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Poverty Asia - Poverty News, Blogs in Asia - Part 152

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Indian Hybrid Organization Fighting against Unequal Access to Primary Healthcare

Doctor shortage, poor infrastructure, long wait times (especially for women), high diagnostic costs and extensive travel for treatment…all of these results in avoidable deaths and high mortality rate in rural India. According to the Lancet (2015), more…

by · Wednesday, 5 October 2016 · India

Indian Hybrid Organization Fighting against Unequal Access to Primary Healthcare

Doctor shortage, poor infrastructure, long wait times (especially for women), high diagnostic costs and extensive travel for treatment…all of these results in avoidable deaths and high mortality rate in rural India. According to the Lancet (2015), more…

by · Wednesday, 5 October 2016 · India

The human dimension of population aging in Asia

In Asia’s demographic transition, let’s not forget about the elderly. The human dimension is the key to a greyer but richer and happier region.

by · Thursday, 29 September 2016 · Uncategorised

Inclusive irrigation is transforming Nepal’s rural areas

Small farmers, even women and those belonging to the Dalit caste and ethnic minorities, are beginning to participate in the management of water users’ associations in parts of Nepal.

by · Thursday, 15 September 2016 · Nepal

Facing the social protection challenges of climate change

We need social protection programs that address the social consequences of natural disasters.

by · Thursday, 25 August 2016 · Uncategorised

How social enterprises can help us meet the SDGs

Social entrepreneurship is a viable and significant way to nudge the world closer to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.

by · Wednesday, 24 August 2016 · Uncategorised

Challenges and opportunities for social protection of informal workers

WIEGO has identified access to health services, support for caring roles, and income support for elderly workers, as the 3 priorities for extending social protection to informal workers.

by · Monday, 22 August 2016 · Uncategorised

How to best finance antipoverty transfers in developing countries

Financing has been a constant challenge to the expansion of antipoverty transfers in developing countries.

by · Thursday, 18 August 2016 · Uncategorised

10 ways to accelerate job creation in the Pacific

New development opportunities offer Pacific island countries the chance to leverage their unique potential to help the private sector create enough decent, sustainable jobs.

by · Tuesday, 16 August 2016 · Uncategorised

How to protect Pakistan’s home-based workers

Women working from home make a significant contribution to Pakistan’s economy, but their work is undervalued and home-based workers are denied any form of legal protection.

by · Tuesday, 16 August 2016 · Pakistan