Healthy Partnerships: How Governments Can Engage the Private Sector to Improve Health in Africa assesses how governments and the private health sector are working together in forty-five African countries. The Report finds that governments and the private health sector can and should improve the way they work together in order to meet health goals in Africa. It offers specific recommendations for governments, the private sector, and other stakeholders. The results open a window on to the landscape of private health care in Africa.
The main premise of this paper is that the well-being of individuals and families in conflict and post-conflict situations is a key condition for sustainable peace and long-term development. Factors such as infant health, maternal care, food and nutrition, and basic sanitation are among the top priorities of the affected people. Development programming for post-conflict countries should be firmly rooted in an accurate and timely evidence base to justify the priorities selected.
President Obama signed a Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development in September 2010. This factsheet contains information on the Obama Administration's Development Policy and the Global Health Initiative.
This paper looks at a cross section of countries that have emerged from civil war into a seemingly lasting peace and explores what they have encountered on their paths.
This paper uses panel data to examine whether Latin American youth follow OECD patterns unemployment or are, indeed, unique.
This Working Paper argues that armed conflicts have been the single most important determinant of poverty and human misery in Sub-Saharan Africa, affecting more than half the countries of the continent during the past two decades.
This paper investigates the impact of the latest civil war and the subsequent economic embargo in Burundi on the health status of the Burundese children.