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Guatemala is one of the most violent countries in the world. Guatemalans of every age, class and ethnicity confront violence daily in every part of the national territory. According to statistics kept by the police and the human rights ombudsman,
Labour income is crucial to the livelihoods of the poor in developing countries. Yet they face many constraints in finding decent jobs and developing small enterprises, and most are not covered by any form of social security. This project supports
People in the drylands of sub-Saharan Africa suffer from poverty, food insecurity, a fragile economy, and social vulnerability. With climate change, they may also face increasing threats from vector-borne diseases.
Even before it was hit by a devastating earthquake in January 2010, Haiti's children suffered some of the worst rates of undernutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean. According to UNICEF, in 2005, one out of every three children under five was
Despite sustained economic growth and efforts to expand universal health coverage in Indonesia, many poor people still have little or no access to proper healthcare services. Indeed, healthcare provision remains uneven and of poor quality,
While the Arab World has enjoyed substantial economic progress, there has been little improvement in ensuring equitable access to health care. In most countries, the majority of people have limited access to basic health services. These are
This project will provide institutional support to the recently established Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) for a broad-based program of research. Funding will enable the organization to deliver on its mandate of building a strong
Research on how the interactions between and among institutions can affect developing countries' ability to implement regulatory goals and reforms will shed light on the neglected field of law and development. It will also develop a deeper
Inequalities in access to and quality of health services result in poorer health for disadvantaged groups. In West Africa, poor access to health care has been linked to increased mortality of children under five.
Several issues that
A new disease profile of Gulu District and neighbouring areas in North Uganda will help local health service providers meet the changing health needs of the most vulnerable.
Health information systems are an important pillar of