Human Development Reports
Using the Human Development Reports, available online at http://hdr.undp.org/en/ and other sources from national and international organizations
, your team will write a short report (about 1000 words, or 5 double-spaced pages). In this report, for your selected country (ETHIOPIA), your team will consider progress or setbacks for women, for the last 20 years, in general aspects of health. Statistical tables from the Statistical Annex of the 2016 Human Development Report to consider for your report: tables 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8. Use similar tables from other reports, as appropriate. Your team report should consider issues like:
Supplement the data from the Human Development Reports with other national and international sources. Other useful sources:
Gupta, S., M. Verhoeven, and E. Tiongson. 2003. “Public Spending on Health Care and the Poor.” Health Economics 12(8): 685-96.
Hogan, M. et al. 2010. Maternal Mortality for 181 Countries, 1980-2008. A Systematic Analysis of Progress Towards Millennium Development Goal 5.” The Lancet 375(9726): 1509-23.
Houweling, T. et al. 2007. “High Poor-Rich Inequalities in Maternity Care: An International Comparative Study of Maternity and Child Care in Developing Countries.” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85(10): 733-820.
Neft, N. and A.D. Levine. 1997. Where Women Stand: An International Report on the Status of Women in 140 Countries. New York: Random House.
Your team report on the status of health for your selected country is to be submitted by each student to this Dropbox and posted by one of the students to the Health Discussion.
Review the Team Report Rubric to see how you will be evaluated. Review the Writing Instructions (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. by Professor Oelze to assist with this report and discussion.