Searching with a thematic focus on Health, Education in India

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    National Plan of Action for Children (NPAC) 2016

    Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016
    The National Policy for Children 2013 adopted by the Government of India in April 2013, adheres to the Constitutional mandate and guiding principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It identifies rights of children under four key priority areas, viz. Survival, Health and Nutrition, Education and Development, Protection, and Participation.
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    Beneficial effects of 12-week OM chanting on memory in school children

    World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016
    Pranayama is a yogic practice where the subject prolongs and controls the breath, which helps to bring the conscious awareness in breathing; to reshape breathing habits and patterns. OM is one of the fundamental symbols used in the yoga tradition. It is Combination of A, U (O) and M, which symbolizes the three states of consciousness i.e., waking state, dream state and deep sleep respectively.
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    Costs of basic services in Kerala, 2007: education, health, childbirth and finance (loans)

    Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2008
    This Working Paper focuses on the pattern and costs of services in four areas, which critically affect most households in Kerala. The major concerns of this Working Paper include answers to questions such as:
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    Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
    The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has developed a simultaneous equation model among health and education of children, and public expenditure on these sectors.
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    Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills

    Young Lives, 2014
    By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income countries.
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    The Impact of the Midday Meal Scheme on Nutrition and Learning

    Young Lives, 2010
    Food insecurity and poor nutrition remain a problem in many developing countries and can have profound effects on children’s health and their development. The Midday Meal Scheme in India is a programme covering primary school children to improve nutrition as well as increase educational enrolment, retention and attendance.
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    Missing in action: teacher and medical provider absence in developing countries

    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 in health care, absent medical personnel?
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    Tackling social exclusion in health and education: case studies from Asia

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2006
    This paper draws together some of the lessons from a study commissioned by DFID to identify ways of tackling social exclusion through promising practices in health and education in the Asia region.
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    Missing in action: teacher and health worker absence in developing countries

    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:averaging across the countries, about 19 percent of teachers and 35 percent of health workers were absentin India, one quarter of government primary school teachers were absent f
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    The better life options program for adolescent boys in India

    Centre for Development and Population Activities, 2002
    The Better Life Options Program for adolescent boys is a holistically designed program that guides adolescent boys towards better life skills, education, relationships, values etc.