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From exclusion to equality: realising the rights of persons with disabilities - handbook for parliamentarians on the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities and its optional protocolUN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2007Over 650 million persons around the world live with disabilities and in almost every region in the world, persons with disabilities often live on the margins of society. An estimated 20 percent of the world’s poorest persons are those with disabilities.DocumentCenter for Global Development, USA, 2007This paper reports on an investigation into whether the IMF constrains health spending in poor countries. With a focus on developing a framework of lessons and recommendations, it draws upon a range of background papers on different aspects of IMF programmes, including detailed case studies for Mozambique, Rwanda, and Zambia.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2006This second issue of the South Asia Economic Report (SAER) discusses social sectors in transition, with a particular focus on education and health. It looks at transformational trends and their impact on the education and health sectors and proposes measures to manage these social sectors through this transition.DocumentHuman Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, 2007This document sheds light on the factors that have contributed to Burma’s health situation and the spread of infectious diseases in Burma, and across its borders.DocumentInternational Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2004This paper analyses the relationship between the government and non-state providers (NSPs) of basic services in Pakistan.DocumentLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2006This paper, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine, discusses the benefits and challenges to contracting out health services to NGOs (non-governmental organisations) in fragile states. Fragile states are defined as countries affected by conflict, emerging from conflict, or otherwise lacking the will or capacity to implement pro-poor policies.DocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2006This article, from the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, argues that the suspension of funding to Uganda from the Global Fund could have been avoided. The article outlines how the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) suspended five grants to Uganda following an audit report that exposed gross mismanagement in the Project Management Unit.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2006This policy brief examines whether or not healthcare decentralisation in Asia has been successful.DocumentTransparency International, 2006This report, published by Transparency International, looks at the causes, scale and nature of corruption in health care, and considers ways to tackle it. Chapters include: corruption in hospitals and in the pharmaceutical sector; informal payments for health care; links with HIV and AIDS; and a number of country reports and recent research papers.DocumentHigh-Level Forum on the Health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 2005This background paper for the High Level Forum on Health MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) examines the challenge of investing in the development of health services in post-conflict countries. It outlines a number of problems, including poor information; knowledge gaps; uncertain financial, political and administrative future; and uncertain external support.