Stopping AIDS fatigue among students: Future Beats
Bangladesh’s urbanisation challenges cities’ health services
What stops men in Guinea from attending PMTCT services?
Health and Social Protection News Briefing
‘She matters’ - Empowering women and girls
A boost to sexual health and rights for a new generation
Why social protection for women pays off
Training medical teams in emergency obstetric care
German Health Practice Collection
Following the roadmap to better health data
A major measurement conference in Washington DC agreed a roadmap to better health data to address a long-standing development problem: how to really know what’s happening on the ground and tailor interventions around that knowledge. How do Nepal and Malawi tackle this challenge?
Securing a Healthy Future
Resilient Health Systems to Fight Epidemics and Ensure Healthy Lives
On 26 September, Germany, Ghana and Norway hosted a high-level global health event on the margins of the UN Summit for the Adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in New York. Jointly with other leaders Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel launched a road map for further discussion among key stakeholders to enhance global cooperation for strengthening health systems.
Building expertise for epidemic preparedness
A training workshop in Würzburg, Germany on 5 & 6 October 2015
On behalf of BMZ, GIZ hosts a training for health experts from German-supported programmes worldwide to strengthen their capacities in the detection of, and rapid response to, potential epidemic outbreaks and other comprehensive health hazards that can quickly overstretch partner countries’ health systems or even lead to their collapse.
HeSP News Briefing
Inclusive social protection systems
A new website shares the results of an applied research project on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in systems of social protection with a focus on Peru and Tanzania. The research consortium also developed guidelines for planning, implementing and evaluating inclusive social protection systems.
iloveLife.mobi: a new way to prevent HIV among youth
With support from Germany, South Africa’s largest youth development NGO has launched a new cellphone-based platform to incentivize behavior change and prevent HIV infections. At ‘iloveLife.mobi’ young people can earn points, and ultimately attractive rewards, while learning how to navigate love and life.
Towards Inclusive Employment in Indonesia: A policy brief
On the labour market people with disabilities face significant challenges, ranging from negative attitudes among employers and co-workers to inaccessible work places, lack of training opportunities and little public support. This policy brief details how Indonesia is tackling the problem.
"Where we work": Your gateway to country-specific information on Germany’s support to health and social protection
The new “Where we work” menu on Healthy DEvelopments gives you an overview of the main activities of all major country programmes of German Development Cooperation in health and social protection. The individual country pages also contain information on country context and indicators, as well as links to related material and publications on this website and beyond.
Re-vamped 'Health and Social Protection News Briefing' launched
Do you want to stay abreast of the latest open access publications about health and social protection in low- and middle-income countries and get regular updates about new items on Healthy DEvelopments? Time to subscribe to our 'Health and Social Protection News Briefing
What stops male partners in Guinea from attending PMTCT services?
A qualitative research study by GIZ and the Faculty of Medicine, Conakry
To effectively prevent mother-to-child-prevention of HIV, both women and men need to be involved in PMTCT-related awareness raising, counselling and testing and in family planning sessions. But what if men simply don’t attend these services? GIZ and the Faculty of Medicine, Conakry, wanted to find out what keeps men away.
Bangladesh’s rapid urbanisation challenges cities’ health services
In Sylhet, one of Bangladesh’s largest cities, urbanisation has led to overcrowded and understaffed hospitals, unclear institutional responsibilities and insufficient service provision. A German-supported programme is now tackling these challenges.
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