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Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Costa Rica (Spanish)

The evolution of Costa Rica’s social sectors over the past decade has been dichotomous. On the one hand, economic growth has remained relatively high, however poverty and inequality have not declined (moreover, they have increased), and persistent employment challenges remain. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 97416 OCT 01, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Pena,Christine Lao; Avitabile,Ciro; Cavagnero,Eleonora Del Valle; Esperato Martinez,Alexo Ramon; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Seely,Evan Sloane; Montenegro Torres,Fernando Disclosed

Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica (English)

The evolution of Costa Rica’s social sectors over the past decade has been dichotomous. On the one hand, economic growth has remained relatively high, however poverty and inequality have not declined (moreover, they have increased), and persistent employment challenges remain. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 97416 JUN 14, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Health care in Sri Lanka : what can the private health sector offer? (English)

This review represents an attempt to bridge the significant knowledge gaps on the private health sector in Sri Lanka, and foster a dialogue on opportunities for collaboration between the government and the private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 89954 JUN 01, 2014

Govindaraj, Ramesh; Navaratne, Kumari; Cavagnero, Eleonora; Seshadri, Shreelata Rao Disclosed

Chile - Health financing profile (English)

Chile's socio-economic development over recent decades has been accompanied by improving average health outcomes. Life expectancy at birth has risen from 55 years in 1955 to 78 years in 2012 and the infant mortality rate has fallen from 120 per 1,000 live births in 1955 to fewer than 8 in 2012, making its progress notable among upper-middle income Latin American countries. ... See More +

Brief 88345 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Cavagnero, Eleonora; Rajkumar, Sunil; Ferl, Katharina Disclosed

Costa Rica - Health financing profile (English)

Costa Rica is among the top performers in health outcomes in the Latin America region with life expectancy, fertility rates and infant mortality rates comparable to higher income Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations.1 Significant historical investment in clean water and sanitation (97% of Costa Rican households have potable water piped in and 95 percent have what is considered the highest level of sanitation facilities) together with fairly comprehensive primary health care coverage has contributed greatly to these positive health outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 88347 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Cavagnero, Eleonora; Ferl, Katharina; Rajkumar, Sunil Disclosed

Brazil - Health financing profile (English)

Over the last three decades, Brazil has made significant investments in social programs, including a comprehensive healthcare system. Since returning to democracy in 1985 and with the 1988 Constitution, quality healthcare has been explicitly identified as a right of citizenship and a responsibility of the government. ... See More +

Brief 88344 JAN 01, 2014

Rajkumar, A. Sunil; Cavagnero, Eleonora; Class, Deena; Ferl, Katharina Disclosed

Jamaica - Health financing profile (English)

Jamaica is the largest English-speaking Island in the Caribbean with a population of approximately 2.8 million. Though Jamaica's primary health care system was considered a model for the Caribbean region in the 1990's, the nation has lagged far behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goals related to reductions in child mortality and maternal mortality. ... See More +

Brief 88342 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Cavagnero, Eleonora; Rajkumar, Sunil; Ferl, Katharina Disclosed

Peru - Health financing profile (English)

In the past decade, Peru has shown great success in lowering child mortality and has reached near-universal coverage of immunizations (93 percent) and prenatal care (95 percent of women have at least one prenatal visit). ... See More +

Brief 88346 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Cavagnero, Eleonora; Rajkumar, Sunil; Ferl, Katharina Disclosed

Guatemala - Health Financing Profile (English)

Guatemala is an upper-middle income country in Central America. The Guatemalan Peace Accords ("Accord for a Firm and Lasting Peace") were signed on December 29, 1996 bringing to an end over three decades of civil war marked by high casualties, emigration, and internal displacement. ... See More +

Brief 89375 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Rajkumar, A. Sunil; Cavagnero, Eleonora Disclosed

Argentina - Health Financing Profile (English)

Argentina has one of the highest levels of GDP per capita in Latin America and has historically spent a considerable portion of GDP on health. ... See More +

Brief 89374 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Rajkumar, A. Sunil; Cavagnero, Eleonora Disclosed

Colombia - Health Financing Profile (English)

Colombia is an upper middle income nation of approximately 46 million which borders the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. Colombia's post-colonial history has been plagued by persistent civil conflict and social inequality, and the country has the world’s seventh-highest Gini coefficient. ... See More +

Brief 89377 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Rajkumar, A. Sunil; Cavagnero, Eleonora Disclosed

Mexico - Health Financing Profile (English)

Mexico is one of the largest countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region with a population of 113 million. GDP per capita is high by regional standards at over US$10,000. ... See More +

Brief 89376 JAN 01, 2014

Class, Deena; Rajkumar, A. Sunil; Cavagnero, Eleonora Disclosed

Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project : P120110 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR13068 DEC 27, 2013

Cavagnero,Eleonora Del Valle

Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project : P120110 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR9519 MAY 29, 2013

Cavagnero,Eleonora Del Valle

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Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Costa Rica (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 97416 Public Expenditure Review
Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica (English)
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JUN 14, 2015 97416 Public Expenditure Review
Health care in Sri Lanka : what can the private health sector offer? (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89954 Working Paper
Chile - Health financing profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88345 Brief
Costa Rica - Health financing profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88347 Brief
Brazil - Health financing profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88344 Brief
Jamaica - Health financing profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88342 Brief
Peru - Health financing profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88346 Brief
Guatemala - Health Financing Profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89375 Brief
Argentina - Health Financing Profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89374 Brief
Colombia - Health Financing Profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89377 Brief
Mexico - Health Financing Profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89376 Brief
Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project : P120110 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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DEC 27, 2013 ISR13068 Implementation Status and Results Report
Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project : P120110 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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MAY 29, 2013 ISR9519 Implementation Status and Results Report