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Art4Development

ARTS FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT NETWORK

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An email forum for arts-related postings. It is organised by the Art for Development Network which has over 600 members in 70 countries whose goal is to exchange ideas, experiences, and works that relate to social, economic and educational development in tandem with arts, and to work collaboratively and create tangible policies and projects that allow those untouched creative areas to develop. You can See also the 'Knowledge Centre' under 'Projects' for links to some interesting publications around art and development. See also the 'Knowledge Centre' under 'Projects' on the website for links to some interesting publications around art and development

Enabling education network (EENET)

EENET

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This extensive website focusing on inclusive education is regularly updated, primarily with publications written by people working and living in the South. The website’s resources database covers a wide range of themes including: action research and image-based methodologies, early childhood, emergencies, deafness, gender, parents, policy, teacher education, among others. The website also contains EENET’s newsletters, plus event and job vacancy announcements.
The website is also available from EENET as a CD-ROM

European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

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The European Centre for Development Policy Management's (ECDPM) mission is to facilitate cooperation between African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries and the European Union (EU). Its two long term objectives are to enhance the capacity of public and private actors in ACP and other low-income countries; and to improve cooperation between development partners in Europe and the ACP region. The website holds information about the centre's core themes: political dimensions of partnership, ACP-EU trade relations, actors of partnerships and three cross-cutting programmes: communications and information technology, strategy and innovation and finance and administration. The site also gives access to the centre's key publications in these areas

Tecnologías de la información aplicadas a salud en zonas rurales de América Latina

EHAS

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The objectives of the programme 'Enlace Hispano-Americano de Salud' are oriented to offer low-cost possibilities of communication and services of access to information for health personnel in the countryside of Latin America where conventional telephony is not widespread. The services are based on the exchange of information between colleagues, specialist consults and access to specialized documentation through facilitators. The technologies allow access to the Internet through radio systems and are based on the use of electronic mail

Center on School, Family and Community Partnerships

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This organisation conducts and disseminates research, programmes, and policy analyses that produce new and useful knowledge and practices that help parents, educators, and members of communities work together to improve schools, strengthen families, and enhance student learning and development. The Center's projects aim to increase an understanding of practices of partnership that help all children succeed in primary, middle, and secondary schools in rural, suburban, and urban areas. The website brings together a wide range of resources, including success stories, research, professional development tools and publications

Terrific Transitions : supporting children's transition to kindergarten

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This website is a collaborative effort of the SERVE Regional Educational Laboratory and the National Head Start Association. Its goal is to provide a wide variety of transition information and resources for families, professionals, and community partnerships to use as they address children's transitions into kindergarten. Topics include family and parents, teachers and non-classroom personnel. Contains resources and publications available for downloading

Demographic and health surveys :Measure DHS

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The purpose of this website is to provide the information to support effective planning, monitoring, and evaluation of population, health, and nutrition programmes. The aim is to further understanding on global populations and health trends. The surveys conducted are designed to provide the following services: data collection and analysis; collaboration and coordination; dissemination and data use; and capacity building. This website would be useful for anyone interested in demography, health and nutrition development

Dutch coalition for disability and development

DUTCH COALITION FOR DISABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT

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The aim of this website is to provide information to support individuals and organisations working for the inclusion and social participation of disabled people, promoting a solidarity and human rights agenda

APCD Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability

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The Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability seeks to promote regional cooperation for the Biwako Millennium Framework for action towards an inclusive, barrier-free and rights-based society for persons with disabilities in the Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012

Welcome to the world cafe

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This website describes the World Café - a conversational process based on a set of integrated design principles that reveal a deeper living network pattern through which people co-evolve their collective future. The World Café, is also a global community of people dedicated to awakening and engaging collective intelligence through conversations about questions that matter, to nourish and renew life and the website contains resources for setting up a world cafe event, and reflections and stories illustrating the wide range of fields and sectors in which such events have been used around the world

Future health systems : innovations for equity

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This is the website of the Future Health Systems consortium, which aims to ensure real health gains for the poor, through research and partnership that informs and influences the health systems of the future. Research themes include; the policy process, maternal health, primary health care, health markets, chronic illness and health and social protection; and there is a particular focus on Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Nigeria and Uganda

Malaria journal

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Malaria Journal contains original peer-reviewed papers on all aspects of malaria, including studies of the biology and genetics of the parasites and their vectors; clinical features; case management and treatment; drug development and drug resistance; immunology and vaccine development; epidemiology and transmission dynamics; vector control; health system, policy and planning issues relating to prevention and treatment; economic, sociological and anthropological issues; poverty and gender issues, land use and global environmental change; intersectoral issues; intervention studies and operational research; control policy and planning
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Community-based rehabilitation (CBR)

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

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"Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) focuses on enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families, meeting basic needs and ensuring inclusion and participation. CBR was initiated in the mid-1980s but has evolved to become a multi-sectoral strategy that empowers persons with disabilities to access and benefit from education, employment, health and social services" This website features general information about CBR, specific details about what WHO is doing in CBR, and provides links to the CBR guidelines and other related resources. It is useful for anyone interested in CBR

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