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Health in developing countries; accountability for health; equitable health systems; infectious diseases; maternal, newborn and child health
Photo (cropped): Community health worker Rebati, gives babies like Adilya, life saving vaccinations which will protect her for at least the first year of their lives. Photo credit: Pippa Ranger/Department for International Development/Flickr licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Projects & Publications

Each project is summarised to describe the work of the research grant recipients and their intended impact and outputs. This view shows projects mapped to the locations where the research was carried out.

Projects have been assigned one of eight primary cross-cutting themes. To see all the projects grouped under a particular theme click on that topic in the menu bar. You can also use the search fields to find projects or their related outputs grouped by country, keywords, location, organisation, or people who were the named grantees for the project or publication authors. You can make multiple selections. Use The Impact Initiative logo in the top left of the screen or the home icon to return to the home page.

Working paper

Covid-19: Education Research Impact

Insights from education policy actors and researchers on how they are adapting their thinking on the types of impact that can be achieved in the context of Covid-19.
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Impact story

Making safe abortion a reality in Zambia

Ground-breaking research is helping to raise awareness and shape frameworks to ensure women can take up their right to access safe abortion services.
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Key issues guide

Key issues in health inequality

This resource summarises the learning on health inequality, and highlights the synergies arising in this cross-cutting theme, from research enabled by the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation and funded by DFID and ESRC.
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Synthesis report

Ten years of research evidence in health and development

A synthesis of evidence to examine new knowledge from health related research carried out through grants funded by the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.
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