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    Water to save lives

    Contaminated water is bad for health, resulting in thousands of premature deaths around the world each year. There is strong evidence that household water treatment has the biggest impact and is the most costeffective method in reducing risks of diarrhoea. But the picture is not as clear when it comes to...

    Climate change: effective ways of cutting greenhouse gas emissions

    There are few rigorous impact evaluations of climate change interventions. But some examples in the field of conservation stand out. A number of recent studies evaluate the impact of protected areas, payment for environmental services and decentralized forest management. Climate change interventions have...

    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...

    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...

    Paludisme: éllaboration de proposition du Fonds mondial (11ª Série)

    Ces dernières années, la visibilité et le soutien politique apportés à la lutte contre le paludisme ont continué de progresser sérieusement. Le présent récapitulatif de la politique est un résumé des stratégies techniques recommandées par l´OMS. Il a pour objet de présenter, dans le cadre ...