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Partnerships for women's health [electronic resource] : striving for best practice within the UN Global Compact / edited by Martina Timmermann and Monika Kruesmann.

Contributor(s): Timmermann, Martina | Kruesmann, Monika.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 454 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9280871544 (electronic bk.); 9789280871548 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Global Compact | Women -- Health and hygiene | Women -- Health and hygiene -- India | Global Compact | Women's Health | Developing countries | International Cooperation | Health | HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General | HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues | MEDICAL / Diseases | MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery | MEDICAL / Health Policy | MEDICAL / Public Health | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health IssuesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Partnerships for women's health.DDC classification: 362.1082 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Improving maternal health in Asia and Africa : challenges and opportunities / Moazzam Ali -- Poverty, health and the human right to the highest attainable standard of health / Paul Hunt and Judith Bueno de Mesquita -- Partnering in support of the right to health : what role for business? / Klaus M. Leisinger -- The challenge of equal financial access to the best available health care : bringing in the private sector / G�unter Neubauer and Iris J. Driessle -- The United Nations Global Compact : seeking to embrace diversity / Monika Kruesmann -- Small and medium-sized enterprises : their role in achieving the millennium development goals / Kai Bethke and Manuela B�osendorfer -- The health situation of women in India : policies and programmes / Suneeta Mittal and Arvind Mathur -- India's medical system / Nirmal Kumar Ganguly and Malabika Roy -- Health PPPs in India : stepping stones for improving women's reproductive health care? / Rama V. Baru and Madhurima Nundy -- Pro-poor capacity-building in India's women's health sector / Arabinda Ghosh.
Introduction to the case study : the Women's Health Initiative : a trilateral partnership within the framework of the UN Global Compact / Martina Timmermann -- Karl Storz's WHI goals and expectations / Sybill Storz -- The German PPP programme : a viable way to improve women's health in India? / Nicolaus von der Goltz -- GTZ's goals and expectations for the WHI public private partnership from a development cooperation point of view / Diana Kraft and J�org Hartmann -- The WHI : management perspectives from the private and the public partners in the field / Peter Laser and Anu Chopra -- The WHI : perspectives from private and public medical doctors in endoscopy training centres / A. Kurian Joseph and Alka Kriplani -- The economic logic of the Women's Health Initiative as a business model for poverty alleviation / Christina Gradl -- A PPP for women's health and human rights in India : striving for best practice within the framework of the UN Global Compact / Martina Timmermann and Monika Kruesmann -- PPPs for women's health and human rights beyond India : probing new standards and methodologies / Martina Timmermann and Monika Kruesmann.
Summary: Every minute, at least one woman dies from pregnancy and childbirth complications; a further twenty suffer injury, infection or disease. Despite medical advances, and years of national and international policy declarations, this tragic situation remains particularly severe in developing countries, violating a fundamental human right. This book draws together insights and experiences of development practitioners, policy-makers, academic experts and private sector partners to describe the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). A public private partnership based in India, the WHI took a new approach to.
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Improving maternal health in Asia and Africa : challenges and opportunities / Moazzam Ali -- Poverty, health and the human right to the highest attainable standard of health / Paul Hunt and Judith Bueno de Mesquita -- Partnering in support of the right to health : what role for business? / Klaus M. Leisinger -- The challenge of equal financial access to the best available health care : bringing in the private sector / G�unter Neubauer and Iris J. Driessle -- The United Nations Global Compact : seeking to embrace diversity / Monika Kruesmann -- Small and medium-sized enterprises : their role in achieving the millennium development goals / Kai Bethke and Manuela B�osendorfer -- The health situation of women in India : policies and programmes / Suneeta Mittal and Arvind Mathur -- India's medical system / Nirmal Kumar Ganguly and Malabika Roy -- Health PPPs in India : stepping stones for improving women's reproductive health care? / Rama V. Baru and Madhurima Nundy -- Pro-poor capacity-building in India's women's health sector / Arabinda Ghosh.

Introduction to the case study : the Women's Health Initiative : a trilateral partnership within the framework of the UN Global Compact / Martina Timmermann -- Karl Storz's WHI goals and expectations / Sybill Storz -- The German PPP programme : a viable way to improve women's health in India? / Nicolaus von der Goltz -- GTZ's goals and expectations for the WHI public private partnership from a development cooperation point of view / Diana Kraft and J�org Hartmann -- The WHI : management perspectives from the private and the public partners in the field / Peter Laser and Anu Chopra -- The WHI : perspectives from private and public medical doctors in endoscopy training centres / A. Kurian Joseph and Alka Kriplani -- The economic logic of the Women's Health Initiative as a business model for poverty alleviation / Christina Gradl -- A PPP for women's health and human rights in India : striving for best practice within the framework of the UN Global Compact / Martina Timmermann and Monika Kruesmann -- PPPs for women's health and human rights beyond India : probing new standards and methodologies / Martina Timmermann and Monika Kruesmann.

Every minute, at least one woman dies from pregnancy and childbirth complications; a further twenty suffer injury, infection or disease. Despite medical advances, and years of national and international policy declarations, this tragic situation remains particularly severe in developing countries, violating a fundamental human right. This book draws together insights and experiences of development practitioners, policy-makers, academic experts and private sector partners to describe the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). A public private partnership based in India, the WHI took a new approach to.

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