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Social accountabilty initatives in health and nutrition: lessons from India, Pakistan and BangladeshInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015The health sector assumes special importance in India-Africa development cooperation. It is the major component of the broad-ranging collaborative effort envisaged under the rubric of India-Africa cooperation in social development and capacity building.DocumentWomen in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing, 2013In recent years, the government of India has made attempts to address its notorious health inequities by providing health protection to poor and vulnerable citizens. This paper presents an overview of India’s health care system and some key demographic indicators.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to access to health services for women and girls.DocumentCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2008This working paper attempts to understand the characteristics of private hospitals and the equity in accessing their services, using secondary data available for the period 1986-2004. The paper finds that:DocumentThe Emerging Markets Symposium, 2015The rise of emerging markets in the last half century has been associated with violent shifts in the tectonic plates of demography, economics and geography. There will be larger shifts in the next half century as emerging markets are transformed by the megatrends of globalisation, urbanisation, digitisation, climatisation, ideological conflict... and longevity.Document
Extension of social security long - term care protection for older persons: a review of coverage deficits in 46 countriesInternational Labour Organization, 2015Due to the global demographic ageing, all countries are challenged by growing long-term care (LTC) needs for older persons. However, these needs are largely ignored and range very low on the policy agendas of most countries.DocumentInternational Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2015This summary provides some preliminary findings of research on social security and health care policies in the BRICS countries. Thus far, our research demonstrates some basic institutional information about the social security and health care policies of the BRICS countries, as well as about their complementary policy aims. Social security (old-age pensions):DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2011Minimum standards in healthcare are often referred to in documents but not expanded on in detail. This report covers the few documents that were found within the scope of this study that expanded on standards for healthcare.Document
Understanding CBHI hospitalisation patterns: a comparison of insured and uninsured women in Gujarat, IndiaBMC Medicine, 2014Community-based health insurance has been associated with increased hospitalisation in low-income settings, but with limited analysis of the illnesses for which claims are submitted.