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SUMMARY: This article explores participatory governance in the context of participatory mechanisms of accountability for urban services. In the past few years, accountability has become a buzzword internationally and, as is the case with many such terms, there is confusion as to what exactly is meant. The people and organizations promoting accountability… (More)
This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of developing countries. The views expressed are not necessarily those of DFID.
This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of low-income countries. The views expressed are not necessarily those of DFID.
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the oldest diseases known to the mankind; it is also a leading cause of death among adults, and kills almost 500 children each day worldwide. More than 90% of TB-related deaths occur in developing countries. TB was declared global emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1993, with around 8-10 million new cases of the… (More)
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The prolonged challenges and terrible consequences of poor sanitation, especially in developing economies, call for the exploration of new sustainable sanitation technologies. Such technologies must be: capable of effectively treating human faecal wastes without any health or environmental impacts; scalable to address rapid increases in population and… (More)