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UHC and SDG Country Profiles 2018

World Health Organization, Western Pacific Region, 2018 104 pp. 4.5 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/272304/UHC-SDG-country-profiles- 2018-eng.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y Monitoring progress in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and universal health coverage (UHC) is a priority in the Western Pacific Region. This country profiles aim to assist … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Advance Global Health: Proceedings of a Workshop

by Rachel M. Taylor and Joe Alper, Rapporteurs Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety, 2018 96 pp. 1.7 MB https://download.nap.edu/cart/download.cgi?record_id=24882 To explore how the use of technology can facilitate progress toward globally recognized health priorities, the Forum … Continue reading

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World Food Assistance 2018: Preventing Food Crises

by Valerie Guarnieri, Stanlake Samkange, Steven Were Omamo et al. World Food Programme, May 2018 56 pp. 3.3 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/WFP-0000070719.pdf Chronic hunger is increasing around the world and food crises are spreading and intensifying. This new report by the United … Continue reading

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New Global Health eLearning Center Course: Postabortion Care (PAC)

USAID’s PAC model – Time: 3 hours https://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/postabortion-care-pac The Global Health eLearning Center is the primary learning destination for leaders and experts in the field of international health for development! Postabortion care provides a package of family planning and other … Continue reading

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Overcoming Family Planning Challenges in Africa: Toward Meeting Unmet Need and Scaling Up Service Delivery

by Andrzej Kulczycki African Journal of Reproductive Health, March 2018; 22 (1):9 11 pp. 577 kB https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajrh/article/download/169831/159272 Unmet need refers to the percentage of sexually active, fecund women who want no more children or to postpone having their next child, … Continue reading

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Health systems performance assessment: A tool for health governance in the 21st century

The WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2018 20 pp. 1.2 MB http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/160813/HSPA_A-tool-for- health-governance-in-the-21st-century.pdf The practice of health systems performance assessment (HSPA) varies across the WHO European Region. Consequently, there is a need for baseline information about HSPA across Member States. … Continue reading

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Ten Years in Public Health 2007-2017

Report by Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization World Health Organization, 2017 152 pp. 5.8 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/255355/9789241512442-eng.pdf? sequence=1 Ten years in public health 2007-2017 chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Margaret Chan served as … Continue reading

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Management of errors and development cooperation

Did the arsenic disaster in Bangladesh lead to consequences? by Helmut Jaeger curare – Journal of Medical Anthropology, 40(2017)4 10 pp. 132 kB https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Delivery.cfm/SSRN_ID3164042_code2979899.pdf? abstractid=3164042&mirid=1 The precautionary principle is widely accepted in international law to guide decisions about proposed interventions. … Continue reading

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An innovative response to the challenge of financing global health research and development

Read online at: http://www.ghif.com/ The Global Health Investment Fund (GHIF) is a US$ 108 million social impact investment fund designed to provide financing to advance the development of drugs, vaccines, diagnostics and other interventions against diseases that disproportionately burden low- … Continue reading

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Protecting the vulnerable is protecting ourselves: Norway and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation

by Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée, Katerini T. Storeng Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening, 2017 6 pp. 188 Kb https://tidsskriftet.no/en/2017/05/global-helse/protecting-vulnerable-protecting- ourselves-norway-and-coalition-epidemic Norway has played a critical role in the recent launch of the new Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation, revealing Norway’s … Continue reading

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