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DFID Malaria Knowledge Programme 1999 - 2004


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The DFID Malaria Knowledge Programme, based at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, began in 1999 and will continue until 2004. Some projects have already provided results. The recent strengthening of the programme's partnerships, particularly with other knowledge and DFID programmes, has led to important new developments - The Vulnerability & Health Alliance is one example. The programme hosts workshops, supports research and projects and the website includes useful links

The capacity project : planning developing & supporting the workforce

Capacity Project

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This global initiative has been designed to help developing countries build and sustain the health workforce so that they can respond systemically to the challenges of implementing and sustaining quality health programmes. The project seeks to improve the quality, accessibility and use of priority health services through: 1. Improving workforce planning and leadership; 2. Developing better education and training programmes for the workforce, and 3. Strengthening systems to support workforce performance. The Capacity Project works across sectors such as health, education, planning, public service commissions and local government entities in order to address the varied forces that affect the health workforce. The Project also works in multiple priority health areas, including family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other infectious diseases

Polio news

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Prepared and distributed by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Polio News is aimed at partners, field staff, ministries of health and interested parties. It includes up-to-date information on the progress accomplished in eradicating polio
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Medbox : the aid library


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Medbox is an online library aimed at improving the quality of healthcare in humanitarian action. An independent internet platform supported by international agencies and scientific institutions active in humanitarian assistance and development, this resource collates online professional guidelines, textbooks and practical documents on health action.


Resources are divided under the following main headings: Key resources (subheadings include Disaster Preparedness, WASH, Project Cycle Management), Clinical Guidelines, Pharmacy and Technologies, Women and Child Health, Public Health, Countries and Toolboxes