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2015 global reference list of 100 core health indicators


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“The Global Reference List of 100 Core Health Indicators is a standard set of 100 indicators prioritized by the global community to provide concise information on the health situation and trends, including responses at national and global levels. It contains indicators of relevance to country, regional and global reporting across the spectrum of global health priorities relating to the post-2015 health goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These include the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agenda, new and emerging priorities such as noncommunicable diseases, universal health coverage and other issues in the post-2015 development agenda.”

Progress report

May 2008

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This report highlights the progress of the first eight International Health Partnership+ signatory countries. It provides an analytical review of country progress against Millennium Development Goal indicators, and considers health financing trends, noting key bottlenecks at the global and country levels. It further highlights progress at the global level, provides updates from inter-agency working groups, and summarises key challenges in moving forward

Are international health research programmes doing enough to develop research systems and skills in low and middle income countries? Responsible vertical programming : How global health research can deliver essential research, achieve impact and build na

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This statement from the Council on Health Research for Development considers the responsibility of research programmes carried out in low to middle income countries to build the capacity of a country’s researchers and the national research system, in the process of achieving its own research goals. It sets out 4 problems that need to be addressed: health research needed by developing countries is mostly conducted for them, sometimes with them, but rarely by them; health research in developing countries is problem-specific - or ‘vertical’ and does not usually contribute to building the national system for health research; the questions addressed by health research in developing countries are largely determined by the international community - specifically those funding ‘global health research’; and health research is not seen as a key driver of development in low income countries - which constitutes a missed opportunity towards real and sustainable progress. Also included are a set of practical steps that can be taken to make vertical research programmes more responsible

Knowledge shared : participatory evaluation in development cooperation

KASSAM, Yusang

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This book presents leading-edge analysis on the theory and practice of participatory evaluation around the world. With its instructive case studies from Bangladesh, El Salvador, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, and St Vincent, the book is a guide to a community-based approach to evaluation that is at once a learning process, a means of taking action, and a catalyst for empowerment. It is intended primarily as a tool for practitioners and policymakers in all segments of development cooperation, but will equally appeal to students, professors, scholars, and researchers in development studies, development administration, evaluation, environmental studies, social work, community development, rural development, international public health, and other disciplines related to sustainable and equitable development

Hesperian images


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On this website users can browse and search more than 12,000 health illustrations from our renowned publications. Registered users can organize, purchase, and download images for a price depending on usage


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