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Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
The aim of this thesis is to investigate determinants of child mortality in the regions of Luanda and Uíge in Angola. The country has one of the ...
Child mortality, Angola
Rewarding Safe Motherhood: How can Performance-Based Funding Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality in Tanzania?
CMI Report | Jan 2007
Performance-based funding has been proposed as one mechanism to speed up the implementation of interventions for reduced maternal and newborn mortality. ...
Health sector, Maternal mortality, Child mortality, Economic aspects, Tanzania
News | 15 Oct 2013
Every year, millions of children die before reaching the age of five. 85 percent of child-mother fatalities happen in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The new Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health (CISMAC) focus their efforts here.
Angola Brief | Jun 2012
In Angola, every tenth child dies before the age of one. 40% of these deaths happen within 28 days of birth. Angola has among the highest maternal and ...
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Event | 2 Feb 2010
Alicia Ely Yamin, Joseph H. Flom Fellow on Global Health and Human Rights, and professor II at CMI, argues that using human rights approaches to effectively address maternal mortality challenges human rights paradigms as well as development practice.
Journal Article | Jan 2009
More than one woman dies every minute from preventable causes in childbirth, and for every woman who dies as many as 30 others are left with lifelong, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2007
The background of the study is the very high prevalence of mortality and morbidity in Sub-Saharan countries due to abortions induced by unsafe methods. ...
unsafe abortion, family planning, reproductive health, youth, Côte d'Ivoire
Project | Jan - Aug 2001
The present decade will be the worst ever with regard to AIDS morbidity and mortality in Africa. The exception is Uganda, which was early at launching ...
Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Meaningful and equitable progress on reducing maternal mortality and meeting Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for the adoption of a human rights-based ...
Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
CMI Brief | Apr 2013
Millennium Development Goal number 5 (MDG 5) aims to reduce maternal mortality. In this brief we argue that, in the current global context more rigorous ...
Decentralisation and Gender. Coordination and Cooperation on Maternal Health Issues in Selected District Councils in Tanzania
CMI Report | Oct 2008
This empirical study looks at coordination and cooperation within five district councils in Tanzania with a special focus on efforts to reduce maternal ...
Health, Gender, Decentralisation, Tanzania
News | 21 Jun 2013
Or isn't it? Do aid efforts to reduce child mortality actually work? Do projects aimed at female empowerment lead to less violence against women?
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2007
This project studies cooperation and coordination on gender issues at district level in Tanzania in cooperation with PMO-RALG (Prime Minister's Office ...
CMI Report | Dec 2011
This report discusses the availability and quality of health services in two provinces of Angola (Luanda and Uíge) and reports how households perceive ...
Health, Poverty, Angola
Why don't clinicians adhere more consistently to the guidelines for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)?
Journal Article | Jan 2014
The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has been introduced to reduce child morbidity and mortality in countries with a poor health infrastructure. ...
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
Angola has very high health expenditures per capita by African standards. According to the World Bank, the public expenditure on health is around 70 USD ...
Health, Poverty, Public Expenditure, Angola
News | 31 Mar 2014
This new project is the first to study national implementation of results-based financing in the health sector in a large country.
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
Event | 12 Feb 2015
This seminar is dedicated to the discussion of health systems in Africa as products of their social and political environment. With Jean Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Claire Wendland.