Searching with a thematic focus on Social determinants of health, Health

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    Population aging in India: facts, issues and options

    Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University, 2016
    India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in both absolute and relative terms.
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    Caste and care: is Indian healthcare delivery system favourable for Dalits?

    Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India, 2015
    The development literature in the recent past has brought out the stark differences in the social and economic status of Dalits and Adivasis as compared to other social groups in India. Most of these studies tended to focus on the correlates of group identity, material deprivation and poverty of these groups to their development deficit.
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    Review and synthesis - ten years of research evidence in health and development: ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research

    Economic and Social Research Council, UK, 2016
    The ESRC–DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research was established in 2005 in order to ‘provide a robust conceptual and empirical basis for development and enhance the quality and impact of social science research which contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)’.
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    Governance for health equity: taking forward the equity values and goals of Health 2020 in the WHO European Region

    With its distilled lessons, this publication provides a situation analysis of why policies and interventions to address social determinants of health and health inequities succeed or fail. It also discusses important features of governance and delivery systems that increase likely success in reducing inequities.
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    Evidence on gender inequities in social health protection: the case of women living in rural areas

    International Labour Organization, 2012
    While in many low- and middle-income countries, urban women have had better opportunities to join growing formal economies, rural women are often stuck in harsh living and working conditions in informal economies. The aim of this report is to examine and provide evidence of inequalities in social health protection experienced by rural women.
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    Women and health: the key for sustainable development

    The Lancet, 2015
    The health of women and girls is currently in an era of transition; significant improvements have occurred in the last few decades, but there are still important unmet needs, and challenging trends related to aging demographics and population growth.
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    Improving Access to Health for Women and Girls in Low-income Urban Settlements

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The 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.
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    Protecting the vulnerable through social health insurance: PhilHealth’s KASAPI as a strategy

    To help ease the burden of medical expenses on the part of lower-income households during times of illness and emergencies, the Philippines government, through PhilHealth, launched the KASAPI programme that aims to reach the poorer population in the informal sector and provide them with social health insurance.
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    Special volume on ASEAN economic community - introduction

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
    This special volume of the Philippine Journal of Development (PJD) is devoted to discussions and analyses of issues on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 implementation.
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    Helpdesk report: Urban poverty in Nepal

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
    This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: What are the issues and trends in relation to urban poverty in Nepal? Include data on key trends as well as a qualitative overview of the issues pertaining to informal settlements, housing and access to services that make poor people more or less vulnerable to hazards.