Webpages tagged with «Development»

A group of health care workers hang signs on a fence at a field hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 19, 2014. The workers are among volunteers from around the world fighting the epidemic outbreak of Ebola.
Published Apr. 27, 2018 9:07 AM

In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!

Film poster
Published Apr. 18, 2018 2:37 PM

Join us for the screening of Pili, a feature length drama set in rural Tanzania reflecting the life a poor, HIV-positive single mother of two children. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Sophie Harman, producer of the film and researcher in International Relations/Global Health (QMUL).

Blantyre Market, Malawi.
Published Apr. 18, 2018 12:59 PM

What has been the impact of the SDGs on policy formulation in Malawi, and what are the linkages between aid, taxation and private investments in securing funding for their implementation?

Illustration picture, map of the world with numbers
Published Sep. 25, 2017 3:55 PM

In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.

Published Sep. 1, 2017 1:24 PM
Illustration picture, Bill Gates giving a speech
Published Aug. 31, 2017 2:00 PM

First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.

Published July 31, 2017 3:12 PM

What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?

Published May 23, 2017 2:09 PM

The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.

Published Jan. 16, 2017 1:18 PM
Published May 30, 2016 11:20 AM

This study sheds new light onto the legacy of cyclone Sidr. Sidr ravaged the southern coast of Bangladesh 15 November 2007, leaving thousands dead and affecting millions. Given lower death tolls than previous cyclones, the response to Sidr has gained international recognition and become an oft-cited case of successful disaster preparedness.

Published Feb. 10, 2015 10:35 AM
Published Aug. 15, 2011 2:53 PM