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  • Document

    Preventing new Afghanistans: a regional strategy for reconstruction

    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002
    This article discusses the dangers of Central Asian states developing in the same direction as Afghanistan.
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    Do patents for antiretroviral drugs constrain access to AIDS treatment in Africa?

    International Intellectual Property Institute, 2001
    The 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.
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    Providing health care to HIV patients in Southern Africa

    International Monetary Fund, 2001
    This 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.
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    Hygiene evaluation procedures: approaches and methods for assessing water (and sanitation) related hygiene practices

    United Nations University, 1997
    The 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.
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    Rapid Assessment Procedures (RAP) to improve the household management of diarrhea

    United Nations University, 1993
    This manual has been developed to help experienced health professionals collect, analyze, and use information about the cultural context of diarrhea.
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    A manual for the use of focus groups

    United Nations University, 1993
    This 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.
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    Economic growth and the demographic transition

    National Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2001
    After 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.
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    Rapid Assessment Procedures (RAP): ethnographic methods to investigate women's health

    United Nations University, 1998
    This 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.
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    Globalisation and health: a framework for analysis and action

    Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, WHO, 2001
    While there is a growing literature on the importance of globalisation for health, there is no consensus either on the pathways and mechanisms by which globalisation affects the health of populations or on the appropriate policy responses.
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    For richer, for poorer?: G8 proposals for IMF reform

    Bretton Woods Project, 2001
    This paper has focused on steps the G8 governments have taken to adapt the role of the IMF.

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