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loveLife, South Africa and German Development Cooperation, (2015) It’s an innovative, digital cellphone-based program that promotes youth development and addresses the HIV/ AIDS pandemic by using incentives to change behavior

Hospital safety Index Guide for Evaluators

World Health Organization, Eds.: World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization, (2015)

Hospital safety Index Guide for Evaluators. Forms

World Health Organization, Eds.: World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization, (2015)

Field Trials of Health Interventions: A Toolbox

Peter G. Smith, Richard H. Morrow, and David A. Ross, (2015)

This version of Field Trials of Health Interventions includes seven new chapters on conducting systematic literature reviews, trial governance, preliminary studies and pilot testing, budgeting and accounting, intervention costing and economic analysis, and Phase IV studies. Before new interventions are released into disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in ‘field trials’. These may be complex and expensive undertakings, requiring the follow-up of hundreds, or thousands, of individuals, often for long periods. This manual was designed to provide guidance on the practical issues in great detail

Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication (CERC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (2015)

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication is an approach to communicating effectively during emergencies. These principles are used by public health professionals and public information officers to provide information that helps individuals, stakeholders, and entire communities make the best possible decisions for themselves and their loved ones. CERC recognizes that during emergencies, we work under impossible time constraints and must accept the imperfect nature of our choices. CERC draws from lessons learned during public health emergencies and research in the fields of public health and emergency risk communication. The CERC program consists of 1) training, 2) resources, and 3) shared learning.

Pandemic Preparedness and Response — Lessons from the H1N1 Influenza of 2009

Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., (2014)

N Engl J Med 2014; 370:1335-1342April 3, 2014DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1208802

Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030

Pedro Alonso, Kevin Baird, David Brandling-Bennett et al., Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2015)

Building Capacity for Disability Inclusion in Gender-based Violence (GBV) Programming in Humanitarian Settings

Leora Ward, Emma Pearce, Dale Buscher et al., Eds.: Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) and The International Rescue Committee (IRC), (2015)

Women and girls with mental and intellectual disabilities were perceived to be most at risk of sexual violence, and family and service providers may only become aware of sexual violence against them when they become pregnant. Discrimination by GBV service providers, family and community members was the most common barrier to access. Inadequate transportation and inappropriate communication approaches were also common impediments. On this website you can download the report in different languages,

"I See That It Is Possible" Gender-based Violence Disability Toolkit


This toolkit is intended to support GBV staff to build disability inclusion into their work, and to strengthen the capacity of GBV practitioners to use a survivor-centered approach when providing services to survivors with disabilities. The tools are designed to complement existing guidelines, protocols and tools for GBV prevention and response, and should not be used in isolation from these. GBV practitioners are encouraged to adapt the tools to their individual programs and contexts, and to integrate pieces into standard GBV tools and resources. You can download from the Website different languages

Rapid Risk Assessment of Acute Public Health Events

World Health Organization, Eds.: 2012, (2011)

This manual has been developed to guide rapid risk assessment of acute public health risks from any type of hazard in response to requests from Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO). The manual is aimed primarily at national departments with health-protection responsibilities, National Focal Points (NFPs) for the International Heath Regulations (IHR) and WHO staff. It should also be useful to others who join multidisciplinary risk assessment teams, such as clinicians, field epidemiologists, veterinarians, chemists, food-safety specialists.

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