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Moving toward universal coverage of social health insurance in Vietnam : assessment and options (English)

To address the growth in resultant out-of-pocket (OOP) payments and associated problems of financial barriers to access, the government issued several policies aimed at expanding coverage throughout the 1990s and 2000s, particularly for the poor and other vulnerable groups. ... See More +

Publication 89066 JUN 20, 2014

Somanathan, Aparnaa; Tandon, Ajay; Dao, Huong Lan; Hurt, Kari L.; Fuenzalida-Puelma, Hernan L.

Supply-side readiness for universal health coverage : assessing the depth of coverage for non-communicable diseases in Indonesia (English)

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for the largest share of the overall burden of disease in Indonesia. There are several challenges facing effective implementation of universal health coverage (UHC) in Indonesia, both from a health financing and a service delivery perspective. ... See More +

Policy Paper 88523 JUN 01, 2014

Kosen, Soewarta; Tarigan, Ingan; Usman, Yuslely; Suryati, Tati; Indriasih, Endang; Harimat; Muas, Idawati; Widyastuti, Retno; Luciana, Merry; Rosita, Tita; Hapsari, Dwi; Tandon, Ajay; Yap, Wei Aun; Pambudi, Eko

Reprioritizing government spending on health : pushing an elephant up the stairs? (English)

Countries vary widely with respect to the share of government spending on health, a metric that can serve as a proxy for the extent to which health is prioritized by governments. ... See More +

Working Paper 85773 JAN 01, 2014

Tandon, Ajay; Fleisher, Lisa; Li, Rong; Yap, Wei Aun

Lao PDR economic monitor : sustaining growth - maintaining macroeconomic stability (English)

The Lao economy is projected to grow at 8 percent in 2013. The hydropower sector (both completed projects in operation and projects in the construction or development phase), construction, food processing, and services sectors remain the major contributors to this growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 79158 JUN 01, 2013

Phimmahasay, Keomanivone; Davading, Somneuk; Vongviengkham, Saysanith; Nguyen, Van Minh; April, Leah; Anantavrasilpa, Ratchada; Nghardsaysone, Konesawang; Record, Richard; Larsen, Morten; Tandon, Ajay; Rodriguez, U-Primo E.; Hutton, Guy Laotian

Lao PDR economic monitor : sustaining growth - maintaining macroeconomic stability (Laotian)

The Lao economy is projected to grow at 8 percent in 2013. The hydropower sector (both completed projects in operation and projects in the construction or development phase), construction, food processing, and services sectors remain the major contributors to this growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 79158 JUN 01, 2013

Phimmahasay, Keomanivone; Davading, Somneuk; Vongviengkham, Saysanith; Nguyen, Van Minh; April, Leah; Anantavrasilpa, Ratchada; Nghardsaysone, Konesawang; Record, Richard; Larsen, Morten; Tandon, Ajay; Rodriguez, U-Primo E.; Hutton, Guy English

The nuts and bolts of Jamkesmas - Indonesia's government-financed health coverage program for the poor and near-poor (English)

This case study describes and assesses Jamkesmas, Indonesia's government-financed health coverage program for the poor and near-poor. It provides a detailed description of the scope, depth, and breadth of coverage provided under Jamkesmas, and highlights ways in which the program interacts with the rest of Indonesia's health system. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 74996 JAN 01, 2013

Tandon, Ajay; Harimurti, Pandu; Pambudi, Eko; Pigazzini, Anna

Actuarial costing of universal health insurance coverage in Indonesia : options and preliminary results (English)

This series is produced by the Health, Nutrition, and Population family (HNP) of the World Bank's Human Development Network (HDN). The papers in this series aim to provide a vehicle for publishing preliminary and unpolished results on HNP topics to encourage discussion and debate. ... See More +

Working Paper 61692 APR 01, 2011

Rokx, Claudia; Wiener, Mitch; Schieber, George; Tandon, Ajay; Harimurti, Pandu; Pambudi, Eko; Guerard, Yves

Government health financing in India : challenges in achieving ambitious goals (English)

The Government of India has publicly committed to a doubling or trebling of government health spending by 2012 and launched a major program, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), to help spend the additional funds and achieve better health outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 59886 DEC 01, 2010

Tandon, Ajay; Ahuja, Rajeev; Sparkes, Susan; Gottret, Pablo; Berman, Peter

Financing universal coverage : assessing fiscal space for health (English)

In 2004, the Government of Indonesia made a commitment to provide its entire population with health insurance coverage. Attaining universal health insurance coverage in Indonesia is likely to require significant increases in public expenditure outlays for health. ... See More +

Brief 59474 SEP 01, 2010

Tandon, Ajay

Fiscal space for health in Uganda (English)

This report reviews performance of Uganda's health sector and assesses options for increasing total health spending and improving efficiency of health spending to improve health, nutrition, and population outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 53647 APR 05, 2010

Okwero, Peter; Tandon, Ajay; Sparkes, Susan; McLaughlin, Julie; Hoogeveen, Johannes G.;

Assessing public expenditure on health from a fiscal space perspective (English)

This document delineates a simple conceptual framework for assessing fiscal space for health and provides an illustrative roadmap for guiding such assessments. ... See More +

Working Paper 56053 FEB 01, 2010

Tandon, Ajay; Cashin, Cheryl;

Health financing in Indonesia : a reform road map (English)

Indonesia is at a critical stage in the development and modernization of its health system. The government of Indonesia has made major improvements over the past four decades, but struggles to maintain and continue to improve important health outcomes for the poor and achieve the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Publication 50174 AUG 03, 2009

Rokx, Claudia; Schieber, George; Tandon, Ajay; Harimurti, Pandu; Somanathan, Aparnaa

The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) (English)

Included in this issue: In praise of purchasing power parties (PPP) comparisons. Remarks of International Comparison Program (ICP) anniversary Interviews Alan Hestoland Robert summers. ... See More +

Newsletter 43814 MAR 01, 2008

Trewin, Dennis; Giovannini, Enrico; Timmer, Marcel P.; Tandon, Ajay; Locas, Robert E.; Heston, Alan; Summers, Robert; Ward, Michael; Vogel, Fred; Arl, Bart van; Fenwick, David; Ruiz, Francisco; Whitestone, Ben; Maria, Melo Quintslr; Murria, Christopher JL; Bevacque, Graciela; Fantin, Marina; Maddison, Angus; Ericta, Carmelita N.; Bello, Abdullateef Spanish, French, Arabic

The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) (Arabic)

Included in this issue: In praise of purchasing power parties (PPP) comparisons. Remarks of International Comparison Program (ICP) anniversary Interviews Alan Hestoland Robert summers. ... See More +

Newsletter 43814 MAR 01, 2008

Trewin, Dennis; Giovannini, Enrico; Timmer, Marcel P.; Tandon, Ajay; Locas, Robert E.; Heston, Alan; Summers, Robert; Ward, Michael; Vogel, Fred; Arl, Bart van; Fenwick, David; Ruiz, Francisco; Whitestone, Ben; Maria, Melo Quintslr; Murria, Christopher JL; Bevacque, Graciela; Fantin, Marina; Maddison, Angus; Ericta, Carmelita N.; Bello, Abdullateef English, Spanish, French

The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) : Bulletin du ICP Vol. 5 (No. 1) (French)

Included in this issue: In praise of purchasing power parties (PPP) comparisons. Remarks of International Comparison Program (ICP) anniversary Interviews Alan Hestoland Robert summers. ... See More +

Newsletter 43814 MAR 01, 2008

Trewin, Dennis; Giovannini, Enrico; Timmer, Marcel P.; Tandon, Ajay; Locas, Robert E.; Heston, Alan; Summers, Robert; Ward, Michael; Vogel, Fred; Arl, Bart van; Fenwick, David; Ruiz, Francisco; Whitestone, Ben; Maria, Melo Quintslr; Murria, Christopher JL; Bevacque, Graciela; Fantin, Marina; Maddison, Angus; Ericta, Carmelita N.; Bello, Abdullateef English, Spanish, Arabic

The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) : Boletin del ICP Vol. 5 (No. 1) (Spanish)

Included in this issue: In praise of purchasing power parties (PPP) comparisons. Remarks of International Comparison Program (ICP) anniversary Interviews Alan Hestoland Robert summers. ... See More +

Newsletter 43814 MAR 01, 2008

Trewin, Dennis; Giovannini, Enrico; Timmer, Marcel P.; Tandon, Ajay; Locas, Robert E.; Heston, Alan; Summers, Robert; Ward, Michael; Vogel, Fred; Arl, Bart van; Fenwick, David; Ruiz, Francisco; Whitestone, Ben; Maria, Melo Quintslr; Murria, Christopher JL; Bevacque, Graciela; Fantin, Marina; Maddison, Angus; Ericta, Carmelita N.; Bello, Abdullateef English, French, Arabic

Good practices in health financing : lessons from reforms in low and middle-income countries (English)

This volume focuses on nine countries that have completed, or are well along in the process of carrying out, major health financing reforms. These countries have significantly expanded their people's health care coverage or maintained such coverage after prolonged political or economic shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 52905 JAN 01, 2008

Schieber, George J.; Tandon, Ajay; Fleisher, Lisa K.; Gottret, Pablo; Waters, Hugh R.; Leive, Adam

Health and labor productivity : the economic impact of onchocercal skin disease (English)

Teams from two institutions studied the economic impact of health status on productivity and income. They studied whether onchocercal skin disease caused economic damage to the labor force at a coffee plantation in southwest Ethiopia, and how much. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1836 OCT 31, 1997

Aehyung Kim; Tandon, Ajay; Hailu, Asrat

Cost-benefit analysis of the Global Dracunculiasis Eradication Campaign (GDEC) (English)

Dracunculiasis (or Guinea worm disease) was endemic in several African countries as well as in India, Pakistan, and Yemen. The past decade, however, has seen a remarkable decline in the incidence of dracunculiasis as a result of the Global Dracunculiasis Eradication Campaign. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1835 OCT 31, 1997

Aehyung Kim; Tandon, Ajay; Ruiz-Tiben, Ernesto

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Moving toward universal coverage of social health insurance in Vietnam : assessment and options (English)
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JUN 20, 2014 89066 Publication
Supply-side readiness for universal health coverage : assessing the depth of coverage for non-communicable diseases in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88523 Policy Paper
Reprioritizing government spending on health : pushing an elephant up the stairs? (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85773 Working Paper
Lao PDR economic monitor : sustaining growth - maintaining macroeconomic stability (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79158 Economic Updates and Modeling Laotian
Lao PDR economic monitor : sustaining growth - maintaining macroeconomic stability (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2013 79158 Economic Updates and Modeling English
The nuts and bolts of Jamkesmas - Indonesia's government-financed health coverage program for the poor and near-poor (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 74996 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Actuarial costing of universal health insurance coverage in Indonesia : options and preliminary results (English)
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APR 01, 2011 61692 Working Paper
Government health financing in India : challenges in achieving ambitious goals (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 59886 Working Paper
Financing universal coverage : assessing fiscal space for health (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 59474 Brief
Fiscal space for health in Uganda (English)
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APR 05, 2010 53647 Publication
Assessing public expenditure on health from a fiscal space perspective (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 56053 Working Paper
Health financing in Indonesia : a reform road map (English)
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AUG 03, 2009 50174 Publication
The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 43814 Newsletter Spanish, French, Arabic
The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) (Arabic)
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MAR 01, 2008 43814 Newsletter English, Spanish, French
The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) : Bulletin du ICP Vol. 5 (No. 1) (French)
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MAR 01, 2008 43814 Newsletter English, Spanish, Arabic
The ICP Bulletin Vol. 5 (No. 1) : Boletin del ICP Vol. 5 (No. 1) (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2008 43814 Newsletter English, French, Arabic
Good practices in health financing : lessons from reforms in low and middle-income countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 52905 Working Paper
Health and labor productivity : the economic impact of onchocercal skin disease (English)
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OCT 31, 1997 WPS1836 Policy Research Working Paper
Cost-benefit analysis of the Global Dracunculiasis Eradication Campaign (GDEC) (English)
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OCT 31, 1997 WPS1835 Policy Research Working Paper