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    Running water, working toilets and safe hygiene practices: essential services to save lives

    The world is falling behind its targets to improve people’s access to sanitation, with major health costs. There is strong evidence that both sanitation and hygiene interventions are highly effective in reducing risks of diarrhoea, however public health promotion appears more cost-effective. More evide...

    Financing better health care for all

    Poor people?s access to good health care is limited because they cannot afford it and often live far from quality services. There is evidence that poor people will pay to use health services if the quality is good. Cash transfers have also been highly successful in encouraging women to use health care. A...

    Soutenir l’utilisation des évidences scientifiques issues de la recherche pour l’élaboration des politiques dans les systèmes de santé en Afrique

    Au Burkina Faso, la promotion de la santé de la mère et de l'enfant a toujours fait partie du paquet d'activités développé par les services de santé. Cependant, l'efficacité de ces nombreuses interventions reste très faible surtout en termes d'impact sur la mortalité maternelle et néonatale. Pr...

    Improving access to skilled attendance at delivery: full report

    The purpose of this report is to inform deliberations among policymakers and stakeholders. It summarises the best available evidence regarding the design and implementation of policies for extending the use of non-medically trained primary health care workers to deliver cost-effective maternal and child ...

    Malaria: Global Fund proposal development (Round 11)

    In recent years, visibility and political support for malaria has continued to increase dramatically. This policy brief is a summary of the WHO recommended technical strategies. The purpose is to present in one concise document a summary of WHO Guidance in order to assist countries in developing Global F...

    Améliorer la gouvernance pour la viabilisation du district de santé au Cameroun: résumé d´orientationu

    Les responsables de politiques et les personnes qui les assistent se trouvent souvent dans des situations qui les poussent à déterminer la meilleure façon de définir un problème, que ce soit lorsqu’ils se font poser une question embarrassante ou difficile à l’assemblée législative ou qu’ils...

    Improving access to skilled attendance at delivery: full report

    The problem: High Maternal Mortality. Uganda?s maternal mortality has moderately declined from 670 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 430 per 100,000 live births in 2008. This annual decline of 13 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births is unlikely to achievemeet the MDG target of 168 per 100,000 live bi...

    Mortalidade perinatal fetal e neonatal precoce no Brasil: síntese de evidências para políticas de saúde

    As desigualdades sociais entre regiões e populações no Brasil se reproduzem nas taxas de mortalidade infantil, constituindo um relevante problema de saúde a ser enfrentado por toda a sociedade. Apesar do declínio da mortalidade infantil na última década, as taxas encontradas nas regiões Norte e N...

    Reducing maternal mortality in Morocco: sharing experience and sustaining progress

    Although not using EVIPNet methodologies yet, this policy brief is helpful in showing how Morocco has implemented efficient strategies of intervention to accelerate the reduction of maternal mortality. The exercise of the evidence informed policy brief writing with multisectoral health players such as UN...