Category Archives: Sustainable Development Goals

2018 Global Food Policy Report

by Shenggen Fan, Jamed Falik, Rajul Pandya-Lorch et al. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2018 150 pp. 13.7 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/132488.pdf The rise of isolationism and protectionism, visible in the US withdrawal from multilateral trade and climate agreements, the UK’s … Continue reading

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The United Nations World Water Development Report 2018: Nature-based Solutions for Water

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 2018 154 pp. 31.6 MB http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0026/002614/261424e.pdf More than 5 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2050 due to climate change, increased demand and polluted supplies, according to the UN report on … Continue reading

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Global Health Governance Special Issue: Human Rights in Global Health Governance

Vol. XII, No. 1, Spring 2018 130 pp. 1.5 MB http://blogs.shu.edu/ghg/files/2018/03/Spring-2018-Special-Issue.pdf As rights-based approaches have become fundamental to global health governance, the proliferation of global governance institutions has warranted a wider sharing of human rights responsibilities for health beyond the … Continue reading

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Donor funding for family planning: levels and trends between 2003 and 2013

by Christopher Grollman, Francesca L Cavallaro, Diane Duclos et al. Health Policy and Planning, Published: 09 March 2018 9 pp. 798 kB https://academic.oup.com/heapol/advance-article- pdf/doi/10.1093/heapol/czy006/24278727/czy006.pdf The International Conference on Population and Development in 1994 set targets for donor funding to support … Continue reading

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Levels and Trends in Child Malnutrition

by Chika Hayashi, Julia Krasevec, Richard Kumapley et al. United Nations Children’s Fund, the World Health Organization and World Bank Group, May 2017 16 pp. 3.9 MB https://data.unicef.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JME-2017-brochure-1.pdf In May 2017, UNICEF, WHO and World Bank Group released the 2017 … Continue reading

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Follow the Money: Using International Aid Transparency Initiative data to trace development aid flows to their end use

by Simon Parish, Marc J. Cohen, and Tigist Mekuria Oxfam International, February 2018 20 pp. 1.0 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/gt-follow-the-money-traceability- methodology-230218-en.pdf What percentage of aid reaches the intended recipient country? This methodology tool can be used to calculate this, but more aid … Continue reading

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The Global Health 50/50 Report: How gender-responsive are the world’s most influential global health organisations?

by Sarah Hawkes, Kent Buse, Claudia Ahumada et al. University College London Centre for Gender and Global Health, 2018 56 pp. 4.9 MB https://globalhealth5050.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/GH5050-Report- 2018_Final.pdf The Global Health 50/50 Report, the first of its kind, provides a comprehensive review of … Continue reading

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Progress for every child in the SDG Era

Editors Anna Grojec, Erin Tettensor, Catherine Rutgers et al. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), March 2018 104 pp. 20.8 MB https://data.unicef.org/wp- content/uploads/2018/03/Progress_for_Every_Child_in_the_SDG_Era_final.pdf Early assessment of progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals confirms an alarming lack of data in 64 … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Optimizing Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence: Mainstreaming GBV Considerations in CBIs and Utilizing Cash in GBV Response

The Women’s Refugee Commission, Mercy Corps and the International Rescue Committee, February 2018 9 pp. 603 kB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Mainstreaming-GBV- CBI_Toolkit-Overview.pdf This modular and adaptable toolkit is divided into two sections: Section I, designed for field-level cash practitioners, features a focus group … Continue reading

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The shaded side of the UHC cube: a systematic review of human resources for health management and administration in social health protection schemes

by Konrad Obermann, Tata Chanturidze, Bernd Glazinski et al. Health Economics Review, 2018, 8:4 – Published: 20 February 2018 7 pp. 605 kB https://healtheconomicsreview.springeropen.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13561-018-0188- 4?site=healtheconomicsreview.springeropen.com Managers and administrators in charge of social protection and health financing, service purchasing and provision … Continue reading

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