A New Agenda for Women's Health and Nutrition

A New Agenda for Women's Health and Nutrition

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Volume 1: 400 pages / 6 x 9 / (ISBN 0-8213-2680-5) / Stock No. 12680 / $23.95 / Price code 023 Volume 2: 640 pages / 6 x 9 / (ISBN 0-8213-2681-3) / Stock No. 12681 / $33.95 / Price code 033 Examines the relationship between adjustment programs and labor markets. These volumes examine how labor markets can help adjustment programs succeed while reducing the hardships of adjustment for women and the poor. The first volume discusses how market distortions, wage systems, and short-run stabilization policies affect adjustment. It describes how a country's market flexibility is influenced by politics, organized labor, and gender- based labor allocations. Volume 2 provides country studies of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, CAƒ'te d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, and Thailand. The dynamic relationship between each country's adjustment program and its labor market is evaluated in detail.Under a social marketing project in Cameroon, pharmacies sell an Std treatment kit containing antibiotics, instructions, a aquot;partner ... To promote condom use, governments need to lower import duties and other fees (which typically raise condom prices by 35 to 100 percent) and ... Cost-effectiveness estimates for treatment of syphilis vary greatly, depending upon its prevalence, assumptions about the riskanbsp;...

Title:A New Agenda for Women's Health and Nutrition
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 1994-01-01


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