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Disease control priorities : improving health and reducing poverty (English)

As the culminating volume in the DCP3 series, volume 9 will provide an overview of DCP3 findings and methods, a summary of messages and substantive lessons to be taken from DCP3, and a further discussion of cross-cutting and synthesizing topics across the first eight volumes. ... See More +

Publication 121615 DEC 06, 2017

Mock, Charles N.; Gelband, Hellen; Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Horton,Susan E.; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Jha,Prabhat K. Disclosed

Major infectious diseases (English)

Infectious diseases were responsible for the largest global burden of premature death and disability until the end of the twentieth century, when that distinction passed to noncommunicable diseases. ... See More +

Publication 121003 NOV 03, 2017

Ahmed,Saeed; Abrams,Elaine J.; Thirumurthy,Harsha; Levin,Carol; Cohen,Justin; Wells,Tim; Nwankwo,Uzoma; Holmes,King K.; Crane,Heidi; Walensky,Rochelle P.; Peeling,Rosanna W.; Mabey,David; Hensen,Bernadette; Bollinger,Lori Ann; White,Richard Graham; Baird,Sarah Jane; Garrison Jr.,Louis P.; Lenk,Edeltraud; Miller-Petrie,Molly; Bertozzi,Stefano; Granich,Reuben; Casper,Corey; Harripersaud,Katherine; El-Sadr,Wafaa M.; Dallabetta,Gina; Revill,Paul; Gregson,Simon A. J.; Aral,Sevgi O.; Salomon,Joshua; Volchenkov,Grigory; Wilson,Douglas; Castro,Marcia; Crump,John A.; Gelband,Hellen; Padian,Nancy; Holmes,Charles B.; Hargreaves,James R.; Taaffe,Jessica Elizabeth; Mayaud,Philippe; Fraser,Hamish; Rubin,Eric; Makomva,Kudzai; Wiedeman,Danielle; Money,Deborah; Hallett,Timothy B.; Garnett,Geoff P.; Yadav,Prashant; Newby,Gretchen; Tatarsky,Allison; Feachem, Richard G.; Tediosi,Fabrizio; Lengeler,Christian Philipp; Horton,Susan E.; Danforth,Kristen; Baxi,Sanjiv; Menon,Manoj; Harris,Kate L.; Wilson,David; Kahn,James G.; Cohen,Ted; Gomez,Gabriela B.; Cotter,Chris; Gosling,Roly; de Vlas,Sake J.; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Bloom,Barry R.; DeMaria,Lisa M.; McNairy,Margaret; Barnighausen,Till; Garcia,Patricia J.; Kinuthia,John Muratha; Enstone,Joanne E.; Knight,Gwen; Shretta,Rima; Liu,Jenny; Tanner,Marcel; Newton,Paul N.; Pant,Suraj; Jha,Prabhat K.; John-Stewart,Grace; Krishnaratne,Shari; Santos,Michael; Stover,John; Marseille,Elliot Alexander; Chesson,Harrell W.; Atun,Rifat A.; Dye,Christopher; Murray,Megan; Nardell,Edward; Vassall,Anna; Dolenz,Charlotte; Menard,Didier; Phillips,Allison; Lubell,Yoel; Babigumira,Joseph B.; Wiktor,Stefan Z.; Fitzpatrick,Christopher; Bundy,Donald A. P. Disclosed

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (English)

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) has been a priority for both governments and civil society in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). ... See More +

Publication 104777 APR 11, 2016

Black, Robert E; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Temmerman, Marleen; Walker,Pat Neff; Bustreo,Flavia; Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Gelband, Hellen; Horton,Susan E.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Mock, Charles N. Disclosed

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders (English)

Mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders contribute approximately 10 percent of the global burden of disease. They often run a chronic course, are highly disabling, and are associated with significant premature mortality. ... See More +

Publication 104282 MAR 10, 2016

Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Gelband, Hellen; Horton,Susan E.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Mock, Charles N. Disclosed

Disease control priorities : third edition - cancer (English)

At the 2012 World Health Assembly, member states agreed to a goal of reducing rates of premature death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25 percent by 2025, starting from a 2008 baseline (WHO 2011a, 2011b). ... See More +

Publication 100382 JAN 01, 2015

Horton,Susan E.; Jamison,Dean T.; Sankaranarayanan, Rengaswamy; Jha,Prabhat K. Disclosed

Scaling up nutrition : what will it cost? (English)

Undernutrition imposes a staggering cost worldwide, both in human and economic terms. It is responsible for the deaths of more than 3.5 million children each year (more than one-third of all deaths among children under five) and the loss of billions of dollars in forgone productivity and avoidable health care spending. ... See More +

Publication 51835 NOV 06, 2009

Horton, Susan; Shekar, Meera; McDonald, Christine; Mahal, Ajay; Krystene Brooks, Jana Disclosed

East Asian labor markets and the economic crisis : impacts, responses, and lessons (English)

The sudden, and often painful consequences of the financial crisis in East and Southern Asia, led to disappearing employment, and earning opportunities in the formal sector, reduced incomes, and meager social assistance. ... See More +

Project Information Document 21904 FEB 28, 2001

Betcherman, Gordon [editor]; Islam, Rizwanul [editor]; Tunekawa, Kenji; Bhattacharya, Gopal; Dhanani, Shafiq; Iacono, Max; Mehran, Farhad; Mukhopadhyay, Swapna; Phan Thuy; Soon-Hie Hang; Keum, Jaeho; Dong-Heon Kim; Gonggyun Shin; Mansor, Norma; Tan Eu Chye; Boehanoeddin, Ali; Said, Fatimah; Saad Mohd Said; Esguerra, Jude; Balisacan, Arsenio; Confessor, Nieves; Mahmood, Moazam; Aryah,Gosah; Dar, Amit; Luinstra, Amy; Makoto Ogawa; Cox Edwards, Alexandra; Manning, Chris; Horton, Susan; Mazumdar, Dipak; Campbell, Duncan; Naoyuki Kameyama Disclosed

Labor markets in an era of adjustment : case studies (English)

This volume is one of two volumes resulting from a large research project undertaken by the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank. This volume includes twelve case studies that examine the effects of adjustment on labour markets in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 13470 JUL 31, 1994

Horton, Susan; Kanbur, Ravi; Mazumdar, Dipak

Labor markets in an era of adjustment : issues papers (English)

This volume is one of two volumes based on a series of five conferences and the result of a large research project undertaken by the Economic Development Institute (EDI) of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 13404 MAY 31, 1994

Horton, Susan; Kanbur, Ravi; Mazumdar, Dipak [editors]

Unit costs, cost - effectiveness, and financing of nutrition interventions (English)

The author summarizes what is known about unit costs, the cost structure, cost-effectiveness, and financing of eight nutrition interventions: maternal and child health (MCH) feeding, school feeding, nutrition education, the promotion of breastfeeding, targeted food subsidies, micronutrient supplementation, micronutrient fortification, and growth monitoring. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS952 AUG 31, 1992

Horton, Susan

Labor markets in an era of adjustment : an overview (English)

The authors have written an overview of 19 papers in a symposium devoted to an examination of the interaction between labor markets and adjustment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS694 MAY 31, 1991

Horton, Susan; Kanbur, Ravi; Mazumdar, Dipak