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Democratic Republic of the Sudan. Report of Second Mission on Needs Assessment for Population Assistance.
New York, New York, UNFPA, 1986 Jul. x, 67 p. (Report No. 84)This report covers the second (1986) UN Population Fund Needs Assessment Mission to Sudan which sought information on the status of and prospects for population activities. The introductory material includes highlights of statistical data in the areas of demography, health, education, and the economy as well as a map of the country. Chapter 1 of the report contains a summary and recommendations for assistance in the following areas which are discussed more fully in the chapters noted: population policies and population and development planning (Chapter 4); basic data collection and analysis (Chapter 5); social, economic, and demographic research (Chapter 6); maternal and child health and family planning (FP) (Chapter 7); population information, education, and communication (Chapter 8); and women and development (Chapter 9). Chapter 2 of the report describes the national setting in terms of its geographical, cultural, governmental, economic, and social characteristics. Chapter 3 looks at population trends and their implications. In conclusion, chapter 10 discusses the possibilities for external multilateral and bilateral assistance for population programs as well as assistance from nongovernmental organizations.
New York, New York, UNFPA, 1990 Sep. vii, 49 p. (Report No. 101)This report covers the 1989 UN Population Fund Needs Assessment Mission which sought information on the status of and prospects for population activities in Qatar. The introductory material includes highlights of statistical data in the areas of demography, health, education, and the economy as well as a map of the country. Chapter 1 contains a summary of background material and recommendations for population assistance in the areas of population and development policy formation, basic data collection and analysis, health care, population education and information, and improving the status of women. Chapter 2 gives information on the national setting including its geographic, cultural, and governmental features as well as the state of economic and social development and national planning. Chapter 3 looks at population features and trends such as size, the growth rate and natural increase, fertility and nuptiality, mortality, age composition, labor force and immigration, and literacy. Chapter 4 covers aspects of basic data collection and analysis contained in the institutional structure, population censuses and surveys, civil registration, demographic research and training, and the Central Statistical Organization publications. Chapter 5 deals with the general topic of health and looks at the organization of health services, facilities and personnel, maternal and child health, family planning and infertility, the handicapped, training, and health statistics. Chapter 6 considers population education and communication in terms of formal and nonformal education and the media. Chapter 7 discusses the position of women relative to health, education, economic activities, and the institutional structure. The concluding chapter notes that the UNFPA is willing to cooperate with the government if it wishes to implement the recommendations contained in this report.