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Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

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Poverty saps mental capacity to deal with complex tasks, say scientists
Study suggests being preoccupied with money problems is equivalent to loss of 13 IQ points or losing a night's sleep
Jha, Alok
Article
2013
Guardian
People who are poor expand so much mental energy on the immediate problem of paying bills or cutting costs that they are left with less capacity to deal with other complex but important problems.

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Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.


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