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Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)

Urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace in Bangladesh, accompanied by the proliferation of slum settlements, whose residents have special health needs given the adverse social, economic, and public environmental conditions they face. ... See More +

Publication 122330 DEC 28, 2017

Govindaraj,Ramesh; Raju,Dhushyanth; Secci,Federica; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Frere,Jean-Jacques Disclosed

Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and governance (English)

Urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace in Bangladesh, accompanied by the proliferation of slum settlements, whose residents have special health needs given the adverse social, economic, and public environmental conditions they face. ... See More +

Working Paper 122294 DEC 24, 2017

Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Raju,Dhushyanth; Govindaraj,Ramesh; Secci,Federica; Frere,Jean-Jacques Disclosed

Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)

South Asia Region (SAR) has decreased maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 65 percent between 1990 and 2013, which was the greatest progress among all world regions. ... See More +

Publication 110354 NOV 17, 2016

El-Saharty,Sameh; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Ohno,Naoko; Sarker,Intissar Disclosed

Achieving MDGS 4 and 5 : Nepal progress on maternal and child health (English)

Nepal has achieved its targets for MDGs 4 and 5a. Maternal mortality declined from 790 to an estimated 190 deaths per 100,000 live births between 1990 and 2013 an impressive 76 percent decline. ... See More +

Brief 92274 AUG 01, 2014

Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Cortez,Rafael A.; Saadat,Seemeen; Sarker,Intissar; Voetberg,Albertus Disclosed

Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality (English)

Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015. Evidence exists on the investments, interventions and enabling policies required. ... See More +

Journal Article 102484 JUN 05, 2014

Shyama Kuruvilla; Schweitzer,Julian F.; Bishai,David M; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Daniele Caramani; Frost,Laura; Cortez,Rafael A.; Bernadette Daelmans; Andres de Francisco; Taghreed Adam; Robert Cohen; Y Natalia Alfonso; Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki; Saadat,Seemeen; Beth Anne Pratt; Beatrice Eugster; Sarah Bandali; Venkatachalam,Pritha; Rachael Hinton; Murray,John M.; Arscott-Mills,Sharon; Henrik Axelson; Blerta Maliqi; Sarker,Intissar; Lakshminarayanan,Rama; Troy Jacobs; Susan Jacks; Nunn,Rachel Elizabeth Mason; Abdul Ghaffar,Jeehan Nawaf Abdul Malik; Nicholas Mays; Carole Presern; Bustreo,Flavia Disclosed

Maternal and child survival : findings from five countries experience in addressing maternal and child health challenges (English)

Considerable progress has been made towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) since 1990. Although advances in improving MDG 4 and MDG 5a (reducing child and maternal mortality, respectively) have been made, progress is some countries have been insufficient. ... See More +

Working Paper 91294 MAY 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Saadat, Seemeen; Chowdhury, Sadia; Sarker, Intissar Disclosed

Economics and ethics of results-based financing for family planning : evidence and policy implications (English)

This paper was developed for World Bank task team leaders (TTLs) and teams designing results-based financing (RBF) programs in family planning (FP). ... See More +

Working Paper 84663 DEC 01, 2013

Chowdhury, Sadia; Vergeer, Petra; Schmidt, Harald; Barroy, Helene; Bishai, David; Halpern, Scott Disclosed

Fertility decline in Algeria 1980-2006 : a case study (English)

Like other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region, Algeria has undergone a demographic transition. But Algeria's fertility decline defies conventional explanation. ... See More +

Working Paper 63073 AUG 23, 2010

Lewis, Robbyn; Chowdhury, Sadia A Disclosed

Fertility decline in the Islamic Republic of Iran 1980-2006 : a case study (English)

Despite its volatile history, the Islamic Republic of Iran has performed well on social indicators, especially in providing basic services such as health care and education. ... See More +

Working Paper 63075 AUG 23, 2010

Saadat, Seemeen; Chowdhury, Sadia A; Mehryar, Amir Disclosed

Fertility decline in Botswana 1980-2006 : a case study (English)

Botswana has had a stable democratic government and good governance since independence in 1966. With a sustained high average economic growth (about 9 percent) fueled by the diamond mining industry, it is the only country in Africa listed among the 13 'economic miracles' of the world for 1960-2005. ... See More +

Working Paper 63074 AUG 23, 2010

Mills, Samuel L; Leburu, Veronica; El-Halabi, Shenaaz; Mokganya, Lesego; Chowdhury, Sadia A Disclosed

Fertility decline in Nicaragua, 1980-2006 : a case study (English)

Nicaragua, a largely urban country (56 percent of the population lives in urban areas), is one of the least populous (5.53 million) and poorest countries in Central
America. ... See More +

Working Paper 63072 MAY 01, 2010

Vatsia, Usha; Chowdhury, Sadia Disclosed

Fertility decline in Pakistan 1980-2006 : a case study (English)

Pakistan was selected as a case study because of its estimated 40 percent decline in fertility between 1980 and 2006. Pakistan's high fertility rate began to decline gradually after the late 1980s and has continued to fall since then, though progress has been uneven and there have been signs of a slowdown in recent years. ... See More +

63071 MAY 01, 2010

Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Haq,Inaam Ul; Karim,Mehtab S.; Ohno,Naoko Disclosed

Fertility regulation behaviors and their costs : contraception and unintended pregnancies in Africa (English)

The report consists of three parts: global trends in fertility, contraceptive use and unintended pregnancies; studies of two regions (Africa and Eastern Europe/Central Asia) and two countries (Nigeria and Kazakhstan) on the costs of fertility regulation behaviors and provider attitudes towards contraceptive use. ... See More +

Working Paper 42795 DEC 01, 2007

Lule, Elizabeth; Singh, Susheela; Chowdhury, Sadia Afroze Disclosed

Educating for health : using incentive-based salaries to teach oral rehydration therapy (English)

In Bangladesh an education program aimed at teaching mothers how to prepare and use oral rehydration solution to treat diarrhea relied on output-based incentives to ensure that the teaching was effective. ... See More +

Viewpoint 24543 AUG 01, 2001

Chowdhury, Sadia Disclosed

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Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 122330 Publication
Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and governance (English)
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DEC 24, 2017 122294 Working Paper
Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)
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NOV 17, 2016 110354 Publication
Achieving MDGS 4 and 5 : Nepal progress on maternal and child health (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92274 Brief
Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 102484 Journal Article
Maternal and child survival : findings from five countries experience in addressing maternal and child health challenges (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 91294 Working Paper
Economics and ethics of results-based financing for family planning : evidence and policy implications (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 84663 Working Paper
Fertility decline in Algeria 1980-2006 : a case study (English)
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AUG 23, 2010 63073 Working Paper
Fertility decline in the Islamic Republic of Iran 1980-2006 : a case study (English)
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AUG 23, 2010 63075 Working Paper
Fertility decline in Botswana 1980-2006 : a case study (English)
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AUG 23, 2010 63074 Working Paper
Fertility decline in Nicaragua, 1980-2006 : a case study (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 63072 Working Paper
Fertility decline in Pakistan 1980-2006 : a case study (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 63071
Fertility regulation behaviors and their costs : contraception and unintended pregnancies in Africa (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 42795 Working Paper
Educating for health : using incentive-based salaries to teach oral rehydration therapy (English)
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AUG 01, 2001 24543 Viewpoint