Four Approaches to Planning Expansion of Secondary Schooling

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. This page shows videos and resources for the third… Read more


Financing the expansion of secondary schools in low income countries

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. This page shows videos and resources for the second… Read more


Expanding Secondary Schooling in Low Income Countries – Rationales and Challenges

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. This page shows videos and resources for the first… Read more


Secondary Education Development

In February 2014, as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) ongoing professional development of their education advisers, Prof. Keith Lewin delivered a series of seminars on secondary education development. Prof. Lewin is an expert in International Education and Development from University of Sussex. His seminars cover several key topics including the rationales… Read more


National- and district-level funding in the health sector

Contact with health financing experts and a rapid literature search found no research that compares district level and national level donor funding. The literature suggests that effectiveness of funding at the national level is likely to depend on how well central funds are disbursed and on the capacity of local services receiving the funds. In… Read more


Nigeria: working to improve nutrition in the Giant of Africa

A recent seminar, hosted by the King’s College London International Development Institute and the ORIE Consortium, explored the opportunities and challenges facing efforts to improve nutrition outcomes in Africa’s most populous country. Malnutrition remains a major health and development issue in Nigeria and contributes to as much as 50% of under-five mortality in the country…. Read more


Tackling the Global TB Threat: Can We Learn from the HIV Response?

This roundtable, held at Centre for Global Health Policy, University of Sussex, threw light on various dimensions of TB, including the global disease burden and the national situation in the UK, access to treatment, drug resistance, and recent efforts by pharmaceutical companies and global health initiatives to develop new therapies.  A summary of the roundtable… Read more


Empowerment of communities and individuals for greater health self-reliance

Current levels of human resources are not enough to meet the health Millennium Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage. There is growing recognition that human resources beyond a trained health workforce can be considered as ‘assets’ and be utilised to achieve these goals. Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other Front-Line Health Workers can provide a… Read more


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