Category Archives: Sustainable Development Goals

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through Social and Solidarity Economy: Incremental versus Transformative Change

by Peter Utting United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Social Dimensions of Sustainable Development, April 2018 56 pp. 3.1 MB http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BCCF9/(httpAuxPages)/DCE7DAC6D248B0C1C12 58279004DE587/$file/UNTFSSE—WP-KH-SSE-SDGs-Utting-April2018.pdf In a context where an increasing number of governments are promoting policies that aim to support … Continue reading

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Integration of administrative records for social protection policies: contributions from the Brazilian experience

by Letícia Bartholo, Joana Mostafa, Rafael Guerreiro Osorio International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Paper Number 169, May, 2018 36 pp. 544Kb http://www.ipc- undp.org/pub/eng/WP169_Integration_of_administrative_records_for_social_protection_policies .pdf The paper delves into the Brazilian Single Registry (Cadastro Único), the backbone of some … Continue reading

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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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World Health Statistics 2018: Monitoring health for the SDGs, sustainable development goals

World Health Organization 2018 100 pp. 4.3 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/272596/9789241565585-eng.pdf?ua=1 The World Health Statistics series is WHO’s annual snapshot of the state of the world’s health. This 2018 edition contains the latest available data for 36 health-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) … Continue reading

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Organization and financing of public health services in Europe: country reports

by Bernd Rechel, Anna Maresso, Anna Sagan et al. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2018 148 pp. 3.0 MB http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/370946/public-health- services.pdf?ua=1 What are “public health services”? Countries across Europe understand what they are, or what they should include, … Continue reading

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Saving lives, spending less: A strategic response to noncommunicable diseases

by Virginia Arnold, Melanie Bertram, Suvi Härmälä et al. World Health Organization, 2018 20 pp. 3.8 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/272534/WHO-NMH-NVI-18.8- eng.pdf?ua=1 The publication reveals, for the first time, the financing needs and returns on investment of the WHO cost-effective and feasible “Best … Continue reading

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Education Under Attack 2018

by Amy Kapit, Andrea Mazzarino, Cristal Downing et al. Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, 2018 312 pp. 14.2 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/eua_2018_full_0.pdf This study is the fourth in a series of publications examining attacks on education, including the threat of … Continue reading

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Engaging Men and Boys in Family Planning: A Strategic Planning Guide

Family Planning High Impact Practices (HIP), January 2018 4 pp. 1.0 MB http://www.fphighimpactpractices.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Male-Engagement- Strategic-Planning-Guide-1.pdf This document aims to lead program managers, planners, and decision-makers through a strategic process to identify effective investments for engaging men in efforts to improve sexual … 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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Protecting the promise of a generation: Education for refugees and the forcibly displaced

by Giulia McPherson Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, Published on 16 April 2018 12 pp. 4.4 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/ProtectingThePromiseofaGeneration.pdf Jesuit Refugee Service released a report calling on policy/decision-makers to make education a priority in response to refugees. The response to Syrian refugees in … Continue reading

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