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- DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, including improved tax legislation and more effecDocument
The value of mobilizing local resources for women’s rights in the global south and east: case studies of ten women’s fundsProspera - International Network of Women's Funds, 2015New research by Mama Cash, the International Network of Women’s Funds, and the International Human Rights Funders Group explores the role of resource mobilisation in expanding local support for women’s rights and strengthening local cultures of philanthropy in the Global South and East.DocumentUnited States Institute of Peace, 2012The role of health in development and aid policy in conflict-affected and fragile states remains a conundrum. Evidence is increasing that conflict and fragility have a devastating impact on health. At the same time, knowledge on how to construct effective and sustainable health systems in these states through local leadership and donor commitment is expanding.DocumentFuture Health Systems research consortium, 2017Future Health Systems research into empowering communities to demand and shape health services has informed the development of a WHO strategy on service delivery.The strategy reflects a paradigm shift towards an increased emphasis on preventive public health, as well as curative strategies, to address current and future health challenges.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This Operational Practice Paper explores how better understandings of the ways in which the functioning of cities as systems interacts with the vulnerabilities, exposure to risks and ultimately, wellbeing of vulnerable communities can inform more effective humanitarian and development practice.Document
Disaster risk reduction and violent conflict in Africa and Arab states: implications for the Sendai Framework prioritiesOverseas Development Institute, 2018There is a moral imperative to delivering disaster risk reduction (DRR) in violent conflict contexts, where disaster vulnerabilities are high.Document
Nutrition promotion and collective vegetable gardening by adolescent girls: feasibility assessment from a pilot in AfghanistanAsian Economic and Social Society, 2018This study aimed to assess the feasibility of collective vegetable gardening into an existing development programme for adolescent girls as a means of improving awareness about health and nutrition and increasing vegetable consumption in Afghanistan.OrganisationAsian Economic and Social Society (AESS) is a private organization aiming to provide a platform to innovative academicians in the fields of scientific and social sciences.Document
The role of risk perception in willingness to respond to the 2014–2016 West African Ebola outbreak: a qualitative study of international health care workersBioMed Central, 2017The 2014–2016 West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak was an unprecedented public health event, and in addition to claiming over 11,000 lives, it resulted in the deaths of more healthcare workers than any outbreak in recent history.