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EC development assistance to health services in Sub-Saharan Africa

European Court of Auditors.

EC development assistance to health services in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical assistance, European -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Public health -- International cooperation,
  • European Union countries -- Economic integration

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEuropean Court of Auditors.
    SeriesSpecial report -- no. 10/2008, Special report (European Court of Auditors) -- no. 10/2008.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA390.E87 E87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23658332M
    ISBN 109292070959
    ISBN 109789292070953, 9789295009837
    LC Control Number2009419759

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Get this from a library. EC development assistance to health services in Sub-Saharan Africa. [European Court of Auditors.]. Special Report No 10/ — EC development assistance to the health services in sub-Saharan Africa EXECUTIVE SUMMARY I.

The objective of the audit was to assess how effective EC assistance has been in contributing to improving health services in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of the EC’s commitments to poverty reduction and. Top Five Reasons aFRica should Be a pRioRiTy FoR The uniTed sTaTes aFRica GRowTh iniTiaTive aT BrooKInGS 14 U.S.

Development assistance and Sub-Saharan africa:. The rise on the international scene of advocacy for universal health coverage (UHC) was accompanied by the promotion of a variety of health financing policies. Major donors presented health insurance, user fee exemption, and results-based financing policies as relevant instruments for achieving UHC in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The “donor-driven” push for policies aiming at UHC raises concerns Cited by: Sub-Saharan Africa was the only region in the world with external resources incurred on health expenditure that ran in double digits.

In South Asia, external resources amounted to only % of the health expenditure while for Sub-Saharan Africa it stood at % of health expenditure ( Cited by: 7. Health governance in Sub-Saharan Africa.

December ; and utilization of health services, representing a major barrier to progress to universal health coverage and to achieving the EC development assistance to health services in Sub-Saharan Africa book.

of trade are beginning to gain in importance in Sub-Saharan Africa and have high potential for further expansion, but data on such flows remain scarce on the African continent. Trade in education and health services.

also features high on the agenda of policy makers File Size: 1MB. Health care in sub-Saharan Africa For most people in sub-Saharan Africa, the choice of health care provider is limited.

The region bears 24% of the global EC development assistance to health services in Sub-Saharan Africa book of dis-ease, but only 3% of the world’s health care workforce.1 Shortages of health care profes-sionals, combined with underdeveloped public and private health care systems, mean.

EDUCATION AND HEALTH IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA vii Project assistance in Africa has been criticized as frag-mented, donor-driven and lacking impact on basic development problems. In view of the wide-spread limitations of projects, in the early s a new lend-ing approach was developed in Africa—the “Sectoral Investment Program”.

Author(s): European Court of Auditors,; Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Title(s): EC development assistance to health services in Sub-Saharan Africa/ European Court of Auditors.

Country of Publication: Luxembourg Publisher: Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Sub-Saharan Africa has a wide variety of climate zones or biomes. South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in particular are considered Megadiverse has a dry winter season and a wet summer season.

The Sahel extends across all of Africa at a latitude of about 10° to 15° N. Countries that include parts of the Sahara Desert proper in their northern territories and.

Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the regions with modest health outcomes; and evidenced by high maternal mortality ratios and under-5 mortality rates. There are complications that occur during and following pregnancy and childbirth that can contribute to maternal deaths; most of which are preventable or treatable.

Evidence shows that early and regular attendance of antenatal care and Cited by: 8. Education in Africa Private schools in Sub-Saharan Africa face major development constraints due to the limited availability of medium- and long- term financing for capital investments. Many schools also require advisory services to improve their financial, managerial, and administrative capabilities, and to improve operational efficiency.

Education and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Sector-Wide Approaches (Africa Region Human Development Series) [World Bank] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Education and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Sector-Wide Approaches (Africa Region Human Development Series)Author: World Bank.

Health facility delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: successes, challenges, and implications for the development agenda Henry V. Doctor1,2, Sangwani Nkhana-Salimu3* and Maryam Abdulsalam-Anibilowo4 Abstract Background: Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the regions with modest health outcomes; and evidenced by highCited by: 8.

Sub-Saharan Africa 39 A Programmed Current Account Adjustments in Sub-Saharan Africa 40 A Average Current Account Deficits in Sub-Saharan Africa PRGF Programs 40 A Programmed Expenditure Adjustments in Sub-Saharan Africa 40 A Programmed and Actual Expenditures and Revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa ESAFs and PRGFs 41 A In the Middle East and North Africa, called the MENA area for short, health worries differ from those in sub-Saharan Africa.

Much of North Africa and the Middle East suffer violence and conflict. : VOA Learning English. Sub-Saharan Africans rate their health and health-care systems among the lowest in the world, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Despite these low ratings, health care is not a primary policy concern for people in these countries. the early s, Sub-Saharan Africa maintained r obust growth through the global financial crisis of The International Monetary Fund, in its latest medium-term growth projections, has Sub.

Data and research on aid statistics including official development assistance (ODA), International Development Statistics (IDS), development finance reporting, resource flows., See the latest OECD statistics that show how much aid donor country governments are giving, and to whom.

How much goes to the poorest countries. How much to multilateral organisations like the United Nations. of Sub-Saharan Africa. History 4. The provision of modem health care In Africa remained largely in the hands of providers throughout the colonial period. Before the mid-twendeth century, the main NGOs providing health care in Africa were Christian missions which were the flt to exend health care services Into peripheral Size: 1MB.

News, analysis, multimedia and resources, including facts & figures, about health in Sub-Saharan Africa, including disease, malaria, HIV/AIDS and nutrition. Sub-Saharan Africa Healthcare Initiative. Building guide policy-makers' decisions for cancer control and the allocation of clinical and public health services.

Despite the centrality of pathology in many components of cancer care and control, countries in sub-Saharan Africa have at best a tenth of the pathology coverage of that in high. This paper discusses the main changes in infant, child and maternal mortality which have occurred over in Sub-Saharan Africa and analyses the main factors responsible for the observed shifts in these health trends.

To do so, the paper surveys the major mortality models discussed in the literature and appraises their applicability to the Sub-Saharan African situation. Pooled cross. But for the more than 2 million women in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia that are estimated to be living with fistula, the costs of care can be insurmountable, leaving them to go untreated.

Despite increased availability of often free fistula repair in Uganda, women like Edisa can still lack access to.

Grépin, K.A. Health Services In Sub-Saharan Africa HIV Donor Funding Has Both Boosted And Curbed The Delivery Of Different Non-HIV. Health Affairs, ; 31, no In article CrossRef PubMed [22] The World Bank’s Commitment to HIV/AIDS in Africa:.

Social security in Africa. Countries across Africa are at different stages of creating comprehensive and inclusive social security systems. Although some are further along this journey than others, most have introduced some form of arrangement for pension provision or have social security as a strategic goal.

Similar to global trends, the vast majority of retirement income in Africa is funded. IMPROVING ACCESS TO EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA RA Dennis 1 and K R Pullen2 Abstract Lack of affordable transport is a major constraint on access to emergency healthcare in rural areas of Sub Saharan Africa and one of the main barriers to achieving Milennium Development Goals 4 and 5 in these countries.

By combing geocoded project-level data on Chinese development assistance with geocoded household-level data from the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), we investigate the effect of Chinese project assistance on household welfare in 13 sub-Saharan African countries.

health changes in Sub-Saharan Africa 18 IV AN ECLECTIC MORTALITY MODEL FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 19 Specification issues 19 Famines, war and displacement 20 The AIDS pandemic 22 The health impact of economic stagnation 23 Changes in access to health services and population coverage 25 V FURTHER ESTIMATION RESULTS AND DISCUSSION 27Cited by:   Nowhere are global public health challenges more acute than in sub-Saharan Africa.

With just 13 percent of the world’s population, this region carries 24 percent of the global burden of disease. The continent’s immense disease burden and frail health systems are embedded in a broader context of poverty, underdevelopment, conflict, and weak or ill-managed government institutions.

“the only hope of broadly based provision of services in a self‐reliant Africa is through greater emphasis on charging beneficiaries for the services they receive” (43).

Berg takes a pessimistic view on the future of public services in sub‐Saharan Africa. As Ebola prompts calls and support for a much-needed increase in the number of trained community health workers, it is critical that we understand where these workers are and where coverage gaps exist.

To that end, Direct Relief and Esri developed a map to track the availability of community health workers in sub-Saharan Africa. The map supports the 1 Million Community Health Workers.

The DAC List of ODA Recipients shows all countries and territories eligible to receive official development assistance (ODA). These consist of all low and middle income countries based on gross national income (GNI) per capita as published by the World Bank, with the exception of G8 members, EU members, and countries with a firm date for entry into the EU.

As part of its training program for the health sector, EDI ' s Human Resources Development Division felt it would be useful to do a survey of cost recovery schemes, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, and to analyze the objectives, processes, and results of different approaches.

This book summarizes the findings of that study. During that time, the number of people receiving ART in sub-Saharan Africa grew by approximately 30 percent from million in December to million 1 year later.

Despite these increases, only 49 percent of PLWHA in sub-Saharan Africa eligible for treatment under the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines are receiving File Size: KB. The EU and most aid donors invoke a strong normative power face by explicitly connecting foreign aid with human and social development.

However, how well the EU’s rhetoric is consistent with its practices as a multilateral development actor has not been explored extensively.

In this study, we challenge the normative dimension of the EU’s development policy and explore whether the EU’s Cited by: 2. The energy sector is the world’s largest source of carbon pollution – yet two out of three people in sub Saharan Africa lack access to electricity.

Power Africa – a partnership among African governments, the U.S. Government, the private sector, and the donor community – aims to double access to electricity in sub Saharan Africa. Half of Africa's million people live on less than $1 a day. Byit is forecasted that two-thirds of the world's hungry will be in Africa.

The majority of the world's HIV/AIDS pandemic is in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa contains 45 percent of global biodiversity, yet has the highest rate of deforestation in the world.

This book examinations the health care crisis of Sub- Saharan Africa and the response of traditional and modern medicine.

It focuses on problems of diseases and sanitary conditions. It looks carefully at the integrative role of traditional and modern medicine in responding to this : Frederick Walugembe. Sub-Saharan Africa’s health, research workforce gets $26M boost Sep / Oct Global Health Matters; As dementia rises in Africa, urgent need for research Sep / Oct Global Health Matters; Second NIH Rwandan Fellow Dr.

J. Damascene Kabakambira works to prevent diabetes in .Pentecostal, Catholic and Muslim organizations often provide essential support for healthcare and education where state institutions are weak or dysfunctional.

Understanding the capacities, limitations and challenges of religious groups in Sub-Saharan Africa is thus essential to conversations about economic development, peacemaking and human.This paper summarizes the nature and determinants of trade in education and health services in a selected group of countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods.

Internationalizing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Education and Health This book examines whether there is still a path to.