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    Increasing evidence use among Ethiopia’s health planners and policymakers

    International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, 2016
    Between 2015 and 2016, Jimma University developed and ran a training and mentoring programme with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health to improve the Ministry’s capacity for using evidence in policy making. This case study discusses the project and its potential for shaping the institutional culture of this busy department.
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    Helpdesk report: Comparative advantage of the private sector in delivery of health services

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2016
    This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: What are the areas of likely comparative advantage of the private sector in delivery of health care services for public health goals particularly in the areas of MNCH and SRH including work with adolescents and SGBV?
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    Helpdesk Report: Costings for community accountability interventions

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
    There are a number of community accountability mechanisms in health interventions. These range from community health committees which aim to represent the community in planning, monitoring and evaluating health services to those in which community members are actively involved in the delivery of health services as volunteers or community health workers.
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    Helpdesk Report: Primary health care v. specialist services

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
    Health workforce skills mix data were only available on a small selection of countries. Analysing skills mix and health outcome data does not show a clear relationship. There are many other factors contributing to health outcomes. The data presented in the report are more usefully considered on a country by country basis.
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    Helpdesk Report: Health and nutrition for displaced populations

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    This helpdesk report focuses on evidence of the most appropriate ways to support health and nutrition outcomes for management of protracted population displacement. It highlights information on psycho-social social impacts of protracted displacement (including gender). Findings on health and nutrition management of protracted population displacement include:
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    Helpdesk Report: Prioritising health activities in humanitarian crises

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    The Sphere Humanitarian Charter states that: All people should have access to health services that are prioritised to address the main causes of excess mortality and morbidity.  There are a number of handbooks to aid prioritisation in crisis situations (highlighted in section 2 of this report):
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    Helpdesk research report: Mobile telephony for improved health service and data management

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2012
    There is significant potential for the use of mobile telephony to improve health service outcomes and data management. Opportunities include: serving as a less costly substitute for existing interventions; providing interactive functions that multiply the power of existing interventions; and serving entirely new functions.
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    Helpdesk Report: Health architecture: current and future

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    DFID is mapping the current health architecture and identifying drivers that will influence the future architecture from 2015. This report was prepared to inform DFID on the strengths and weaknesses of the current global health architecture, and of the relevance and responsive of the health architecture for the post 2015 agenda.
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    Helpdesk Report: Nutrition interventions in developing and fragile contexts with a focus on community interventions and Yemen

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    This helpdesk query report identifies evidence on the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of different interventions to impact malnutrition, with a focus on: Prevention:
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    Helpdesk Report: Increasing facility - based deliveries and providing referral transport for women in childbirth in Asia

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    This report looks at approaches to increasing the proportion of baby deliveries which take place in health facilities, and the provision of referral transportation for women and childrento access healthcare for childbirth and for emergency obstetric care. The focus is on Asia and particularly South East Asia. Approaches to increasing facility based births:

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