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The European journal of development research

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A multi-disciplinary journal that seeks to broaden our understanding of the processes that advance or impede human development, whether from a political, economic, sociological or anthropological perspective
Produced 5 times a year
Rest of World: 448 GBP (institutional) 70 GBP (personal)
Europe: 448 GBP (institutional) / 70 GBP (personal)
US: 740 USD (institutional) 116 USD (personal)

UNDEF update

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This newsletter highlights news from the fields as well as a selection of readings on related topics
A quarterly publication
Free online

The international journal of occupational and environmental medicine

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A peer-reviewed, open access publication of articles relevant to epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, and management of occupational and environmental diseases. It also covers work-related injury and illness, accident and illness prevention, health promotion, health education, the establishment and implementation of health and safety standards, monitoring of the work environment, and the management of recognized hazards. The aim is specifically to address those diseases associated with petrochemical and oil industries.
eISSN: 2008-6814
pISSN: 2008-6520
Readers are encouraged to sign up to recieve the Table of Contents for each new issue of the journal by email Quarterly

Health policy and planning

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Covers issues in health policy, planning, management and evaluation, and focuses on these issues in the developing world. It is particularly relevant to those working in international health, planning, medical care and public health, but should also have appeal for readers outside the health sector in such fields as social policy and community development
Four times a year
Many articles free online

Drum beat

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This regular free email newsletter summarises information included on the Communiation Intitaive's website. Issues are thematic

The network|the national disability magazine of Papua New Guinea

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The Network is a quarterly magazine for all people involved and interested in the disability sector in Papua New Guinea. The magazine has been established as a tool to empower and inspire disabled people through positive real life stories of other disabled people. It shares information on disability issues from different levels: from grass root to government level. It inspires organisations working in the disability sector by sharing goals and achievements. And it spreads positive information about disability in Papua New Guinea to a broad community
Quarterly
Free

Voices from Africa

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Contains articles on grass-roots development by member NGOs in various African countries. No longer published but archive is online

Cochrane : the reliable source of evidence in healthcare

COCHRANE COLLABORATION

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The Cochrane Collaboration is an organisation dedicated to making up-to-date accurate information about the effects of healthcare readily available worldwide. It produces and disseminates systematic reviews of healthcare interventions and promotes the search for evidence in the form of clinical trials and other studies of interventions. Its main output is the Cochrane Library, which includes a database of systematic reviews, a database of abstracts or reviews of effects, the central register of controlled trials (bibliographic information on controlled trials including reports published in conference proceedings), a database of methodology reviews, and a bibliography of articles and books on reviewing research

The European coalition of positive people (ECPP)

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This is the website of a self-help organisation of, by and for people living with HIV and AIDS and hepatitis C, working in Europe, Malawi, Mozambique and Uganda to promote patient involvement in the development of public policy, delivery and monitoring of services

WHO : mental health

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

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This video provides an overview of the global mental health situation with detailed information and statistics. It highlights the mental health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) which is an WHO initiative that advocates for proper care, psychosocial assistance, and medication in limited resource settings for the treatment of depression, schizophrenia, and epilepsy and for the prevention of suicide

World network of users and survivors of psychiatry (WNUSP)

WORLD NETWORK OF USERS AND SURVIVORS OF PSYCHIATRY (WNUSP)

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The World network of users and survivors of psychiatry is a global forum and voice of users and survivors of psychiatry to promote their rights and interests. This website contains specific information about the network, human rights and advocacy issues, and the WNUSP newsletter

Center for the human rights of users and survivors of psychiatry

CENTER FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF USERS AND SURVIVORS OF PSYCHIATRY (CHRUSP)

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The Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (CHRUSP) provides strategic leadership in human rights advocacy, implementation and monitoring relevant to people experiencing madness, mental health problems or trauma. Their website provides information about the organisation’s activities, highlights thematic good practices, and provides links to their publications, videos and related resources

Inter-agency network for education in emergencies (INEE)

THE INTER-AGENCY NETWORK FOR EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES (INEE)

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The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is a network of interested parties from international agencies and institutions working together to provide better access to education in the aftermath of emergencies. This website describes the main purpose of INEE and features information about their members and task groups. It also provides informative sections on knowledge and capacity, policy and coordination, links to events on education matters, and related resources

Aging and life course

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

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This WHO website presents information about the ageing of populations around the world. It highlights global programmes and networks, as well as challenges, opportunities and initiatives for developed and developing countries. It also contains links to specific topics and programmes, useful factsheets, publications and related organizations. This resource is useful for people interested in ageing and the life course

Checklist for evaluating a mental health policy

FUNK, Michelle
et al

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This checklist highlights process, operational and content issues involved in evaluating mental health policy. It illustrates how to assess "whether certain processes have been followed that are likely to lead to the success of the policy; and whether various content issues have been addressed and appropriate actions included in the policy." This checklist is useful for people interested in the evaluation of mental health policies

Checklist for evaluating a mental health plan

FUNK, Michelle
et al

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This checklist assesses whether certain processes have been followed that could lead to the success of a mental health plan. It also highlights if various content issues have been addressed and appropriate actions are included in the plan. This checklist is useful for people interested in the evaluation of mental health plans

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