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MDG Monitor

The mission of the MDG Monitor Working Group is to establish and expand an infrastructure for improving scientific visualization of the Millennium Development Goals and other parameters of health status, development, and human security from the global level down to the local level.

Members

admin AlbertoLizzi BrianWillison JerriHusch SteeveEbener

Email address for group

The public health effect of economic crises and alternative policy responses in Europe: 
an empirical analysis

David Stuckler PhD a b, Sanjay Basu PhD c d, Marc Suhrcke PhD e f, Adam Coutts PhD g, Martin McKee MD b h
a Department of Sociology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
b Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
c Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
d Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, CA, USA
e School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
f Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), Cambridge, UK

Social inequalities in mortality: a problem of cognitive function?

Michael Marmot* and Mika Kivimäki
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
European Heart Journal Advance Access published online on July 14, 2009
European Heart Journal, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehp264

Available online at : http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/ehp264v1

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

Recent gains in eradicating hunger and poverty endangered by economic and food crises, says UN report

United Nations, 2009

Available online PDF [60p.] at: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/pdf/MDG%20Report%202009%20ENG.pdf

A guide to Quantitative Methods in Health Impact Assessment

Håkan Brodin, Stephen Hodge
Swedish National Institute of Public Health, (SNIPH) 2008

Available online at: http://www.fhi.se/PageFiles/4375/R200841_Health_Impact_200812.pdf?epslanguage=en

This report is a guidance for quantitative (or numerical) analysis of health impact assessments (HIAs), when such analysis is needed. It is intended to be a complement to other guidance, published by the Swedish National Institute of Public Health (SNIPH), and is based on accepted methods from health technology assessment (HTA).

The Millennium Development Goals Fail Poor Children: The Case for Equity-Adjusted Measures

Daniel D. Reidpath1*, Chantal M. Morel2, Jeffrey W. Mecaskey3, Pascale Allotey1
1 Centre for Public Health Research, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom,
2 LSE Health, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom,
3 Save the Children UK, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 6(4): e1000062. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000062 - April 28, 2009

Available online at: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1000062

MDG's Failing Poor Children: Case for Equity-adjusted Measures

The Millennium Development Goals Fail Poor Children: The Case for Equity-Adjusted Measures

Daniel D. Reidpath1*, Chantal M. Morel2, Jeffrey W. Mecaskey3, Pascale Allotey1
1 Centre for Public Health Research, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom,
2 LSE Health, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom,
3 Save the Children UK, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 6(4): e1000062. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000062 - April 28, 2009

Available online at: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1000062

Strengthening Country-Led Monitoring & Evaluation System

Organized by UNICEF CEE/CIS, and Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO
April 15th, 2009


Good practices in using DevInfo: Recorded Knowledge Sharing Event

WHO call for involvement on Health Equity Analysis and Research

Call for interest to be a member of a new :
WHO SCIENTIFIC RESOURCE GROUP ON HEALTH EQUITY ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH

Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights
World Health Organization

Website: http://www.who.int/eth/en/

Nominate yourself or someone else by 15 May 2009: equity@who.int

“……The World Health Organization (WHO) is establishing a Scientific Resource Group (SRG) on Health Equity Analysis and Research to support WHO on its programme of work on equity and health.

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