Category Archives: Development Assistance

Beyond Gross National Income: Innovative methods for global health aid allocation

Health Policy and Planning, Vol. 33, Issue suppl_1, 1 February 2018 Access all articles for free at: https://academic.oup.com/heapol/issue/33/suppl_1 In this special issue, the editors follow a sequence with five articles, focusing on how allocation works now, testing the correlation of … Continue reading

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Building a movement for health – a tool for (health) activists

Edited by Chiara Bodini People’s Health Movement (PHM), Cape Town and Third World Health Aid, Brussels, 2017 146 pp. 15.1 MB https://twha.be/sites/default/files/PHM-Building_A_Movement_For_Health.pdf This book is intended to be an aid in the struggle for health equity, which is the struggle … Continue reading

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Leave no one behind: Insights from Cambodia’s national poverty identification system

by Emily de Riel Published by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), December 2017 38 pp. 1.3 MB http://health.bmz.de/ghpc/case-studies/leave-no-one- behind/ID_POOR_Final_lowres.pdf Approximately one in five Cambodians lives in poverty. By certain measures of multidimensional poverty, up to 50% of … Continue reading

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Healthy Lives for Vulnerable Women and Children: Applying Health Systems Research

by Sue Godt, Irene Agyepong, Walter Flores et al. In Focus, IDRC, October 2017 139 pp. 1.4 MB https://idl-bnc-idrc.dspacedirect.org/bitstream/handle/10625/56725/IDL-56725.pdf Tremendous challenges remain to ensure that the most vulnerable populations, including women, children, and adolescents, are able to enjoy the healthy … Continue reading

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Financing and Payment Models for Primary Health Care: Six Lessons from JLN Country Implementation Experience

Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), 2017 24 pp. 2.4 MB http://www.jointlearningnetwork.org/resources/download/get_file/ZW50cnlfaWQ6NTY 3OXxmaWVsZF9uYW1lOnJlc291cmNlX2ZpbGV8dHlwZTpmaWxl In most countries, primary health care (PHC) providers are the first point of contact that most people have with the larger health care system. Primary … Continue reading

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HIV Epidemic Response (HER): Empowering Women and Girls to end AIDS

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, 2018 12 pp. 11.0 MB https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/6794/her_hivepidemicresponse_brochure_en.pdf The Global Fund has set a bold target to reduce the number of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by 58 percent … Continue reading

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The Inclusive Development Index 2018

Summary and Data Highlights World Economic Forum, 2018 26 pp. 728 kB http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_Forum_IncGrwth_2018.pdf The Inclusive Development Index (IDI) is an annual assessment of 103 countries’ economic performance that measures how countries perform on eleven dimensions of economic progress in addition … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Surge

Learning from the Transforming Surge Capacity Project 2015-2018 by Alessandra Tranquilli, Chaudhry Inayatullah, Pamela Grafilo et al. Transforming Surge Capacity Project Management Unit, 2018 70 pp. 7.4 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/CHS_Future_Humanitarian_Sur ge.pdf In 2015 the Start Network launched a three-year Transforming Surge … Continue reading

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10th Information & Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference

May 8-10, 2018 – May 11, 2018 Training Day Mulungushi International Conference Centre (MICC), Lusaka, Zambia The 10th ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants share how they’ve … Continue reading

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Donor Landscape – Neglected Tropical Diseases 2016

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), April 2017 28.pp. 27.6 MB(!) https://www.neglecteddiseases.gov/docs/default-source/ntd- documents/donor-landscape-ntd-2016.pdf?sfvrsn=18.pdf The donor landscape has been initiated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.K. Department for … Continue reading

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