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Charting a programmatic roadmap for sexual minority groups in India (English)

Discrimination and stigma are constant companions in the life of the rainbow people. Apart from the demand for decriminalization, the main issues that confront the community are discrimination and violence, recognition of alternative family structures, adoption and property rights, and access to social security measures including identity documentation, welfare schemes, and education and health services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 71270 JUL 01, 2012

Singh, Suneeta; Dasgupta, Sangita; Patankar, Pallav; Hiremath, Vijay; Claeson, Mariam; Chhabra, Vibha

Glue sniffing and other risky practices among street children in urban Bangladesh (English)

The inhalation of solvents among children and adolescents for recreational purposes has been a long standing problem in the developed world, although it is an emerging issue in South Asia, especially in urban areas. ... See More +

Health Sector Review 70431 NOV 27, 2011

Mahmud, Iffat; Ahsan, Karar Zunaid; Claeson, Mariam

Tackling HIV-related stigma and discrimination in South Asia (English)

Although HIV prevalence in South Asia is relatively low, the epidemic is growing among marginalized groups, including sex workers, injection drug users, men who have sex with men, and transgender communities. ... See More +

Publication 55841 JUL 06, 2010

Stangl, Anne; Carr, Dara; Brady, Laura; Eckhaus, Traci; Claeson, Mariam; Nyblade, Laura;

HIV and AIDS in South Asia : an economic development risk (English)

This book offers an original perspective on HIV and AIDS as a development issue in South Asia, a region with a heterogeneous epidemic and estimated national HIV prevalence rates of up to 0.5 percent. ... See More +

Publication 47608 FEB 19, 2009

Haacker, Markus; Claeson, Mariam;

Mapping and situation assessment of key populations at high risk of HIV in three cities of Afghanistan (English)

As yet, little is known about the HIV epidemic status and potential in Afghanistan. The country seems to be at an early epidemic phase with low HIV prevalence, but there are a number of underlying vulnerability factors that could lead to the conditions for epidemic expansion, including drug trafficking, the post-conflict situation with displacement of populations, a fledgling health care system, and a low level of knowledge and awareness about HIV/AIDS. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 43733 APR 01, 2008

Claeson, Mariam

Understanding the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Asia (English)

In thinking about how to support effective national HIV/AIDS responses in the countries of South Asia, an important starting place is a clear sense of the epidemicapos;s pattern and trends. ... See More +

Brief 37219 JUN 01, 2006

Wilson, David; Claeson, Mariam

Priorities in health (English)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Priorities in health (Russian)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] English, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Disease control priorities in developing countries (English)

The purpose of this book is to provide information about what works -- specifically, the cost-effectiveness of health interventions in a variety of settings. ... See More +

Publication 41460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T.; Breman, Joel G.; Measham, Anthony R.; Alleyne, George; Claeson, Mariam; Evans, David B.; Jha, Prabhat; Mills, Ann; Musgrove, Philip

Priorities in health : Priorites en matiere de sante (French)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese

Priorities in health : Prioridades em saude (Portuguese)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] English, Russian, Spanish, French

Priorities in health : Las prioridades de la salud (Spanish)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] English, Russian, Portuguese, French

Public health in the Middle East and North Africa : meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century (English)

This report documents the main highlights and findings from the Middle East Regional Symposium, quot;Meeting the Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century in the Middle East and North Africa/Eastern Mediterranean Regionquot;, held in Beirut in June 2002. ... See More +

Publication 29163 MAY 10, 2004

Salhab, Nisrine; Yartey, Juliana; Rawaf, Salman; Musgrove, Philip; Claeson, Mariam; Kickbusch, Ilona; Jenkins, Carol; Robalino, David; Downing, Andrew; Sadrizadeh, Bijan; Pierre-Louis, Anne M. [editor]; Akala, Francisca Ayodeji [editor]; Karam, Hadia Samaha [editor]

The millennium development goals for health - rising to the challenges (English)

The extent of premature death and ill health in the developing world is staggering. In 2000 almost 11 million children died before their fifth birthday, an estimated 140 million children under five are underweight, 3 million died from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis claimed another 2 million lives, and 515,000 women died during pregnancy or child birth in 1995, almost all of them in the developing world. ... See More +

Publication 29673 JAN 01, 2004

Wagstaff, Adam; Claeson, Mariam

Inequalitites in child health : are we narrowing the gap? (English)

This paper reviews what is known about the causes of socioeconomic inequalities in child health and thus the points where programs aimed at reducing child health inequalities should be focused. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29231 MAY 01, 2003

Wagstaff, Adam; Bustreo, Flavia; Bryce, Jennifer; Claeson, Mariam; Axelsson, Henrik

Public health and World Bank operations (English)

The twentieth century witnessed greater gains in health, nutrition and population outcomes than at any other time in history. These gains are partly the result of improvements in income and education, with accompanying improvements in nutrition, access to contraceptives, hygiene, housing, water supplies and sanitation. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 26522 JAN 01, 2003

Preker, Alexander S. [editor]; Claeson, Mariam; Elmendorf, A. Edward; Miller, Daniel S.; Musgrove, Philip Russian

Public health and World Bank operations (Russian)

The twentieth century witnessed greater gains in health, nutrition and population outcomes than at any other time in history. These gains are partly the result of improvements in income and education, with accompanying improvements in nutrition, access to contraceptives, hygiene, housing, water supplies and sanitation. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 26522 JAN 01, 2003

Preker, Alexander S. [editor]; Claeson, Mariam; Elmendorf, A. Edward; Miller, Daniel S.; Musgrove, Philip English

Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication WDP433 MAY 01, 2002

Hnin Hnin Pyne; Claeson, Mariam; Correia, Maria

Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication WDP435 MAY 01, 2002

Hnin Hnin Pyne; Claeson, Mariam; Correia, Maria English

Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication WDP435 MAR 01, 2002

Hnin Hnin Pyne; Claeson, Mariam; Correia, Maria Spanish

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Charting a programmatic roadmap for sexual minority groups in India (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 71270 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Glue sniffing and other risky practices among street children in urban Bangladesh (English)
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NOV 27, 2011 70431 Health Sector Review
Tackling HIV-related stigma and discrimination in South Asia (English)
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JUL 06, 2010 55841 Publication
HIV and AIDS in South Asia : an economic development risk (English)
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FEB 19, 2009 47608 Publication
Mapping and situation assessment of key populations at high risk of HIV in three cities of Afghanistan (English)
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APR 01, 2008 43733 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Understanding the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Asia (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37219 Brief
Priorities in health (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Priorities in health (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication English, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Disease control priorities in developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 41460 Publication
Priorities in health : Priorites en matiere de sante (French)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese
Priorities in health : Prioridades em saude (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, French
Priorities in health : Las prioridades de la salud (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication English, Russian, Portuguese, French
Public health in the Middle East and North Africa : meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century (English)
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MAY 10, 2004 29163 Publication
The millennium development goals for health - rising to the challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 29673 Publication
Inequalitites in child health : are we narrowing the gap? (English)
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MAY 01, 2003 29231 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Public health and World Bank operations (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 26522 Departmental Working Paper Russian
Public health and World Bank operations (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2003 26522 Departmental Working Paper English
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2002 WDP433 Publication
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2002 WDP435 Publication English
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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MAR 01, 2002 WDP435 Publication Spanish