Leah Murphy is the Health and Education Convenor with the Knowledge Services

Leah Murphy - Health and Education Convenor

Health and Nutrition; Open Knowledge and Digital Services Unit
T: +44 (0)1273 915775
E: l.murphy@ids.ac.uk

The Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria initiative (EDOREN) is designed to generate new evidence and understanding of how best to support equitable access and improved learning outcomes for all Nigerian children through innovation and the sustainable development of basic education systems.

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IDS is working with Health Systems Global (HSG) to develop communications, share messages and engage with its members and the global community.

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Future Health Systems is a research consortium working to improve access, affordability and quality of health services for the poor.

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MQSUN aims to provide DFID with technical services to improve the quality of nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programmes. Services will be provided on a call down basis to DFID country offices over a period of four years.

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POSHAN is a 4-year initiative which aims to build evidence on effective actions for nutrition and support the use of evidence in decision-making. It is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and led by IFPRI in India.

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Interactions is an IDS-hosted interactive online resource on Empowering Women and Girls, featuring real-time research and analysis. The website features up-to-the minute research findings and policy analysis on gender-based violence, urban health and unpaid care work from IDS and partners

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Improving Access to Health for Women and Girls in Low-income Urban Settlements

IDS Policy Briefing 110 (2016)

The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to access to health services for women and girls. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Nutritional Status in Northern Nigeria, Prevalence and Determinants: a Review of Evidence

ORIE Research Summary 3 (2013)

This summary outlines the approach, key findings and conclusions of a review of literature on the prevalence and determinants of child and maternal undernutrition in northern Nigeria, and direct and indirect interventions to tackle undernutrition, globally and in Nigeria, undertaken in 2012. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Nutritional Status in Northern Nigeria, Prevalence and Determinants: a Review of Evidence

ORIE Research Summary 3 (2013)

This summary outlines the approach, key findings and conclusions of a review of literature on the prevalence and determinants of child and maternal undernutrition in northern Nigeria, and direct and indirect interventions to tackle undernutrition, globally and in Nigeria, undertaken in 2012. More details

Publication cover for KS-APCOM discussion paper on Islam, sexual diversity and health services

Islam, Sexual Diversity and Access to Health Services

In the Asian region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, Malaysia and Indonesia have a majority Muslim population. Islam, in essence, does not condemn anyone due to sexual orientation, and the Quran does not prescribe punishments for homosexuality. More details

APCOM and IDS Knowledge Services policy brief on HIV prevention and men who have sex with men living with HIV

More than a virus: HIV prevention and men who have sex with men living with HIV

APCOM Policy Brief (2012)

This policy brief examines current best practice and guidance for MSM programming in Asia and the Pacific More details

Thematic Expertise:
Education; Health.