Dr. Shariful Islam's Blog (2)

Maximizing Benefits: A Rights-Based Approach to Health

In a recent opinion piece in the Financial Times, William Easterly argued that a rights-based approach to health care would favor the agendas of the rich and powerful, leaving the poor to die of neglected diseases. He then contends that holding ourselves to such unrealistically high standards would open the floodgates for unchecked spending, “since any of us could get healthier with more care.”…


Added by Dr. Shariful Islam on November 10, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Health Rights in Bangladesh

The right to health has been widely recognized by States and international organizations as basic human rights without which sustainable human development can not be achieved. States are responsible for the progressive realization of the rights to health. The development and service pattern of the health system have negative correlation with human rights and contributed to the underdevelopment of…


Added by Dr. Shariful Islam on October 2, 2010 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment


South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism. First online portal dedicated to SSC for sustainable development.

Mapping Multilateral Support to South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards Collaborative Approaches. UNDP, 2011. Download PDF (English version) (Versión en Español)


IDB  Magazine - Regional Public Goods: An innovative approach to South-South Cooperation, 2014 version here in English and Spanish.

Using Knowledge Exchange for Capacity Development: What Works in Global Practice? KDI and The World Bank Institute



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