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  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.51 

    Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-06-01)
    This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 3 hours ...
  • Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary No.2 

    Herbert, Siân (IDS, 2020-05-29)
    This weekly Covid-19 Conflict and Governance Evidence Summary aims to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest evidence and opinions on Covid-19 (C19), to inform and support their responses. This ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.50 

    Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-29)
    This is a weekly summary of the daily COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) which are based on 3 hours of desk-based research each day. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.49 

    Millington, Kerry; Reddin, Samantha (IDS, 2020-05-29)
    This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 3 hours ...
  • Assessing the Performance of African Tax Administrations: A Malawian Puzzle 

    Ligomeka, Waziona (IDS, 2020-05-28)
    When judged by the standard criteria for effective tax administration, as carried out under the Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT), the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) appears to perform very poorly, ...

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