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National Library for the Environment
Type of Resource Journal
Title People and the Planet - People and Reproductive Health
Author Various
Affiliation Published by "Planet 21"
Url http://www.oneworld.org/patp/previous.html
Peer Review No
Abstract Journal with articles contributed various authors with different affiliations. Volume 6-1 (Winter 1997 issue) on People and Reproductive Health includes:

Type of Resource 24 Fact Sheets
Title Demographic and Health Surveys Fact Sheets
Author Macro International Inc
Affiliation Work carried out primarily for U.S. Agency for International Development
Url http://www.macroint.com/dhs/news/default.asp#press
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Summaries of results of surveys in developing countries addressing issues such as: Population, Marriage, Fertility, Desire for Children, Knowledge and Use of Family Planning, and Mortality and Health. Countries include: Bangladesh (93/94), Botswana (1998), Cameroon (1991) , Central African Republic (94/95), Côte d'Ivoire (1994), Egypt (92), Ghana (1993), Haiti (94/95), Indonesia (94), Jordan (90), Kenya (93), Madagascar (92), Malawi (92), Morocco (92), Namibia (92), Niger (92), Paraguay (90), Philippines (93), Rwanda (92), Senegal (92/3), Tanzania (91/2), Trinidad & Tobago (87), Yemen (91/29) and Zimbabwe (94).

Type of Resource 26 News Releases
Title Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
Author Macro International Inc.
Affiliation Work carried out primarily for U.S. Agency for International Development
Url http://www.macroint.com/dhs/news/default.asp
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Releases describe results of Demographic and Health Surveys in various developing countries, including:

Type of Resource Article
Title Future Consumption Patterns in Developing Countries: From Rural to Urban, Malnutrition to Obesity, Sorghum to McDonalds
Author Barbara Rose
Affiliation International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
Url http://www.cgiar.org/ifpri/2020/backgrnd/consump.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract "As urbanization increases in the developing world and people move to the cities, their preference for grains declines and they begin to eat more meat products. Eating more meat often leads to obesity and more heart disease."

Type of Resource Data sets
Title Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program
Author Macro International Inc.
Affiliation Work carried out primarily for U.S. Agency for International Development
Url http://www.macroint.com/dhs/default.asp
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Data sets result from surveys carried out in the developing world on issues of population, health and nutrition. "Data collected from the DHS and from other Macro International survey activities can be obtained in several ways. Data from DHS surveys is available via Direct Data File FTP or on regular storage media from the DHS data archive. In the future, users will be able to obtain data from the West Africa Spatial Analysis Prototype (WASAP) from this web site." Countries addressed include: Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African, Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Haiti, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar , Malawi, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Yemen and Zimbabwe.

Type of Resource Technical Paper
Title The Health Effects of Air Pollution in Delhi, India
Author Maureen L. Cropper, Nathalie B. Simon, Anna Alberini, and P.K. Sharma
Affiliation World Bank (Cooper & Simon), University of Colorado (Alberine), New Delhi Municipal Committee (Sharma)
Url http://www.worldbank.org/nipr/work_paper/1860/index.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract 1997 paper finds "A positive, significant relationship between particulate pollution and daily nontraumatic deaths, as well as deaths from certain causes (respiratory and cardiovascular problems) and for certain age groups."

Type of Resource Report summary
Title Improving Women's Health in India
Author The World Bank
Affiliation The World Bank
Url http://www.worldbank.org/html/extpb/indiawom/indiasum.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract "India has made considerable progress in social and economic development in recent decades, as improvements in indicators such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and literacy demonstrate. However, improvements in women's health, particularly in the north, have lagged behind gains in other areas. . . .The report's conclusions-that focused efforts to improve the health and overall status of females will provide substantial benefits in terms of human welfare, poverty alleviation, and economic growth-mirror the consensus found in the growing body of literature in the field."

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