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Consulted 109 times
Fragility and conflict are the main lenses through which Sahelian issues are most often viewed. However, the crystallization of the debate around these issues, real as they are, leads to a narrowing of analyses, whereas the truth is that the region is also seeing positive trends. Even as it...
Published in October 2021
Consulted 23 times
This brief examines how public and overall health spending on institutional delivery services have become more egalitarian as policies targeting universal maternal care have been rolled out in Burkina Faso. Over time, we observe increased equality for both public and overall health spending,...
Published on 04 Feb 2021
Consulted 39 times
How public and overall health spending on curative health services have become more egalitarian as Universal Health Coverage (UHC) policies have been rolled out in Burkina Faso? Over time, increased equality in the distribution of benefits is seen for both public and overall health spending, the...
Published in January 2021
Consulted 26 times
The distribution of both public healthcare spending and overall healthcare spending has become increasingly egalitarian in Burkina Faso, Malawi, and Zambia, according to a new study. Nevertheless, there remain significant regional differences within countries. In addition, limitations in data...
Published in January 2021
Consulted 25 times
Consulted 36 times
Reducing economic and social inequalities in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Senegal requires a set of policies clearly focused on the most remote areas of these countries and the particular challenges facing women, young people, and minority groups. New research on inequalities across six...
Published in November 2020
Consulted 77 times
Improving access to maternal health services is a critical policy concern, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) where maternal mortality rates remain very high, particularly so among the poorest segments of society. Hence, following the global call to reduce maternal mortality embedded in the...
Published in September 2020
Consulted 114 times
Sub-Saharan African countries have been experiencing a persistently high level of inequality in access to healthcare services. Following the global call to eliminate health inequalities worldwide, different investments in health policies towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) have been made in...
Published in August 2020
Since January 2015, the MobiSan project in Burkina Faso has been improving the use of good health and nutritional practices and mother and child health services by populations in Gourma Province, via three innovative services based on digital systems and mobile phones. The Mobisan project is being...
Published in May 2018
Consulted 269 times
For twenty years now, the Sahel region has been marked by rising insecurity, political crises, and poorly controlled flows of people, arms and illegal goods, with a major risk of States becoming destabilized. In the wake of the war in Libya and the Malian crisis, causes, arms, and combatants have...
Published in March 2017
Consulted 3500 times
In the coming decades, West African countries could benefit from a “demographic window of opportunity” in order to reduce their poverty. The entry of 160 million young people into the labor market between 2010 and 2030 can accelerate economic growth. However, these countries will only benefit...
Published in March 2012
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