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- 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.Document
The role of public health information in assistance to populations living in opposition and contested areas of Syria, 2012–2014BioMed Central, 2017The Syrian armed conflict is the worst humanitarian tragedy this century. With approximately 470,000 deaths and more than 13 million people displaced, the conflict continues to have a devastating impact on the health system and health outcomes within the country.DocumentFuture Agricultures Consortium, 2018This paper examines the political economy of agricultural commercialisation in Malawi over the past three or so decades both in a contemporary and historical perspective.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The ‘war on drugs’ has failed. Despite an increase in law enforcement, production levels of coca – the crop used to make cocaine – have hardly altered in the last decade.