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Maternal mortality
Working Paper
Peruvian response to COVID-19 pandemic: The role of evidence-based governance and structural violence

Why does a state like Peru, dedicated to fulfilling development goals and sustained good macroeconomic performance, appear incapable of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic?...

Maternal mortality Targeting COVID-19
How global tax dodging costs lives: New research shows a direct link to increased death rates

Tax abuse is an expensive business. According to a recent report by the Tax Justice Network, avoiding or evading tax deprives governments across the world of around US$427 billion (£302 billion) every year...

Tax evasion Tax avoidance Human rights
Journal Article
The Impact of Foreign Aid on Maternal Mortality

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Foreign aid Maternal mortality Muskoka Initiative
Working Paper
The impact of foreign aid on maternal mortality

In 2010, the G8 placed renewed focus on maternal health via the Muskoka Initiative by committing to spend an additional US$5 billion on maternal, newborn, and child health before 2015...

Foreign aid Maternal mortality Muskoka Initiative
Working Paper
Maternal mortality and women’s political participation

Raising women’s political participation leads to faster maternal mortality decline. We estimate that the introduction of quotas for women in parliament results in a 9–12 per cent decline in maternal mortality...

Gender Maternal mortality Quotas
Working Paper
Maternal and neonatal services in Ethiopia: Measuring and improving quality

Problem: Maternal and neonatal mortality remains high in low- and middle-income countries, with poor quality of intrapartum care as a barrier to further progress...

Ethiopia Hospital quality Intrapartum care
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