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Table 1: The dimensions, indicators, deprivation cutoffs and weights of Multidimensional Poverty Dimensions of Poverty Indicator Standard of Deprivation Weight Education Years of schooling No household member has completed five years of schooling. 1/6 Child school attendance Any school-aged child is not attending school up to class 8. 1/6 Health Child Mortality Any child has died in the family 1/6 Nutrition Any adult or child for whom there is nutritional information is malnourished. 1/6 Living standards Electricity Household has no electricity 1/18 Improved sanitation The household’s sanitation facility is not improved (according to MDG guidelines), or it is improved but shared with other households. 1/18 Improved drinking water The household does not have access to improved drinking water (according to MDG guidelines) or safe drinking water is more than a 30-minute walk from home, roundtrip. 1/18 Flooring The household has a dirt, sand or dung floor. 1/18 Cooking fuel The household cooks with dung, wood or charcoal 1/18 Asset ownership The household does not own more than one radio, TV, telephone, bike, motorbike or refrigerator and does not own a car or truck. 1/18 Table 2: The dimensions, indicators, deprivation cutoffs and weights of Multidimensional Destitution Dimensions of Poverty Indicator Standard of Deprivation Weight Education Years of schooling No household member has completed at least one year of schooling. 1/6 Child school attendance No children are attending school up to the age at which they should finish class 6. 1/6 Health Child Mortality 2 or more children have died in the household. 1/6 Nutrition Severe undernourishment of any adult BMI<17kg/m2) or any child (-3 standard deviations from the median). 1/6 Living standards Electricity Household has no electricity 1/18 Improved sanitation There is no sanitation facility (open defecation). 1/18 Improved drinking water The household does not have access to safe drinking water, or safe water is more than a 45-minute walk (round trip). 1/18 Flooring The household has a dirt, sand or dung floor. 1/18 Cooking fuel The household cooks with dung or wood (coal/lignite/charcoal are now non- deprived). 1/18 Asset ownership The household has no assets (radio, mobile phone, refrigerator, etc.) and no car. 1/18 Inequality In the case of the multidimensional inequality measure, the PER can adopt the method proposed by Seth and Alkire (2014).1 Let be the deprivation measure for person , be a constant equal to 1/9 and the number of poor persons in the sample. (...) The following indicators should be used: 1. Type of dwelling, as indicated by whether the dwelling is: a. A separate house b. A shared dwelling – such as a semi-detached two-family single building c.
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Score: 1225608.7 - https://www.cepal.org/sites/de...ing_poverty_and_inequality.pdf
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They have to be given the opportunities to work productively, learn and improve, as long as they wish and are able to; 3.2. to ensure health and well-being of older persons, the number whereof will grow, and provide them with necessary social services. (...) In the future they should increase, and legitimacy of their awarding should improve. Contradictory trends may occur – the number of recipients will decrease due to the improving standard of living, but also increase due to non-acquired rights of social insurance. (...) The Law on Support of the Unemployed (Valstyb÷s Žinios (Official Gazette), 1991, No 2-25) is mostly related to persons of this age group, and it provides for legal employment guarantees for the unemployed of pre- pension age. With a view to improving social security of the unemployed of pre-pension age, the measures to improve employment and social security of these persons are implemented. 72.
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Score: 1223676.2 - https://unece.org/DAM/pau/_doc...07_MiCA07_CntrRprtLTUAdd_e.pdf
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Most dwellings in urban areas will be classified as modern. (...) Traditional dwellings do not usually have amenities. Informal dwellings. (...) Form-Volume Go To Index ICP Dwelling Services Questionnaire: Volume of Dwellings National Total Dwelling Type Dwelling Location Formal Dwellings Informal Dwellings (I) Urban Rural Location Total Construction type Total Formal Dwellings Modern Dwellings Traditional Dwellings ( I ) ( U ) ( R ) ( U + R ) Houses ( H ) Apartments ( A ) ( T ) ( H + A + T ) Number of dwelling units Number of occupants Number of rooms Usable surface area in m2 Number of dwelling units with: Electricity Inside water Private toilets Central heating Air conditioning Number of dwelling units that are: Rented Owner occupied Comments (please include any information that helps to understand the above data): 5.
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Score: 1218172.9 - https://www.cepal.org/sites/de...lume-data-collection-form.xlsx
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This clearly shows that economic growth, while being an important requirement, should be accompanied by pro-poor policies so that such growth leads to improved living conditions of the entire population. (...) Regional and ethnic dimensions of poverty The need for specific measures to improve the living conditions of some disadvantaged groups within the population is also highlighted by the territorial and ethnic dimensions of poverty. (...) The most recent data on the percentage of households reached by piped water show that good infrastructures exist in urban areas (usually more than 80% of urban dwellings have piped water), while the percentage of dwellings connected to water pipes is still very low in rural areas (in ten countries of the region less than 30% of rural dwellings have piped water).
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Score: 1217856.6 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DA...2008/UNECE_Weekly_2008-280.pdf
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The percentage of households with access to improved sanitation (including in rural areas) before and after the implementation of these policies. (...) The percentage of houses with ownership or clear title on their dwelling before and after the implementation of these policies. (...) That was reflected in the number of dwellings completed. In Slovakia with some 5 million inhabitants, more than 1.3 million dwellings were built from 1948 to 1990.
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Score: 1216887.1 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de.../Housingfinancing/Slovakia.RTF
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Lakshunam Chhetri Chief Information & Media Officer Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority  Introduction to ICT Landscape in Bhutan Universal Service Programme in Bhutan  Objective of Universal Service Programme  Establishment and Utilization of Universal Service Fund  Methodology used for implementing US Programme  Status of US Programme  Impact of US Programme  Challenges  Way Forward 2 C O N T E N T 3 ICT LANDSCAPE IN BHUTAN No. of Subscribers -as of June 2018  Fixed Telephony - Subscriber : 21,364 - Teledensity: 2.7 %  Mobile Telephone -Subscriber : 709,431 -Mobile density: 90.9%  Fixed Broadband -Subscribers : 15, 504 -Penetration rate: 2.0 %  Mobile Broadband -Subscribers: 618,960 -Penetration: 79.4% “Recognizing the cross-sectoral benefits of ICT for socio-economic development of the country, the Royal Government of Bhutan envisaged providing connectivity and accessibility to communications services to all its citizens, irrespective of where they dwell through the use of Universal Service Fund (USF)” 4 UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAMME IN BHUTAN  Under Universal Service Programme, four phases of rural communication programmes and two phases of ICTization of schools and health centers been implemented till date. 5 Through its Universal Service Programme, the Royal Government is trying to achieve the following objectives: Affordability • Same prices irrespective of where one dwells Availability • Services made available for all Bhutanese people Quality of Service • Maintain the same quality of services as in urban area Accessibility • Service are made accessible, irrespective of where one dwells Sustainability • Mandatory maintenance and operation of infrastructures OBJECTIVES OF THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAMME 6 • Licence fees from liberalization of mobile sector was used as seed-fund Source • Developed Rules for administration and management of Fund. • Only those programme which do not have dedicate fund are funded through USF. • 4 rural communication programme and 2 ICTization project implemented . • Over-all fund utilization is around 47% Utilization U S F ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND (USF) 7 METHODOLOGY USED FOR US PROGRAMME  Collaborative Approach with local government has been used to identify the areas to be included under US Programme Local Government identifies the un-connected villages and share the information with the Authority. (...) Micro coordination and improvement of Governance • Better coordination: Local leaders use mobile to coordinate and relay important message to the community.
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Score: 1216122.3 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/R...and-Adoption/USF_BHUTANrev.pdf
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Finally, besides the statistical predictive accuracy, fall predictive algorithms should be evaluated on the basis of the impact they would have once coupled with appropriate preventive interventions, as measured in terms of prevented falls and/or improved allocation of resources available for prevention (e.g. [5]). (...) Chiari, “Natural turn measures predict recurrent falls in community-dwelling older adults: a longitudinal cohort study,” Sci. (...) Palumbo et al. , “Predictive Performance of a Fall Risk Assessment Tool for Community-Dwelling Older People (FRAT-up) in 4 European Cohorts,” J.
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Score: 1208470.3 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/f...ocuments/all/FGAI4H-E-024.docx
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Score: 1208470.3 - https://www.unescwa.org/public...sures-residential-units-jordan
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The Australian Government is committed to improving the lives of all people with disability, including ensuring people with disability have access to supports that will allow them, their families and carers to participate as valued members of their communities. (...) The Strategy provides a 10-year national policy framework for all levels of government to improve the lives of people with disability, including improving access to buildings, transport, justice, education, health care services, and employment.  (...) Funding provided to each State and Territory Government under the Social Housing Initiative and key outputs are summarised as follows: Funding allocation $m No. new dwellings constructed No. dwellings - repairs/ maintenance Percentage of new dwellings tenanted to people with Disability 1 NSW 1,894.0 6,330 31,672 47 VIC 1,265.9 4,663 9,363 29 QLD 1,165.6 4,035 27,420 58 WA 590.2 2,083 10,489 24 SA 434.2 1,470 503 50 TAS 134.8 530 534 40 ACT 93.5 421 259 14 NT 59.7 208 297 23 TOTAL 5,638.0 19,740 80,537 42 1 Percentages are based on the number of new dwellings that had been tenanted as at 30 November 2012.
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Score: 1206310.3 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...veIndependently/Australia.docx
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DHS data structure and data files Methodology and Tools for Supporting the Formulation of Evidence-based Policies in Response to the Challenge of Population Ageing in Malawi By Jesman Chintsanya, PhD Department of Population Studies, Chancellor College, University of Malawi 19-21 July 2016, Lilongwe, Malawi Outline • Introduction • Background • Methodology • Findings • Conclusion • Recommendations Introduction • Projected population 16.8 million (NSO, 2010) • TFR 5.0 children per woman (MDG Endline Survey, 2014) • Rapid population growth (2.8%) per annum (NS0, 2010) • HIV prevalence has remained stable, 10% (NSO, 2011) • Improvements in ART • Improvements in life expectancy • Proportion of persons aged 60+ will increase from 4.9% (2015) to 7.6% (2050), (United Nations, 2015). • In absolute terms this equates to 0.85 million to 3.3 million persons Need for Data and Statistics on Order Persons • The increase in proportion of older persons has both opportunities and challenges • Older people have the knowledge and skills which they can use to help families or communities deal with different challenges • Population of older persons steadily increases in the country, the social, economic and cultural challenges associated with ageing populations are likely to multiply • Hence, UNDESA and Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare (Department of Disability and Elderly Affairs), commissioned a study to investigate available data and statistics on older persons that can inform socio-economic planning. Study Objectives • To assess the status of empirical data on older persons for supporting the formulation of evidence-based policies in response to the challenge of population ageing in Malawi • Present evidence of available data on older persons, • Identify existing gaps and, • Make recommendations on improving the data situation. Study Methods Document review • The Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, • National Pensions Act, • National Policy for Older Persons (draft), • National Social Support Policy, and Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) II. • The National Statistical Act • National Commission on Science and Technology (NCST) research and ethics guidelines Database search • Search from different producers, however, NSO was the main source • collection instruments were closely studied to obtain an idea of the type of data collected by the data producers in the country Electronic/internet literature search • A search engine of Google was conducted to identify publications on older persons which could not be sourced using the above two study methods. (...) Housing Conditions  The censuses, and all major surveys (MDHS, IHS, WMS) collect information on housing and household characteristics  Question asked include: type of household; type of dwelling structure; and tenure of the dwelling structure  The 2014 WMS asked information on the occupancy tenure to the arrangements under which the household resides in a dwelling.
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Score: 1100560.9 - https://www.un.org/en/developm...awi_Assessment_JChintsanya.pdf
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