Ecuador and Health
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- Good practice country-level advocacy, communication and social mobilisation contributing to tuberculosis control
- World Health Organization, 2010
- This document - born out of the need for practical examples of the fifth component of the Stop TB Strategy: “Empower people with TB, and communities through partnership” - contains good practice examples of country-level A...
- Global lessons learned around HIV and AIDS
- id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2006
- Twenty-five years of knowingly living with HIV, the global community is still falling behind the virus in its alarming, complex and often hidden progress. Despite many diverse and creative successes in committed peoples’ respons...
- The implications of absenteeism amongst teachers and medical personnel in the developing world
- F. H. Rogers (ed) / Development Education Programme, World Bank, 2005
- Absenteeism of teachers and medical personnel is widely cited as a barrier to improvement of education and health outcomes in developing countries, especially in South Asia. But how severe is the problem of absent teachers–and i...
- Mapping child malnutrition in Ecuador: a canton level analysis
- B. Lorge Rogers; J. Wirth; K. Macías / Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 2007
- The Government of Ecuador has made a commitment to eradicating childhood hunger, and is presently undertaking steps to develop policies and programmes to achieve that goal. This paper argues that the first step toward realising the go...
- Relatively modest cash transfers to poor women leads to substantial improvements in child health
- C. Paxson; N. Schady / World Bank, 2007
- 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. Unlike other transfer programmes that have been implemented...
- The impact of cash transfer programs on young children’s development
- C. Paxson,; N. Schady, / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2007
- This paper examines how a government-run cash transfer program targeted to poor mothers in rural Ecuador influenced the health and development of their children aged 3 to 7. Unlike some other transfer programs, receipt of the cash tra...
- Teacher and health worker absenteeism
- N. Chaudhury / John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2005
- This paper presents the results of teacher and health worker absenteeism in primary schools and health clinics in Bangladesh, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Peru, and Uganda. Main findings from the study include: ave...
- Causes of absenteeism in public health workers and teachers in eight countries
- N. Chaudhury; J. Hammer; H. Rogers; K. Muralidharan; M. Kremer / World Bank, 2004
- This paper looks at the incidence and causes of absenteeism in public health workers and teachers in eight countries. Research was based on unannounced visits to a random sample of health care facilities and schools. The countries vis...
- An analysis of social, ethnic, and regional determinants of child health in the Andes
- C. Larrea; P. Montalvo; A.M. Ricaurte / Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, 2004
- The authors suggest that child malnutrition severely jeopardises, reduces or impairs prospects for productive social participation in adulthood. The authors propose that it is a major hindrance to human development (defined as a proce...
- Approaches for working with the Armed Forces in gender and reproductive health
- United Nations Population Fund, 2003
- This report provides information for future programming by identifying effective approaches for working with men in the uniformed services in reproductive and sexual health from a gender perspective. The case studies focus on i...