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Can we halt health workforce deterioration in failed states? Insights from Guinea-Bissau on the nature, persistence and evolution of its HRH crisisBioMed Central, 2017Guinea-Bissau is one of the world’s poorest and least developed countries. Amid poverty, political turmoil and state withdrawal, its health workforce (HW) has been swamped for the last four decades in a deepening crisis of under-resourcing, poor performance and laissez-faire.Document
Effect of distortionary and non-distortionary taxes on economic growth: evidence from sub-Saharan African countriesAcademic Journals, 2015Studies on economic growth have provided insights into why states grow at different rates over time. Most recently, endogenous growth economics asserts that government expenditure and taxation will have both temporary and permanent effects on economic growth.DocumentAcademic Journals, 2009Increasing demand for provision of urban and rural infrastructures and other expenditures have dictated governments at all levels and world over to raise funds through taxation.DocumentInternational Journal of Business and Social Science, 2012Following the emergence of multiplicity of taxes in the Nigerian fiscal landscape,1 the Joint Tax Board (JTB) had taken a number of steps to curb the phenomenon.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This article explores the most effective ways to influence nutrition through value chains, based on CARE’s long history in food and nutrition security.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Child and maternal undernutrition is still prevalent in Bangladesh and poor dietary diversity is one of the major causes. While milk can contribute to nutritional requirements, currently availability in Bangladesh is 126ml/person/day, whereas recommended consumption is 250ml/person/ day.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Considerable recent research has tried to link agricultural production and the distribution of nutrient-rich foods to consumption, and hence improved health, of nutritionally vulnerable population groups. However, we are still unsure how agri-food value chains can assure positive linkages between agriculture and nutrition.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Interventions in agri-food value chains are thought to potentially make important contributions towards enhancing agriculture’s role in nutrition. Some frameworks have begun to identify sets of requirements for pro-nutrition value chains.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Globally, social provisioning of food is recognised as an important means to reduce the prevalence of malnutrition. Government food distribution programmes have potential for impact at scale in this context.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018Food fortification is a popular strategy for addressing ‘hidden hunger’, and staple foods are seen as promising, if unproven, vehicles for the delivery of essential micronutrients to poor people in developing countries. This article examines wheat flour fortification with iron in Pakistan as a case of technocratic optimism in the face of institutional constraints.