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    Gender and mental health in Bihar and India: Developing tools for effective measurement

    India’s National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) recognizes that mental well-being is an important priority and that much more effort is needed to understand the determinants of mental health. This webinar will share recent research on mental health along various dimensions, including the measurement of mental health through the use of phone surveys, the prevalence of poor...

    10 July 2020

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    Taxation for growth in KP with focus on sales tax on services

    The Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) in partnership with International Growth Center (IGC) and Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) is organising a set of two webinar sessions to discuss ways of maximising provincial fiscal space by focusing on two specific taxes: sales tax on services and the urban property tax. The webinar will bring...

    9 July 2020

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    Smart containment strategies for COVID-19 in Bangladesh

    You can watch a recording of the event in its entirety...

    2 July 2020

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    COVID-19 in South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan

    South Asia is home to a quarter of humanity and its policy response to COVID-19 matters for the world but there are markedly different views on the policy response in South Asia. The event will explore how governments in South Asia are tackling the pandemic and will focus specifically on Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. The panellists will discuss what can be learned from...

    22 June 2020

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    The impact of COVID-19 on international remittances and financial inclusion

    Watch the event as it happened: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tI8rM-0XGqU Global remittances are projected to decline sharply in 2020 due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of migrants and their families have been affected by the pandemic, and a reduction in global remittances can have significant ripple effects across local economies and...

    16 June 2020