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School Feeding Programmes: improving effectiveness and increasing the benefit to education:a guide for programme managersSchool Health, 1999Designed to assist those engaged in the process of creating new School Feeding Programmes (SFPs) or seeking to improve the effectiveness of on-going ones. It is based on a review of the SFP research and program literature from the last decade. Guidelines includeA brief rationale for addressing nutrition and health in schoolchildren.Document
School Health and Nutrition: A Situation Analysis - A Participatory Approach to Building Programmes that Promote Health, Nutrition and Learning in SchoolsSchool Health, 1999Provides an approach to producing reports that will identify the priority health and nutrition problems of school age childrenquantify school participation (enrolment, absenteeism, repetition, and drop-out rates) and identifies the major causes of absence from schoolidentify practicable, sustainable interventions that are likely to most improve children’s health, nutrition, schoolDocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 1999Aims to first briefly describe the broad global, economic, political, social, institutional context in which ACP countries currently find themselves. Describes the health status and key health threats in ACP countries in an environmental context and reviews environmental developments in the region and the ways in which they are influencing health.Document
Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventionsInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999Synthesis of five studies, undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand, included intervention trails and measurement of impacts.The results suggest that it is possible to increase the effectiveness of micronutrient interventions (including Vitamin A, iron, iodine) by increasing women’s active participation in problem solving and by increasing their access to such key resourcesDocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000The paper has two main objectives. The first is to trace the progress in the process of decentralization in the provision of public services in India.DocumentDepartment for International Development Health Systems Resource Centre, 1999How can health policies and health system developments improve the health of poor people? This initial working paper for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) by the DFID Health Systems Resource Centre (HSRC) is their first output on pro-poor health policies.Document
A review of experience concerning household ability to cope with the resource demands of ill health and health care utilisationEQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa, 2000Policy has been generally ineffective in reaching the poor who have problems accessing health care. Much of international health policy has focused on identification of interventions to reduce the burden of ill-health in the most cost-effective way, rather than on the barriers to the poor seeking and obtaining care.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000Ironically it was the plague scare of 1994 that woke up the sleeping health care behemoth of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.As the panic of an impending epidemic swept across western and central India, the District Magistrate of Indore SR Mohanty, 35 combined with the people of the industrial town devised an innovative plan to overhaul the health delivery system of the town to restoDocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000Gender analysis is crucial to understanding HIV/AIDS transmission and initiating appropriate programmes of action.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2000Among the conclusions Wagstaff and Watanabe reach about malnutrition rates among different economic groups in the developing world:Inequalities in malnutrition almost always disfavor the poorIt's not just that the poor have higher rates of malnutrition.