by Maxime Domegni, Estacio Valoi, Evelyn Groenink et al. The African Investigative Publishing Collective, Africa Uncensored, ZAM Magazine, 2017 37 pp. 4.8 MB https://www.zammagazine.com/images/pdf/documents/African_Oligarchs.pdf The Panama Papers project last year revealed that there are quite a few African politicians, their … 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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Illicit Financial Flows: Why we should claim these Resources for Gender, Economic and Social Justice

by Attiya Waris Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), 2017 28 pp. 3.1 MB https://www.awid.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/iffs-awid-brief_2017.pdf This policy brief will explore the following three issues: 1. The basic concept of illicit financial flows (IFFs) and their disproportional gender impact, in … Continue reading

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Mercury in Women of Child-Bearing Age in 25 Countries

by Lee Bell IPEN and Biodiversity Research Institute, September 2017 70 pp. 7.8 MB http://ipen.org/sites/default/files/documents/update_18_sept_mercury-women-report- v1_5.pdf Toxic levels of mercury are widespread in women of childbearing age in 25 countries due to gold mining, industrial pollution and fish-rich diets. Women … Continue reading

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Aging and Universal Health Coverage: Implications for the Asia Pacific Region

by Sarah L. Barber & Megumi Rosenberg Health Systems & Reform, 3:3, 154-158 6 pp. 849 kB http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/23288604.2017.1348320? needAccess=true Global population aging is the result of successes in public health, enabling longer life expectancy in many countries. The Asia Pacific … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Senior expert in Sexual and Reproductive Health

The Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH) https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/scih/ conducts consultancy, project management, training and applied research work in international health. The Swiss TPH is currently seeking applications for the following Position: … 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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A Framework for Building Resilience to Climate Change through Girls’ Education Programming

by Ellen Chigwanda Center for Universal Education at Brookings Institution, December 2016 23 pp. 3.3 MB http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/global-20161202-climate- change.pdf This paper reflects some initial thinking on the significance of climate change, and more specifically drought, as a barrier to girls’ education. … Continue reading

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Logistics Competencies, Skills, and Training: A Global Overview

by Alan McKinnon, Christoph Flöthmann, Kai Hoberget al. A World Bank Study, 2017 111 pp. 6.7 MB https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/27723/9781464811401. pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=y This new report shows the global shortage of supply chain competence, proposes some reasons why and presents ideas to consider for … Continue reading

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Are American Surgical Residents Prepared for Humanitarian Deployment?: A Comparative Analysis of Resident and Humanitarian Case Logs

by Yihan Lin, James S. Dahm, Adam L. Kushner et al. World Journal of Surgery, pp. 1-8, First Online: 04 August 2017 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00268-017-4137-x Effective humanitarian surgeons require skills in general surgery, OB/GYN, orthopedics, and urology. With increasing specialization, it is … Continue reading

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