New - Long version Russian: Придерживаясь курса
In the mid-1990s, the government of the Kyrgyz Republic, in close cooperation with the World Health Organization, embarked upon a series of fundamental reforms to the way health care is structured, financed and delivered in the former Soviet republic. Read more...
The publication / video shows Employee Wellbeing Programmes in action: Ghanaian companies have recognized that promoting health as well as financial wellness amongst their employees ensures a positive and dynamic working climate, reduces absenteeism and enhances productivity.
The Essential Health Care Programme (EHCP) is a successful response to a number of serious health problems facing Philippine children. Since its beginnings, the programme uses simple, evidence-based interventions that can be delivered at low cost in elementary schools to reduce illness and missed days of school.
Recognizing their essential function for partner countries' health systems, the German BACKUP Initiative provides faith-based and other civil society organizations (CSO) with demand-driven and flexible technical support as they build their capacities to qualify for Global Fund financing and then put that financing to effective use.
Vouchers: making motherhood safer for Kenya’s poorest women
In order to achieve progress towards MDG5, the German and Kenya governments decided on a voucher scheme to improve access to reproductive health care for the country’s most disadvantaged women.
Improving health care system-wide
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This publication looks at innovative, German-supported programmes aimed at improving health system quality in two countries, Morocco and Yemen. Their similarities and differences are examined, and a number of “lessons learnt” are drawn from the two experiences.
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Multi-sector approaches to Maternal Health: The Role of Social Protection
On 5 November 2012 the second edition of the regional policy dialogue on social protection took place in Bishkek, hosted by the Ministry of Social Development of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the German International Cooperation (GIZ). Focusing on joint learning, conference participants discussed different approaches and practical experiences from across the globe, including countries in Asian, Africa, Europe and Latin America. Read more…
Epic Arts in Cambodia: Every Person Counts – See ability, not disability
The Federal Republic of Germany and the Royal Government of Cambodia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and agreed on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in development cooperation to ensure that one of the most vulnerable groups of Cambodian society could increasingly participate and benefit from poverty reduction and development. Read more...
The website of the Health Economics Unit (HEU) of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in Bangladesh features essential information and downloads on the work of HEU. The recently approved Health Care Financing Strategy (2012-2032) is a prominent feature on this site. Read more...
14. Entwicklungspolitischer Bericht der Bundesregierung
Weißbuch zur Entwicklungspolitik - Kurzfassung
Adobe PDF Dokument (38 pp. 6.2 MB)
Alle vier Jahre veröffentlicht die Bundesregierung einen umfassenden entwicklungspolitischen Bericht – das Weißbuch zur Entwicklungspolitik – und legt ihn dem Bundestag vor. In diesem mittlerweile 14. Bericht zieht die Bundesregierung eine positive Bilanz ihrer Entwicklungspolitik: Durch einige entscheidende Reformen konnte die deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit in den vergangenen Jahren neu aufgestellt und deutlich wirksamer gestaltet werden. Zugleich wurde ihre politische Steuerung verbessert...
World Health Summit - Regional Meeting Singapore 2013
From April 8th to 10th, 2013, the World Health Summit held its first regional meeting outside of Berlin, in Singapore, to provide a platform for health care policy makers, experts, and practitioners to discuss and exchange ideas on current issues of medical research, innovation and health systems and find solutions for today’s health challenges in Asia. Read more...
Out now: Evaluation of public sector WPP in Tanzania
In 2007 the Tanzanian Commission for AIDS asked GIZ to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive and sustainable workplace program for the public sector that is mandatory in Tanzania. The program’s evaluation has just been finalized and is now available. Read more...
Our Positive Bodies
An Exhibition of Body Maps from Africa, Asia and Europe
Give HIV a face - that's the goal of the exhibition “Our Positive Bodies”. In workshops, people living with HIV from Africa, Asia and Europe paint so called Body Maps that are life-size self-portraits using the outlines of bodies. These very personal and powerful images tell of stigma and exclusion, but also of support, vitality and joy. Read more...