by Janice Tripney, Alan Roulstone, Carol Vigurs et al. 3ie systematic review 39, 2017 125 pp. 2.1 MB http://www.3ieimpact.org/media/filer_public/2017/09/14/sr39-labour-market.pdf The authors find that research in this area has received very little attention. They identify only a limited number of relevant … 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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Barefoot Guide 5: Mission Inclusion

Stories and Practices of building a world where all belong by The Fifth Barefoot Guide Writer’s Collective 154 pp. 22.5 MB http://www.barefootguide.org/uploads/1/1/1/6/111664/bfg-5-mission_inclusion-final.pdf Everyone agrees that inclusion is hard, that reaching the poorest and most marginalised is difficult. Many organisations, large … Continue reading

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Inclusion International 17th World Congress

30th May – 1st June 2018, Birmingham, UK The 2018 World Congress will bring together people with intellectual disabilities, families, professionals and partners from all regions of the world. We will come together to Learn, Inspire, and Lead the way … Continue reading

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There is a major obstacle to tracking disability inclusion in the SDGs

by Amy Lieberman Devex, 24 August 2017 Read online at: https://www.devex.com/news/there-is-a-major-obstacle-to-tracking-disability- inclusion-in-the-sdgs-90762 As countries work through the early stages of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, a development agenda designed to represent everyone, some disability experts are questioning how effectively national … Continue reading

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Integrating Mental Health and HIV Services in Zimbabwean Communities: A Nurse and Community-led Approach to Reach the Most Vulnerable

by Malia Duffy, Melissa Sharer, Helen Cornman et al. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Vol. 28, No. 2, March/April 2017, 186-198 13 pp. 329 kB http://www.nursesinaidscarejournal.org/article/S1055-3290(15)00224-1/pdf Alcohol use and depression negatively impact adherence, retention in care, … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Hands-on Tool (HHoT)

www.cbm.org/HHoT On 19 August 2017, World Humanitarian Day, CBM launched the smartphone app ‘Humanitarian Hands-on Tool’ (HHoT), which provides step-by-step guidance on how to implement an inclusive emergency response. Easy to use and fully accessible, this is the first application … Continue reading

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Perspectives of basic wheelchair users on improving their access to wheelchair services in Kenya and Philippines: a qualitative study

by Emma Williams, Elizabeth Hurwitz, Immaculate Obaga et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2017 17:22 – Published: 17 August 2017 12 pp. 479 kB https://bmcinthealthhumrights.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12914-017-0130- 6?site=bmcinthealthhumrights.biomedcentral.com The United Nations has called for countries to improve access to mobility … Continue reading

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Next steps for meeting the needs of people with severe mental illness in low- and middle-income countries

by C. Hanlon Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, Vol. 26, Issue 4, August 2017, pp. 348-354 7 pp. 145 kB https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge- core/content/view/42C9AE17A6D4CEE962E8C73DCD9E3651/S2045796016001013a.pd f/next_steps_for_meeting_the_needs_of_people_with_severe_mental_illness_in_low _and_middleincome_countries.pdf The explicit inclusion of mental health within the Sustainable Development Goals is a welcome development, borne out … Continue reading

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Developing Affordable and Accessible Community-Based Housing for Vulnerable Adults: Proceedings of a Workshop

by Joe Alper, Karen Anderson, and Sarah Domnitz, Rapporteurs Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence, 2017 108 pp. 1.1 MB https://download.nap.edu/cart/download.cgi?record_id=24787 Accessible and affordable housing can enable community living, maximize independence, and promote health for vulnerable populations. However, the United … Continue reading

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