Category Archives: Education

Internet-in-a-Box

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Internet-in-a-Box Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) is an effort to provide Wikipedia and other content via physical media. It is intended for distribution in places where access to the Internet is limited or controlled. The device includes software which creates a Wi-Fi hotspot … Continue reading

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Comparison of the Impact of Wikipedia, UpToDate, and a Digital Textbook on Short-Term Knowledge Acquisition among Medical Students: Randomized Controlled Trial of Three Web-Based Resources

by Michael A Scaffidi, Rishad Khan, Christopher Wang et al. JMIR Med Educ 2017;3(2):e20, July-December – Published on 31.10.17 10 pp. 955 kB http://mededu.jmir.org/article/viewFile/mededu_v3i2e20/2 Medical students who used Wikipedia had superior short-term knowledge acquisition compared with those who used a … Continue reading

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A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents

by Claudia Cappa, Nicole Petrowski, Laurence Chandy et al. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), November 2017 100 pp. 4.6 MB https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Violence_in_the_lives_of_children_and_adol escents.pdf This report presents the most current data on four specific forms of violence – violent discipline and exposure … Continue reading

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Global Education Monitoring Report 2017/8

Accountability in Education: Meeting our Commitments Edited by Jessica Hutchings The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2017 505 pp. 12.1 MB http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0025/002593/259338e.pdf The second report in the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report series continues its assessment of … Continue reading

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Knowledge and quality of adolescents reproductive health communication between parents and their adolescents children in Ibadan, Nigeria

by Musibau A. Titiloye and Ademola J. Ajuwon Journal of Public Health in Africa 2017; Volume 8:688 8 pp. 681 kB http://publichealthinafrica.org/index.php/jphia/article/download/688/339 Parents need to take a more proactive role in encouraging healthy sexual development in adolescents, this new study … Continue reading

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The End of HESP-News Briefing and RSS Feed

Dear colleagues, 20 years ago “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit” (GTZ) made use of the upcoming electronic communication by starting a Newsletter called “Health, Population, and Nutrition (HPN) – News & Notes” mainly for Information exchange between headquarters and its … Continue reading

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Early Moments Matter for every child

by Pia Rebello Britto, Tara Dooley, Yasmine Hage et al. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), September 2017 83 pp. 3.3 MB https://www.unicef.org/media/files/UNICEF_Early_Moments_Matter_for_Every_Child _report.pdf Approximately 85 million children under 5 – 40% of them in the US and Bangladesh – are … Continue reading

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Education Uprooted – For every migrant, refugee and displaced child, education

by Suguru Mizunoya, Xinxin Yu, Gabrielle Bonnet et al. UNICEF, Division of Communication and Programme Division, Education, 2017 36 pp. 3.9 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Education_Uprooted_DIGITAL.pdf Some 27 million children are out of school in conflict zones, UNICEF said in this report. Focusing … Continue reading

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How Do Masters of Public Health Programs Teach Monitoring and Evaluation?

by Himanshu Negandhi, Preeti Negandhi, Sanjay P. Zodpey et al. Front. Public Health, 23 June 2017 7 pp. 318 kB https://fjfsdata01prod.blob.core.windows.net/articles/files/262732/pubmed- zip/.versions/1/.package-entries/fpubh-05-00136/fpubh-05-00136.pdf?sv=2015-12- 11&sr=b&sig=j5nys77LdvVnmqids7Dlexi6S7J4ZB%2BHlcp0C9pVJSQ%3D&se=2017-09- 17T11%3A00%3A22Z&sp=r&rscd=attachment%3B%20filename%2A%3DUTF-8%27%27fpubh-05-00136.pdf The health systems in developing countries face challenges because of deficient monitoring and evaluation (M&E) capacity … Continue reading

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Women’s education, infant and child mortality, and fertility decline in rural and urban sub-Saharan Africa

by David Shapiro, Michel Tenikue Demographic Research, Vol. 37, Article 21, pp. 669-708; Published 13 September 2017 42 pp. 715 kB https://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol37/21/37-21.pdf The principal question that the paper addresses is: How much have increased women’s schooling and reduced mortality contributed … Continue reading

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