Sustainability, Health & development

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Health and sustainable development programs
  2. Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs)
    World Summit on Sustainable Development
    Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
         —Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health
  3. Health in the Sustainable Development Goals
    Health and sustainable development
    Health indicators for sustainable development goals
    Progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  4. Health policy topics
  5. Health services topics
  6. Health and development programs
    Effective aid, better health
    Aid effectiveness and health
  7. Health Impact Assessment (HIA) topics
    Health Impact Assessment (HIA) programs
  8.  Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases
    Noncommunicable diseases damage health, including economic health
    Key documents
  9. WHO-Civil Society Initiative
  10. WHO collaborating centres
  11. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    Better Life Index
    Official Development Assistance 2015
  12. The World Bank Group
    Religion & Sustainable Development Online Information Platform

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Best Practices in Global Health Missions (BPGHM)
Partnerships–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.

B. Christian Journal for Global Health (CJGH)
Health paradigms shifts in the 20th Century
Developing and measuring healthcare capacity and quality in Burundi: LifeNet International’s horizontal conversion franchise model
Theological foundations for an effective Christian response to the global disease burden in resource-constrained regions–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.
What works? Evidence on the role of faith in poverty reduction

C. Contact Publication of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and former Christian Medical Commission (CMC). Includes numerous articles demonstrating FBO work in the establishment as well as promotion of IS&Gs.
Reforming health in China: Strengthening the weak?
Sustainability: Models in church-related health care

D. Journal of Christian Nursing (JCN)
Challenges and Trends in Global Healthcare

E. William Carey International Development Journal (Click full screen icon & scroll down to page number)
The Church, Shalom, and the “Slow Motion Disaster” See page 29

 II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Global Health NOW–Essential News and Views in Global Health

B. The Lancet Global Health Series See especially:
Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
World Health 2014
Chronic diseases and development 2010
Global Health Commissions:
Women and Health: the key for sustainable development 2015
Global health 2035: a world converging within a generation 2013

C. Devex–Development Funding

Updated: July 2017