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    The impact of Indonesia's rapid move towards universal health insurance on total health care expenditure

    National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, 2017
    Social health insurance in Indonesia dates from the 1990s but recently in 2014, the government announced its ambition to achieve universal coverage within five years. Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN) integrates all existing social health insurance schemes under one manager and one payer, the central Ministry of Health.
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    Emerging evidence on climate change and health in Africa

    United States Agency for International Development, 2017
    This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change risks on the health sector in Africa. It illustrates climate threats to health and development investments and highlights opportunities to achieve health targets in Sub-Saharan Africa in the face of climate change.
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    Indonesia: costs of climate change 2050 – technical report

    United States Agency for International Development, 2016
    The Climate Change Adaptation, Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) Project undertook an assessment of the future economic costs of climate change in Indonesia to provide USAID/Indonesia and the Government of Indonesia with actionable information for climate change adaptation programming and climate resili
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    Maternal and child nutrition in Nepal: Examining drivers of progress from the mid-1990s to 2010s

    Elsevier, 2017
    This paper explores the drivers of Nepal's maternal and child nutrition success using document review, interviews with mothers, and quantitative analysis of DHS datasets. Our qualitative and quantitative analyses both highlight similar policy and community level changes but limited improvements in child feeding and care practices. 
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    Bringing together voices to address climate change uncertainty in the Indian Sundarbans

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    The majority of the five million people that live in the deltaic Indian Sundarbans face continuous uncertainties in relation to their shelter, livelihoods, and health. Climate change is one of the key factors aggravating this situation.
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    Reducing teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone

    Impact Initiative, 2017
    Research directly involving teenagers and their families in Sierra Leone to reduce teenage pregnancy has helped pave the way for a new community-friendly Child and Family Welfare Policy.
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    Growing up with disabilities

    Foundation for Social Transformation, 2017
    'Growing up with disabilities' depicts the sexual health and rights of disabled people in the form of a story. This is a pictoral book for parents, teachers, caregivers and others to help talk about sexual issues of disabled youth.
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    Policy framework on African wastewater management and sanitation provision

    GRID Arendal, 2017
    Access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene has been recognized by the international community as a basic human right (UN Resolution 64/292) that is essential to realizing all other human rights. However, a large section of the global population still faces the challenge of accessing these most basic services.
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    Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

    Overseas Development Institute, 2017
    Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) is critical to ensuring sustainable and resilient lives for all, and therefore to meeting the goals set out under the Sustainable Development Agenda. But health and wellbeing are also subject to other risk drivers, such as climate change and disasters, which disrupt the health and financial benefits that UHC can offer.This report explores:
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    Barriers to appropriate care for mothers and infants during the perinatal period in rural Afghanistan: A qualitative assessment

    Taylor and Francis Group, 2014
    This study, conducted in five rural districts in Afghanistan, used qualitative methods to explore traditional practices of women, families and communities related to maternal and newborn care, and sociocultural and health system issues that create access barriers.

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