Category Archives: Sustainable Development Goals

Nutrition in the WHO African Region

by Adelheid W. Onyango, Laetitia Ouedraogo Nikiema, Sebastian Zielinski et al. WHO Regional Office for Africa, November 2017 85 pp. 4.4 MB http://www.afro.who.int/sites/default/files/2017- 11/Nutrition%20in%20the%20WHO%20African%20Region%202017_0.pdf This report explores the current nutrition status of countries in the WHO African Region in relation … Continue reading

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Global Economic Impact of Tuberculosis

A report for the Global TB Caucus, October 2017 22 pp. 341 kB https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/309c93_bf9baa1398334a8aa1ff19cb083b129e.pdf? index=true In this report the authors outline their estimates of the impact tuberculosis (TB) can have on economic development and growth. Their analysis estimates that, during … Continue reading

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The Price of a Pandemic 2017

by Philippe Glaziou, Katherine Floyd, and Mario Raviglione et al. The Global TB Caucus, 2017 9 pp. 810 kB https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/309c93_2709b6ff47c946fe97b94a72fdfd94e3.pdf? index=true Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people every year than any other infectious disease. People who are affected by TB face … 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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Mapping under-5 and neonatal mortality in Africa, 2000–15: a baseline analysis for the Sustainable Development Goals

by Nick Golding, Roy Burstein, Joshua Longbottom et al. The Lancet, Vol. 390, No. 10108, pp. 2171–2182, 11 November 2017 12 pp. 9.8 MB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(17)31758-0.pdf In the absence of unprecedented political commitment, financial support, and medical advances, the viability of … Continue reading

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Tanzania Announces World’s Largest National Drone Delivery Network

Four Distribution Centers, More than 100 Drones, Up to 2,000 Flights A Day East Africa Now The World Leader in Drone Delivery 3 pp. 40 kB http://www.flyzipline.com/uploads/Tanzania%20Announcement%20Press%20Release% 20vFinal.pdf Tanzania announced that it is launching the world’s largest drone delivery service … 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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Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I

Climate Science Special Report by D.J. Wuebbles, D.W. Fahey, K.A. Hibbard et al. U.S. Global Change Research Program Executive Summary (36 pp. 17.7 MB https://science2017.globalchange.gov/downloads/CSSR2017_PRINT_Executive_Summary.pdf Full Report (477 pp. 27.8 MB https://science2017.globalchange.gov/downloads/CSSR2017_FullReport.pdf New observations and new research have increased our … Continue reading

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