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Seasonal variation in the proximal determinants of undernutrition during the first 1000 days of life in rural South Asia: a comprehensive reviewElsevier, 2018Document
Rebuilding research capacity in fragile states: the case of a Somali–Swedish global health initiativeTaylor and Francis Group, 2017This paper presents an initiative to revive the previous Somali–Swedish Research Cooperation, which started in 1981 and was cut short by the civil war in Somalia.DocumentBioMed Central, 2016Human resources for health are necessary to the delivery of health services; only by securing a sufficient, equitably distributed, adequately supported and well-performing health workforce can any health goals and targets set by national governments or the international community be met [Document
A cross-case comparative analysis of international security forces’ impacts on health systems in conflict-affected and fragile statesBioMed Central, 2018Destruction of health systems in fragile and conflict-affected states increases civilian mortality.DocumentTaylor and Francis Group, 2018Ongoing failure by the international community to resolve the Syrian conflict has led to destruction of critical infrastructure. This includes the collapse of the Syrian health system, leaving millions of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in urgent need of healthcare services.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2018High rates of malnutrition in children, adolescents and women are a major concern in Bangladesh. World Food Programme (WFP) and BRAC initiated a school feeding programme in 2012 targeting children from poor households. This case study was conducted in Islampur upazila in Jamalpur district where micronutrient deficiencies are widespread.Document
Factors influencing non-institutional deliveries in Afghanistan: secondary analysis of the Afghanistan Mortality Survey 2010Nagoya University School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya Japan, 2015Home delivery in unhygienic environments is common among Afghan women; only one third of births are delivered at health facilities. Institutional delivery is central to reducing maternal mortality.DocumentElsevier, 2017The objectives of this study were two-fold: 1) to examine how different stakeholders define sustainability, and 2) to identify barriers to and facilitators of the sustainability of the Afghan CHW program.DocumentNorwegian Red Cross, 2017In the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, the international community agreed to ‘leave no one behind’. However, the community is doing precisely that by failing to act as millions living in conflict-affected areas are deprived of access to healthcare services.DocumentCambridge University Press, 2014This research examines the impact on health-care provision of advanced state failure and of the violence frequently associated with it, drawing from six country case studies. In all contexts, the coverage and scope of health services change when the state fails. Human resources expand due to unplanned increased production.