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This paper presents evidence collected during the expansion of the SKY Health Microinsurance program in rural Cambodia. Health insurance is a newer product in developing countries, and this type of evidence has rarely been explored.
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Results of empirical studies of the importance of adverse selection remain mixed. In addition, in many empirical studies the effects of adverse selection are difficult to disentangle from the effects of moral hazard.
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Austria has committed herself within a framework of international agreements to gender equality and women’s empowerment through gender mainstreaming. The relevance of the gender policy document itself appears to be rather limited. Austrian Development Cooperation staff do know it, but do not use it for providing guidance for their work.
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The Australian aid program has played a prominent role in responding to HIV in Papua New Guinea since 1995. The Office of Development Effectiveness conducted a major independent evaluation into AusAID’s contribution to the response.
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By providing a better understanding of the evidence about existing approaches and their strengths and weaknesses the study is meant to enable policy discussions on the most efficient way to fight the disease, as well as to facilitate better and more systematic future assessments of HIV/AIDS interventions.
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The report looks at the UK’s support for health and education in Bihar State and concludes that it has made a positive contribution to improvements in these areas.
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The Health Results Innovations Trust Fund is a multi-donor trust fund supported by the governments of Norway and the United Kingdom and managed by the World Bank. This evaluation is the first in a series of evaluations which will take place over the course of the programme.
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The review found that the Fund's Country Coordinating Mechanisms have successfully brought country-level stakeholders together to submit grant proposals to the Fund, but have lacked the authority and the resources to exercise effective oversight of grant implementation.
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The comprehensive focus of Norwegian Assistance on primary health care development and systems development during Phase 1 had great significance in helping Botswana structure a health service that enabled greatly improved access to health care throughout Botswana.
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The report has found that UK funds provide critical support and have had a substantial and positive impact, most notably for those living with HIV/AIDS.