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Friday
30/11/2007
Underweight, undernutrition, and the aging
This newsletter examines the prevalence of underweight and under nutrition among the elderly. It argues that:  good nutrition is essential for the elderly because of th ....
Friday
30/11/2007
Critical list: the 100 nations most vulnerable to climate change
The impacts of human-induced climate change are likely to be felt in poor countries and poor communities first. Recent reports from the UN and IPCC have identified Small Island Dev ....
Friday
30/11/2007
Gender disadvantage and reproductive health risk factors for common mental disorders in women
This paper, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, examines the associations between factors indicative of gender disadvantage and reproductive health with the risk of co ....
Friday
30/11/2007
Does money matter? The effects of cash transfers on child health and development in rural Ecuador
This World Bank paper examines how a government-run cash transfer programme targeted to poor mothers in rural Ecuador influenced the health and development of their children. Unlik ....
Friday
30/11/2007
Community health workers: a review of concepts, practice and policy concerns
This paper, prepared for the International Consortium for Research on Equitable Health Systems, provides an overview of the concepts and practice of Community Health Workers (CHWs) ....
Friday
30/11/2007
A review of the impact of cash transfer programmes on child nutritional status and some implications for Save the Children UK programmes
This paper, produced by Save the Children reviews eight cash transfer programmes in Latin America and Africa, and discusses the effectiveness of each in improving the nutritional s ....
Friday
30/11/2007
Alternative climate regimes with participation for developing countries
New ideas are desperately needed for going beyond the carbon emissions reduction commitment period ending in 2012. But what is the strategy to get the developing countries on board ....
Wednesday
28/11/2007
MAC HIV and AIDS global survey
This study from the MAC AIDS Fund looks into the attitudes of 4,510 people in nine countries around the issue of HIV and AIDS. The results show a poor level of education about the ....
Wednesday
28/11/2007
Forest loss "yields meagre financial benefits"
Little economic benefit has been gained from Indonesia's deforestation and land use change, according to a report. ....
Tuesday
27/11/2007
On the road to Bali: operationalising the Kyoto Protocol Adaptation Fund
The Adaptation Fund (AF) was created under the Kyoto Protocol to support adaptation measures on the ground, particularly in very vulnerable countries. It is unique both in the way ....
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