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“How can we invest and improve our infrastructure in such vital areas like health, education and agriculture if we are compelled to continuously spend a large part of our already limited resources to buy fuel?” (...) Expressing his concerns with the state of the world economy, he noted that the international financial system, already affected by serious distortions, could not be based only on the search for speculative profits and unlawful behaviour, as that had the potential for enormous consequences for many countries.  Indeed, thousands of families were falling victim to the dysfunctional financial markets. 
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Score: 886890.6 - https://www.un.org/en/ga/63/generaldebate/guineabissau.shtml
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Budget the same amount again. Better to spend than kill each other.” He cannot abide that innocent Filipinos seeking peace, albeit each with their own idea of that peace, should find it in the graveyard. (...) In response to the Secretary-General’s call for a “quantum leap of support to the Fund”, the Philippines is honored to pledge fifty thousand US dollars towards the PBF for the year 2021.
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Score: 886890.6 - https://www.un.org/peacebuildi...es/documents/philippines_1.pdf
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HANYS’ Survey Shows Worsening Physician Shortage - Healthcare Association of New York State – (01/07) HANYS’ new report shows persistent physician shortages with a projected need for 1,000 physicians reported by 74% of hospitals outside of New York City Africa's Epidemic of Disappearing Medicine - Foreign Policy – (01/11) The global system for public health donations has a crippling accountability problem Evolving primary care - The Boston Globe – (01/10) Primary care is becoming the purview of trainees interested in a broad perspective of this system and the desire to improve it Health Spending Rose in ’09, but at Low Rate - The New York Times – (01/05) As the federal government reported, total national health spending grew by 4 percent in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years. Easing the pressure on the city's ERs - Montreal Gazette – (01/06) More than 2 million Quebecers -about 30 per cent of the population -do not have a family doctor to turn to as a first resort Canada’s nursing workforce grows 9% in five years - CIHI/ICIS, Canada – (01/09) Registered nurse–to-population ratio still lower than in the early 1990s EUROPE Human resources for health in India - The Lancet, UK– (11/01) A comprehensive national policy for human resources is needed to achieve universal health care in India Czech doctors resign en masse - The Lancet, UK – (01/08) Hospitals in the Czech Republic are bracing themselves for service disruptions as thousands of doctors resign in protest over poor working conditions and low pay Maternity units teetering on the brink because of baby boom, say midwives - Daily Mail, UK – (01/03) Care for new mothers is worsening because midwife numbers have failed to keep pace with the soaring number of births in the UK. (...) - The Guardian, UK – (01/09) In attempting to identify illnesses online we are undermining the role of the GP Trolley numbers have one simple cause: a lack of hospital beds- Irish Times – (01/06) A host of initiatives have been announced by the government to try to resolve the problem since 2004, but the steps taken have not worked Manque de médecins: 20% de praticiens étrangers de plus en 2010 - Romandie News, CH – (01/09) Dans les hôpitaux, le taux de médecins étrangers atteint près de 40% Thousands left without doctors in Istanbul, says chamber – Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey – (01/12) The Istanbul Medical Chamber says the new family doctor system should be canceled as poorer neighborhoods severely lack doctors and offices LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN Estamos haciendo historia en materia de salud: Calderón - Milenio, Mexico – (01/06) El presidente Felipe Calderón afirmó que, en una década, “se ha duplicado todo lo que se hizo en el siglo XX en materia de cobertura de salud”.
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Score: 885045.1 - https://www.who.int/workforcea...ews/newsbulletin/14jan2011/en/
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In urban areas, people spend an average of 30 percent more on food than in rural areas but they consume fewer calories. (...) Provincial centres of a few hundred thousand people can also have many poor inhabitants, and practical food supply and distribution problems. Poor urban consumers: spend as much as 60 to 80 percent of their income on food, making them especially vulnerable to higher food prices, such as those caused by transport costs or monopolistic practices by powerful traders; are the last link in a long food chain, and have little choice of where to buy, increasing the risk that they will con- sume food of poor quality.
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Score: 885045.1 - https://www.fao.org/worldfoods...mit/english/fsheets/cities.pdf
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Before, all these children used to spend their entire days playing outside and not doing much” said Sano Kande, one of the parents whose child is enrolled in a catch-up class too. (...) UNICEF Senegal/2022/Mame Codou Ndiaye Matthias Lansard, UNICEF Chief of education in Senegal interacting with students at a catch-up class in Sinthiang Samba Primary school Thanks to the support of UNICEF Spain and especially with the funding from the Basque Agency for Development Cooperation, UNICEF has been facilitating the enrolment, for four years now, of thousands of students who had either never been to school or who had dropped out. (...) Related topics Education Senegal More to explore Article Ndeye’s second chance Ndeye Maguette, 12, is among of the thousands of children participating in the catch-up class initiative supported by UNICEF in Senegal Read the story Footer About us Contact us Our partners Join UNICEF Related links U-Report Senegal UNICEF Senegal data UNICEF West and Central Africa United Nations in Senegal Voice of youth UNICEF Senegal What we do Stories and news Research and reports Take action Press center Become a donor Social Footer Secondary Contact us Legal
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Score: 884913.7 - https://www.unicef.org/senegal...hildren-possible-catch-classes
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While today’s convoy is a significant development and the relief items will help us alleviate the suffering of thousands of people in Sumy, this is still far from what is needed right now in Ukraine. (...) Basic health, education and other services are severely strained, livelihoods have been crushed and households are spending 80 per cent of their meagre income on food. Today’s pledges of support are urgently needed to ramp up deliveries of nutritious food for hundreds of thousands of malnourished children, pregnant and breastfeeding women; nutritious meals for school-children; seeds and tools to farmers; training of unemployed workers in basic skills; protection for vulnerable groups; clean water supply in communities; as well as trauma treatment and reproductive healthcare.
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Score: 884913.7 - https://www.unocha.org/node/957450
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While today’s convoy is a significant development and the relief items will help us alleviate the suffering of thousands of people in Sumy, this is still far from what is needed right now in Ukraine. (...) Basic health, education and other services are severely strained, livelihoods have been crushed and households are spending 80 per cent of their meagre income on food. Today’s pledges of support are urgently needed to ramp up deliveries of nutritious food for hundreds of thousands of malnourished children, pregnant and breastfeeding women; nutritious meals for school-children; seeds and tools to farmers; training of unemployed workers in basic skills; protection for vulnerable groups; clean water supply in communities; as well as trauma treatment and reproductive healthcare.
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Score: 884913.7 - https://www.unocha.org/story/d...ghts-ukraine-afghanistan-syria
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E-commerce breaks barriers of traditional marketing in Bangladesh | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Bangladesh Who We Are What we do Our Impact Get Involved Global Nav toggle Search Who We Are What we do Our Impact Get Involved English Locations Home Bangladesh E-commerce breaks barriers of traditional marketing in Bangladesh E-commerce breaks barriers of traditional marketing in Bangladesh Posted May 8, 2022 The Article was first published in The Financial Express Click here to read the original publication. Like thousands of women across the country, Nevia Alam, a middle-aged well educated woman of this city, is very happy being an entrepreneur by breaking all barriers to traditional marketing through the e-commerce platform. She is one of the thousands in Bangladesh who see e-commerce as a blessing for them. (...) Now, I feel proud as an entrepreneur. I spend me earning from my business for my children," said Nevia, mother of a daughter and a son.
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Score: 884913.7 - https://www.undp.org/banglades...aditional-marketing-bangladesh
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These materials were created as an integral part of all previous editions of the Media Literacy Days, and since the publication of the first series of materials two years ago, they have been downloaded a total of 200 thousand times . “In circumstances of isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic, children, young people and adults spend much more time online. (...) In April, 300% more visitors were recorded compared to 2019, and more than 75 thousand people used the content on the portal. "In times of coronavirus, we are exposed to a large amount of information, and a lot of it, is false or inaccurate which indicates the urgent need to work harder to strengthen our media literacy skills. 
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Score: 884913.7 - https://www.unicef.org/croatia...eracy-during-covid-19-pandemic
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Even $40b will not achieve MGDs 4/5 without more effective use of resources-more health for the money. 12 Money doesn’t necessarily buy better health… 13 0 50 10 0 15 0 20 0 25 0 In fa nt M or al ity R at e (p er 1 ,0 00 li ve b irt hs ) 10 100 250 1000 2500 10000 25000 Total health spending per capita Source: World Development Indicators, WHO 2007 Note: Health spending per capita in current US$; Log scale ACP countries in blue INFANT MORTALITY RATE VS TOTAL HEALTH SPENDING PER CAPITA More health workers don’t necessarily result in better health coverage. 15 The Poor don’t always benefit from higher public spending… 16 …while in poor countries the financial burden rests on individuals and families 17 Total Health Spending by Financing Source 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Low-income countries Lower middle- income countries Upper middle- income countries High-income countries P e rc e n t o f T o ta l H e a lt h S p e n d in g Public Out-of-pocket Other Private • Link efforts to improve women's and children's health with those intended to tackle poverty, malnutrition, disease, access to education, adequate sanitation, and a clean safe environment Increase effectiveness through integration Use innovation to increase efficiency and impact Make funding channels more efficient • Use innovation e.g. in leadership, financing, public- private partnerships, technology, interventions, service delivery, monitoring and evaluation • Countries and donors implement a set of principles around aid effectiveness to make funding more long- term, predictable, and harmonized across the international community So it’s vital that we seek more health for the money 18 • Integrated a variety of child health and family planning programs • Trained health-care workers in parallel with community outreach initiatives Result: • Egypt is one of the few countries on track to meet the MDGs 4 and 5. Maximizing impact: Some examples Egypt Integrating child and family health Effectiveness through integration • Emergency transport in one part of India is met through an innovative public private partnership model • Costs paid by the state; technical and operational management is handled by EMRI Result: • 20-30% of all emergencies in this area are mothers transported into health facilities for delivery India Broadening access to health care Innovation to public-private partnerships 19 • Introduced results-based financing program • Offered compensation incentives to health facilities Result: • Deaths of infants reduced by 22% and children deaths have dropped 26% in just 3 years Maximizing impact: Some examples Afghanistan Reducing the deaths of infants and children Making funding channels more efficient • Already a Health Systems Funding Platform country • Share country priorities and timelines with major donors Result: • Platform enables alignment of programs and grants with its national health plan Nepal Aligning funding with national health plan Innovation to results-based financing 20 Maximizing impact: Some examples • Country-wide campaigns have made significant progress, particularly in the rapid expansion of PMTCT • 180 out of the 207 health facilities provide PMTCT services Result: • From 2006 to 2009, services expanded from 5% of HIV-positive pregnant women to 42% Lesotho Preventing transmission of HIV to children Health systems strengthening • Government has made improving family planning services a national priority • Rwanda has been a model of improving access to maternal health care Result: • Contraceptive prevalence jumped from 10% in 2005 to 26% in 2008 Rwanda Prioritizing family planning Country led health plans 21 Full implementation: impact by 2015 in 49 LICs • 43m new users with access to comprehensive family planning • 19m more women give birth supported by a skilled health worker with the necessary infrastructure, drugs, equipment and regulations • 2.2m additional neonatal infections are treated • 21.9m more infants breastfed for the first six months of life • 15.2m more children under one are fully immunized • 117m more children under five receive vitamin A supplements • 85k more quality health facilities and 3.5m more health workers • 40m more children protected from pnuemonia 22 Achieving the Global Strategy would save ~16 million lives • Protect 120 million children from contracting pneumonia Progress in the world's 49 poorest countries if goals are met (2010-15) • Prevent 88 million children from stunting • Prevent 33 million unwanted pregnancies • Prevent 15 million deaths of children under the age of 5 • Prevent 570 thousand deaths of pregnancy related complications We have the tools and resources to improve the lives of millions of people 23 Accountability essential to ensure commitments are met Ongoing monitoring/tracking Feedback Global forum (facilitated by WHO) Reporting on global progress (e.g., Countdown to 2015 / PMNCH, MDG report) Monitoring and evaluation (e.g., countries, UN agencies, academic institutions, OECD-DAC) Activities of countries and partners Activities of countries and partners National and global commitments and actions Financial, policy and services delivery input Results and outcomes Intervention coverage, access to and quality of service Impact Women's and children's health outcomes 24 FROM PLEDGES TO ACTION  How do we monitor commitments?
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Score: 884832.9 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/even...forum/20101113_JSchweitzer.pdf
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