Category Archives: Social Protection

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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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, 2018 Complete Toolkit (packed with pkzip; 2.1 MB): https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/issues/livelihoods/research-and- resources/document/download/1556 The new toolkit aims to assist GBV and cash practitioners in: collecting situational protection information on risks and benefits … Continue reading

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Using Data Analytics to Monitor Provider Payment Systems

A Toolkit for Countries Working Toward Universal Health Coverage Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage, Results for Development (R4D), PATH, PharmAccess Foundation, 2017 132 pp. 3.2 MB http://www.jointlearningnetwork.org/resources/download/get_file/ZW50cnlfaWQ6NDU yMXxmaWVsZF9uYW1lOnJlc291cmNlX2ZpbGV8dHlwZTpmaWxl A carefully developed provider payment system can be a powerful instrument … Continue reading

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Forecast-Based Financing

Moving from crisis response to risk management by Sheila Grudem Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes, 2018 2 pp. 879 kB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/WFP-0000069094.pdf Donors and governments spend billions of dollars each year to help people to respond to and recover from climate-related … Continue reading

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Impact of Ebola experiences and risk perceptions on mental health in Sierra Leone, July 2015

by Mohamed F Jalloh1, Wenshu Li1, Rebecca E Bunnell et al. BMJ Glob Health, 2018; 3:e000471 12 pp. 638 kB http://gh.bmj.com/content/3/2/e000471.full.pdf The mental health impact of the 2014–2016 Ebola epidemic has been described among survivors, family members and healthcare workers, … Continue reading

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Can a cash transfer to families change fertility behaviour?

by Synøve Andersen, Nina Drange, Trude Lappegård Demographic Research, Vol. 38, Article 33, pp. 897,928 – Published 8 March 2018 34 pp. 957 kB https://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol38/33/38-33.pdf This paper assesses the much-disputed relationship between family policy and fertility, and cash transfers and … 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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World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

by Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt et al. International Labour Organization (ILO), November 2017 454 pp. 16.2 MB http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/— publ/documents/publication/wcms_604882.pdf This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent trends in social protection systems, including social protection floors. Based on … Continue reading

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The State of the World’s Cash Report: Cash Transfer Programming in Humanitarian Aid

by Gabrielle Smith, Ruth McCormack, Alex Jacobs et al. Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) and Accenture Development Partnerships, 2018 143 pp. 2.9 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/calp-sowc-report-web_0.pdf In recent years, the use of cash transfer programming (CTP) in humanitarian assistance has grown significantly. In … Continue reading

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