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    Macroeconomics and health: investing in health for economic development

    Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, WHO, 2001
    Scaling up the resources spent in the health sector by poor countries and donors could help to avert up to 8 million deaths by 2010. This is the key message of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health whose members have produced this report, published by the World Health Organization.
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    The Live Aid legacy: the developing world through British eyes

    Voluntary Service Overseas, 2002
    Report suggesting that many British people have formed negative and inaccurate images of developing countries and that for too long, development agencies and the media have been complicit in promoting an unbalanced picture of third world doom and disaster, sacrificing the long-term building of an accurate view for the short-term gain of raising funds for or awareness of their work.
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    Participation in the 80's and 90's: who asks the questions in livestock development?

    Institutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1991
    This dissertation has described the development and the nature of both farming systems research and rapid rural appraisal.The article concludes that:participation is a valuable conceptparticipation at the appraisal stage of projects is particularly important, because this is the time when the nature of the organisation of any development should be plannedthere appears to be a dr
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    The need and possible modalities of establishment of community based delivery of veterinary services and inputs in the arid and semi arid areas in Kenya

    Institutional and Policy Support Team, AU, 1999
    This article explores how veterinary services should be provided in African Semi Arid Lands (ASAL) areas.The article finds that:veterinary services have traditionally been offered free, with the Government meeting the costs of drugs, service, disease control and surveillance and employment and deployment of personnel.
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    Developing and validating a methodology to examine the impact of HIV/AIDS on older caregivers

    Ageing and Life Course (WHO), 2001
    Project set in four countries in Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania. It aims to identify barriers that prevent older people from providing adequate and fulfilling care to their children dying from HIV/AIDS and, subsequently, to their orphaned grandchildren.
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    Demographic Research

    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2002
    Free, online, peer-reviewed journal on population sciences. Published by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Articles are in PDF format.
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    We have a consensus: explaining political support for market reforms in Latin America

    Eldis Document Store, 2002
    This essay examines the course of market reforms—more polemically known as "neoliberalism"—in the four most industrialized countries in Latin America during the final decades of the twentieth century.Through a qualitative investigation of the reform process in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico—the paper challenges the perspective held by many analysts of the reforms who have assumed that nor
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    Current Awareness in Aging Report (CAAR)

    Center for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin, 2002
    Weekly email report that helps researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of ageing issues.Available as emailed bulletin, with back issues on web site.
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    Explaining growth in Armenia: pivotal role of human capital

    Economic Education and Research Consortium,, Russian Federation, 2001
    The paper investigates sources and determinants of long run growth in Armenia concentrating on the growth path during the period of transition to market economy. It evaluates empirical relationships between the rates of growth and total factor productivity growth, physical and human capital accumulation, as well as institutional change and initial conditions.
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    The terms of the debate: what's democracy got to do with it?

    Eldis Document Store, 2002
    This paper reviews the functions of an international financial architecture before summarizing and evaluating the main institutions of the four historical financial architectures since the mid 19 th century - namely : the classical gold standard (~1870 to 1914), the interwar period of constant revision and drift (1919-1939), the Bretton Woods system (1944~1971), and the post Bretton Woods system

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