Economic growth performance in the Asia-Pacific region continues to improve on the back of firmer global demand and stable inflation. The tasks at hand are to ensure that such economic performance is sustained over time, that it benefits everyone and that any adverse environmental implications are minimal.

Every year natural and man-made catastrophes cause a distressing loss of lives and considerable economic costs around the world. Both industrialised and developing countries are affected, and surprisingly, both are also materially underinsured.

This study examines the performance of the public agricultural extension system in three high growth states as well as three comparatively moderate performing states.

Despite India’s enormous technological potential, indigenous medicinal knowledge and various initiatives by the government and industry at translational cycle, the country carries a global disease burden of 21%, majorly contributed by dual disease burden. Public health faces the major anomalies of 3A (accessibility, affordability, availability) of the healthcare sector, possibly due to restrictive coordination among stakeholders, transiting disease profile, undeveloped delivery system and regulatory mechanisms.

With poor diets posing a greater global health risk than air pollution, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined, the private sector needs to play a stronger role in encouraging people to eat more nutritious food, according to a new policy brief.

The Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) in the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released the 2018 edition of the World Public Sector Report (WPSR).

Performance audit on ‘Acquisition of land, Development of Industrial Estates and their Management’ by Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited disclosed that land measuring 7542.76 acres valuing ` 4,488.86 crore acquired between January 2006 and April 2013 has not yet been taken up for development of Industrial

The Committee on Public Undertakings (2017-18), present this Twentysecond Report on "Financing of Renewable Energy Projects by Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (Based on Performance Audit Report No. 12 of 2015)".

“Ten Actions for Financing Infrastructure” identifies a set of actions to help bridge the financing gap for water infrastructure. The report highlights the innovative operational and practical functions that can contribute to lowering the barriers that remain despite an apparent abundance of capital.

Timely access to emergency care can substantially reduce mortality. International benchmarks for access to emergency hospital care have been established to guide ambitions for universal health care by 2030. However, no Pan-African database of where hospitals are located exists; therefore, we aimed to complete a geocoded inventory of hospital services in Africa in relation to how populations might access these services in 2015, with focus on women of child bearing age.

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