability and chronic poverty.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2002An overview of the literatures on chronic poverty and conflict, mapping out current policy debates and identify areas for future research.Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, over four million people have been killed in internal and regionalised forms of conflict. It is estimated that one third of the world's population is exposed to armed conflict.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2002This paper tries to summarise the current state of knowledge about chronic poverty in India and identify the agenda for further research. An overview of the trends in incidence of income poverty in India is provided so as to place chronic poverty in context.It views chronic poverty in terms of severity, extended duration and multidimensional deprivation.DocumentUN Economic Commission for Africa, 2002Summary of the draft report, which aims to establish the analytical tools, methods, and benchmarks for tracking integration in Africa's subregions.DocumentInternational Business Leaders Forum, 2002Series of seven detailed world maps, which depict where human rights abuses and violations exist and where leading North American and European multinational companiess are at risk of being associated with them.DocumentPoverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank, 2002Summary of findings from official review of PRSP processes.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2001Review of conceptual and methodological issues in the pursuit of livelihoods research, with particular reference to southern Africa.Disparate and partly overlapping frameworks of investigation are outlined, with an emphasis on three key questionshow is empirical research at the micro-level related to analysis of the structural, historical and institutional elements of the macro-context?