Category Archives: Development Assistance

How do external donors influence national health policy processes? Experiences of domestic policy actors in Cambodia and Pakistan

by Mishal S Khan, Ankita Meghani, Marco Liverani et al. Health Policy and Planning, czx145, Published: 09 December 2017 9 pp. 159 kB https://academic.oup.com/heapol/advance-article- pdf/doi/10.1093/heapol/czx145/22470830/czx145.pdf Although concerns have historically been raised about the influence of external donors on health policy … Continue reading

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Resource curse or fair benefit: Protecting health in the extractive sector in east and southern Africa

EQUINET, TARSC, SATUCC, SADC CNGO, Harare, 2017 4 pp. 526 kB http://www.equinetafrica.org/sites/default/files/uploads/documents/EQ%20EI%20civil %20society%20brief%202017.pdf The extractive (or mining) sector is a major economic actor in east and southern Africa. The mineral resources extracted are sought after globally, and how the sector … Continue reading

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eLearning Africa: 13th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Skills

September 26-28, 2018 Kigali Convention Center, Rwanda A unique event, Africa’s largest conference and exhibition on technology supported learning and skills development, eLearning Africa is a network of experts, professionals and investors, committed to the future of education in Africa. … Continue reading

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EU Aid Uncovered: How to Reach the Target on Time

by Teresa Cavero, Isabel Kreisler, Javier Pérez et al. European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD) Aidwatch, 2017 60 pp. 952 kB https://concordeurope.org/wp- content/uploads/2017/10/CONCORD_AidWatch_Report_2017_web.pdf?1fdb40&1fdb40 CONCORD AidWatch has monitored and made recommendations on the quality and quantity of aid provided … Continue reading

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Global infection prevention and control priorities 2018–22: a call for action

by Benedetta Allegranzi, Claire Kilpatrick, Julie Storr et al. on behalf of the Global Infection Prevention and Control Network The Lancet Global Health, Vol. 5, No. 12, e1178–e1180, December 2017 3 pp. 65 kB http://thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PIIS2214-109X(17)30427-8.pdf The Ebola virus disease outbreak … Continue reading

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Localisation of Aid: Are INGOs Walking The Talk?

by Ben Emmens and Maxine Clayton The Shifting the Power Project (StP), 2017 16 pp. 4.1 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/WTT_FINAL.pdf The Shifting the Power project (StP) is aiming for a more balanced humanitarian system, where the role of local and national humanitarian … Continue reading

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Aligning public financial management and health financing

Health financing working paper No. 4 by Cheryl Cashin, Danielle Bloom, Susan Sparkes et al. World Health Organization, 2017 56 pp. 1.7 MB http://www.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/254680/1/9789241512039-eng.pdf?ua=1 In recent years, many countries have committed to universal health coverage (UHC) as a national policy … Continue reading

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Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals

Proceedings of a Workshop Series by Rachel M. Taylor, Priyanka Nalamada, and Katherine Perez, Rapporteurs Forum on Public—Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety Board on Global Health, Health and Medicine Division, The National Academies Press, 2017 189 pp. 2.9 … Continue reading

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The effect of a performance-based financing program on HIV and maternal/child health services in Mozambique – an impact evaluation

by Yogesh Rajkotia, Omer Zang, Pierre Nguimkeu et al. Health Policy and Planning, 0, 2017, 1–11, Published: 23 October 2017 11 pp. 260 kB https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article- pdf/doi/10.1093/heapol/czx106/21359837/czx106.pdf Performance-based financing (PBF) is a mechanism by which health providers are paid on the … Continue reading

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The Emissions Gap Report 2017 – A UN Environment Synthesis Report

by John Christensen, Navroz K. Dubash, Thelma Krug et al. Published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), November 2017 116 pp. 3.0 MB https://wedocs.unep.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/22070/EGR_2017.pdf? sequence=1&isAllowed=y Nations around the world still aren’t doing nearly enough to limit greenhouse gas emissions … Continue reading

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