Health in developing countries, including resources on issues such as: infectious diseases; NCDs; injury and violence; maternal, newborn and child health; and nutrition.

News: A critical challenge for developing country health systems: drivers of overtreatment

23/01/2019
A critical challenge for developing country health systems is to craft policy that gives individuals with curable diseases like malaria and pneumonia access to potentially life-saving medical care, while avoiding that patients consume unnecessary medical treatment or get treated for the wrong illness.

Supporting Children with Disabilities in Low- and Middle- Income Countries: Promoting Inclusive Practice within Community-Based Childcare Centres in Malawi through a Bioecological Systems Perspective

McLinden M. et al (2018) ‘Supporting Children with Disabilities in Low- and Middle- Income Countries: Promoting Inclusive Practice within Community-Based Childcare Centres in Malawi through a Bioecological Systems Perspective’ International Journal of Early Childhood 50.2: pp 159–174.

The capacity of community-based participatory research in relation to disability and the SDGs

Greenwood, M. (2017) ‘The capacity of community-based participatory research in relation to disability and the SDGs’ Disability and the Global South 4.1: pp. 1143-1163

This paper has highlighted an alignment between the aims of the 2030 Agenda and the nature of disability-focused CBPR. It has also demonstrated CBPR in practice in the global South and raised tensions and dilemmas that need to be acknowledged as significant, but worth the time to navigate the uncertainty to see change. 

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