Technical consultation on the role of community based providers in improving maternal and newborn health : report

Abstract: In 2012, a technical consultation took place on the role of community based providers in improving maternal and newborn health. The focus was on best practices and country experiences in improving the quality and coverage of maternal and newborn health services involving community based providers. Author(s): Kok, Maryse; Herschderfer, Kathy; Koning, Korrie De Source(s):…

Political decentralization and the effectiveness of aid

Abstract: Analysis of data for three important development goals (increasing economic growth, lowering infant mortality, and overcoming poverty) in 81 countries (1990-2009) suggests that aid is not more effective in decentralized countries. Author(s): Baskaran, Thushyanthan; Bigsten, Arne; Hessami, Zohal Source(s): , 33 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011 Göteborgs universitet], [Göteborg (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Water supply reforms and child mortality in Colombia 1990-2004

Abstract: A study of privatization of water and sewerage services in Columbia found that larger local governments that reformed service provision exhibited slower reduction of child mortality rate from infectious and transmissible diseases than municipalities that maintained them as public services. Author(s): Granados, Claudia; Sánchez, Fabio Source(s): , [33] p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2009…

Does community driven development work? : evidence from Senegal

Abstract: The impact of the World Bank financed PNIR (Programme National d’Infrastructures Rurales) CDD (community driven development) project on access to basic services, household expenditures and child anthropometrics in Senegal was examined. Author(s): Arcand, Jean-Louis; Bassole, Léandre Source(s): , 42 p., ill., graphs, tabs 2nd draft Published: 2007 United nations economic commission for Africa (UNECA)],…