Improving Maternal Health through Social Accountability: A Case Study from Orissa, India

Improving Maternal Health through Social Accountability: A Case Study from Orissa, India explores how the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, India is employing social accountability approaches to improve the delivery of maternal health services in Orissa, India. Conducted in conjunction with the London School of Economics and Political Science, the study evaluates the impact of social accountability efforts thus far and identifies ways in which activities can be enhanced in the future.
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Addressing the Gaps in Policy and Research for Non-Communicable Diseases

Addressing the Gaps in Policy and Research for Non-Communicable Diseases comprise a set of policy briefs that focus on five areas where health systems need strengthening to address gaps in the provision of NCD care and treatment: structuring supply chains, accelerating regulatory harmonization, improving access to interventions, restructuring primary care, and promoting multi-sectoral action. Together they develop a pragmatic agenda for reducing the burden of NCDs and provide an initial roadmap for policy development and progress in the fight against these chronic conditions.
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Fostering Healthy Businesses: Delivering Innovations in Maternal and Child Health

Fostering Healthy Businesses: Delivering Innovations in Maternal and Child Health is a culmination of extensive research – conducted by Merck for Mothers (known as MSD for Mothers outside the U.S. and Canada), the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, and the IWG's Task Force on Sustainable Business Models – on how local businesses are working to improve the health of women and children in developing countries.
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The Private Sector Role in Public Health: Reflections on the New Global Architecture in Health

The Private Sector Role in Public Health: Reflections on the New Global Architecture in Health examines the convergence in perspectives between those who see business as a potential partner in improving the prospects for people living in low- and middle-income settings and those searching for new methods and new resources to address key unanswered questions about how to catalyze and sustain development gains in a world of growing constraints.
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