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- DocumentAlternet, 2002This article criticises the negative impact of the advocates of of economic globalization (World Bank; IMF; WTO) on the world's poor.The article finds that:the advocates of globalisation stress that those that oppose globalisation are hurting the poor by arresting the development of free trade and liberalisationeconomic globalisation is causing an acceleration in poverty and inequalDocumentForum on Early Warning and Early Response, 2001This article discusses instability in the Ferghana Valley (lies within Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan).The article finds that:at present, any serious armed religious extremism and the widening of its social base among refugees or displaced people may trigger violent responses from regional governments and the tightening of already undemocratic policies towards any dissenttheDocumentCarnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002This article discusses the dangers of Central Asian states developing in the same direction as Afghanistan.DocumentInternational Intellectual Property Institute, 2001The report studies the patent statuses of 15 antiretroviral drugs in 53 African countries. These antiretroviral drugs are patented in few African countries and that in countries where antiretroviral drug patents exist, generally only a small subset of antiretroviral drugs are patented.DocumentInternational Monetary Fund, 2001This paper provides an economic analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector in Southern Africa. It provides indicators for the scale of the impact, including estimates of the costs of various forms of treatment.Document
Hygiene evaluation procedures: approaches and methods for assessing water (and sanitation) related hygiene practicesUnited Nations University, 1997The handbook published by International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries (INFDC) provides practical guidelines for evaluation water- and sanitation-related hygiene practices. An evaluation of hygiene practices can be used for the purposes of project planning, monitoring, or final assessment of the project’s impact.DocumentUnited Nations University, 1993This manual has been developed to help experienced health professionals collect, analyze, and use information about the cultural context of diarrhea.DocumentUnited Nations University, 1993This Manual is designed to help researchers and members of control programmes to use qualitative research methods in order to learn more about important social and cultural issues relating to the transmission, control, prevention and treatment of disease These methods may be used instead of social survey research methods, or they may supplement other methods.DocumentNational Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2001After tracing the history of theories of the effects of population growth, this report reviews evidence on the relevance of changes in age structure for economic growth.DocumentUnited Nations University, 1998This document contains guidelines and procedures for carrying out a community-based ethnographic study of women's health. The main goal of the protocol is to provide techniques for applied social research to facilitate program development and implementation in organizations working in women's health.