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Report on OPCT 2014

Marco Bernardo, Daniel Gebler, Michele Loreti
2014 Bulletin of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science  
OPCT 2014 is the most recent in a series of events related to concurrency theory that took place in Bertinoro in the last fifteen years:  ...  In addition to the present report for the Bulletin of EATCS, a special issue of the Journal of Logical and Algebraic Methods in Programming was planned, which is devoted to the themes of OPCT 2014 and  ...  is open to researchers who did not attend the seminar (submission deadline: 15 November 2014).  ... 
dblp:journals/eatcs/BernardoGL14 fatcat:utfhnuj5mzbjdpeu45for73i64

BEST STRATEGIES OF IMPROVING THE OPCT PROGRAM FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ELDERLY MEN AND WOMEN IN KIBERA INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS

Amanda Kinya Mbabu, Dr. Casper Masiga, Dr. Grace Okong'o
2020 European Journal of Sociology  
Random sampling was used to select 50 respondents (15men, 35women) OPCT beneficiaries who were not members of KDC and 20 members of KDC.  ...  Purpose: The purpose of the study was to identify the best strategies of improving the OPCT program for the benefit of the elderly men and women in Kibera informal settlements.Methodology: The exploratory  ...  study established that each one of the challenges can be resolved to improve the OPCT program.  ... 
doi:10.47672/ejs.299 fatcat:uut2dt4mavew7leprvj75ahtmm

A preparatory study of care for elderly women in rural Kenya

Kaori Amp Miyachi, Ken Masuda
2021 Arxiu d'Etnografia de Catalunya  
Therefore, we have focused on women and care.  ...  Moreover, very little research on ageing has been carried out. Hence, the main purpose of this study is to illustrate the life of old women in Kwale County, Kenya, focusing on care.  ...  Miyachi 2014).  ... 
doi:10.17345/aec22.127-146 fatcat:liac3norjfd6boinhv66upzemy

Effect of Social Assistance Programmes on Improving Quality of Life in Kenya: Evidence from Machakos County

Joshua Mutambu Ngelu
2017 European Scientific Journal  
cash transfers to the elderly will report an improved life quality compared to their counterparts who have not received such transfers.  ...  This study investigates the effect of social assistance programmes on improving quality of life in Kenya -evidence from Machakos County. Probit model was applied to model the empirical analysis.  ...  OPCT was launched in 2006 at an annual government allocation of KSh. 4 Million.  ... 
doi:10.19044/esj.2017.v13n20p124 fatcat:l2aqii3u5fdl5aw6vilpm3x4ae

The Politics of Scaling Up Social Protection in Kenya

Fredrick Ouma Wanyama, Anna Gabriele McCord
2017 Social Science Research Network  
Literature on social protection in Kenya shows progress in implementation of cash transfers but not the social health insurance scheme.  ...  The paper therefore concludes that the scaling up of social protection is dependent on the convergence between the clientelist interests of politicians and the motivations of donors.  ...  Figure 2 : 2 Total spending on MLSSS cash transfers, 2010/11 to 2015/16 (in KES million) Source: authors, based on IEA 2014; NDMA 2014.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2963685 fatcat:zf7qnaid3zdvjpx6svyf6lxcwy

Formal social protection and informal workers in Kenya and Tanzania [chapter]

Nina Torm, Godbertha Kinyondo, Winnie Mitullah, Lone Riisgaard
2021 Social Protection and Informal Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa  
For instance, Lee, Tarimo, and Dutta (2016) report 20 percent coverage for 2014/2015. 17 While 60 percent of health insurance schemes belong to private commercial companies, they cover a very small part  ...  The informal membership figures have varied substantially year-on-year and, in 2017/2018, registered informal worker members represented 18,631 down from 47,780 in 2014/2015 (NSSF, 2018). 11 One explanation  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781003173694-2 fatcat:uyndx4yieva2tfxrdqyuxs2gtq

EFFECT OF CASH TRANSFER PROGRAMME ON OLDER PERSONS WELLBEING IN GARISSA COUNTY, KENYA

Adan Hassan, M Sakwa
2018 unpublished
Conclusion: The study concluded that amount of cash to recipients of OPCT has the greatest impact on older person wellbeing in Garissa County; that the frequency of cash payments to OPCT beneficiaries  ...  had the second greatest influence on older person wellbeing in Garissa County and accessibility of cash payments had the least effect on older person on older person wellbeing in Garissa County but this  ...  This finding also support earlier research on the extent to which the OPCT contributed to poverty alleviation which found that beneficiaries disagreed on the impact of the OPCT on poverty alleviation.  ... 
fatcat:26ikbrg5ezdtlaflsfbipm2sjm

Strategies Supporting Institutionalization of Cash and Voucher Initiatives in Humanitarian Responses in Turkana County, Kenya

Moses Edapal Nawoton, Dr. Ferdinand Nabiswa, Dr. Edward Mugalavai
2019 International Journal of Innovative Research & Development  
One FGD from Turkana East reported: Community awareness is usually conducted by agencies implementing CTP.  ...  Similarly, national social protection strategy 2014 recognizes and appreciate cash transfers as core social protection intervention in Kenya (GOK, 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.24940/ijird/2019/v8/i11/nov19022 fatcat:5bd2xn5mmnd3zi7cw5m4jokfci

Socio-Economic Dynamics of Intra-Familial Elder Abuse in Baringo County, Kenya

Consolata Jepkemei Chesang, Samuel M Mwangi, Parvin Moloo
2021 International Journal of Current Aspects  
Based on the reported dynamics of IFEA in relation to reporting, the study concluded that given the right platforms, older persons are more likely to report incidences of abuse.  ...  older persons' experiences with the different types of abuse reported in the study.  ...  The participants were randomly selected from lists of older persons who receive the Old Persons Cash Transfer (OPCT) Funds provided by the Kenyan government in the different locales.  ... 
doi:10.35942/ijcab.v5i4.202 fatcat:5egnzellcndb7ngwqvrde6klhm

The Indirect Cost of Disability Adjusted Life Years Lost among the Elderly in Kenya

Joses Muthuri Kirigia, Gitonga N Mburugu, Guyo Sarr Huka
2017 International Archives of Medicine  
The study covers all the diseases and health conditions reported in WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO).  ...  If Kenya is able to fully achieve SDG targets 3.1 on maternal mortality, 3.3 on communicable diseases, 3.4 on NCDs and 3.6 on road traffic accidents by 2030, that would lead to a reduction of 625,238.21  ...  In 2007 the Government of Kenya started Older Persons Cash Transfer (OPCT) programme targeting poor households with at least one member above the age of 65 years.  ... 
doi:10.3823/2483 fatcat:s5nrbndwufcwdbtqlk3ptzh4ti

Bioengineering strategies to control epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition for studies of cardiac development and disease

Dawn Bannerman, Simon Pascual-Gil, Marie Floryan, Milica Radisic
2021 APL Bioengineering  
that have been utilized to control EMT are described, as well as the studies that have investigated the modulation of EMT in tissue engineering and regenerative approaches in vivo, with a specific focus on  ...  Novel tools that can be used to characterize and assess EMT are discussed and finally, we close with a perspective on new bioengineering methods that have the potential to transform our ability to control  ...  ., Lab Chip 14, 1336 (2014). Copyright 2014 Authors, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.  ... 
doi:10.1063/5.0033710 pmid:33948525 pmcid:PMC8068500 fatcat:z2qj6qk2rbcorfor3pxcbu5vki

Understanding multiple trajectories of extending social protection to the poor

Katja Bender, Barbara Rohregger, Bethuel Kinuthia, Grace Ikua, Nicky Pouw, Esther Schüring
2017 IZNE Working Paper Series  
Yet, most contributions focus on one social protection mechanism only and do not provide a comparative approach across policy areas.  ...  In order to allow for a more differentiated typology and enable us to understand different reform dynamics, the article uses the approach on gradual institutional change.  ...  Yet, implementation of the fee waivers has been repeatedly reported as being incomplete. Since 2014, the government through the NHIF implements the Health Insurance Subsidy Program (HISP).  ... 
doi:10.18418/978-3-96043-054-4 fatcat:2n7qhanjyrcztnpmaehtu2zcay

The politics of implementation or why institutional interaction matters: The role of traditional authorities in delivering pro-poor social policies in Kenya

Barbara Rohregger, Katja Bender, Bethuel Kinuthia, Esther Schüring, Grace Ikua, Nicky Pouw
2018 IZNE Working Paper Series  
The paper contributes to the debate on the political economy of implementation of propoor social policy.  ...  A second data source were legal (laws, regulations, decrees) and policy documents, including strategies, reports and evaluations and academic literature on Kenya and social protection, including books  ...  In accordance with the devolved government structure, the Country Commissioner is supposed to report to county governor (See Table 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.18418/978-3-96043-036-0 fatcat:a3nxvnkxevexpkrpgjfug5quty

Foreword and acknowledgements [chapter]

2017 Social Protection in East Africa  
Photo credits: Cover © design by the OECD Development Centre Corrigenda to OECD publications may be found on line at: www.oecd.org/about/publishing/corrigenda.htm.  ...  Sources: World Bank (2015c), Ethiopia Poverty Assessment 2014, Report No.  ...  , Report No.  ... 
doi:10.1787/9789264274228-1-en fatcat:jx4z32o4w5ep3jmgzsbycxxepq

Sous-déclaration des accidents d'exposition au sang : une situation préoccupante chez les étudiants en soins infirmiers

Christine Noé
2015 Recherche en soins infirmiers  
82 %) and to the fear of negatives consequences (31 %) on the evaluation of their internship in particular and on their nursing training in general.  ...  The identification of these elements will help to initiate a discussion and to prepare direct actions in order to encourage reporting of blood exposure incidents by nursing students and their colleagues  ...  [cité le 22 octobre 2014].  ... 
doi:10.3917/rsi.123.0049 fatcat:zcgnnzgsorhn3itbyvrhmizy54
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