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Diagnostic Study of Public Financial Management : To Strengthen Health Financing and Service Delivery in Bangladesh (English)

Robust public financial management (PFM) systems are crucial to ensure the efficacy and integrity of public health spending, thereby contributing to improved service coverage and financial protection, as required for achieving universal health coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper 137120 APR 01, 2019

Ahmed,Shakil - GHN19; Begum,Tahmina; Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Preventing, Detecting, and Deterring Fraud in Social Health Insurance Programs : Lessons from Selected Countries (English)

This paper draws lessons from anti-fraud experiences in social health insurance programs of six selected countries across the income spectrum: Indonesia, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Croatia, Turkey, and the United States. ... See More +

Working Paper 132559 NOV 01, 2018

Chabra, Sheena; Menon,Rekha; Postolovska,Iryna; Smith,Owen K.; Tandon,Ajay; Ulep,Valerie Gilbert T. Disclosed

India - Case Study on Institutional Arrangement for Detecting Fraud in Government Health Insurance Program : Anti-Fraud Efforts in Government-Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes in Four Indian States (English)

Health systems are highly vulnerable to integrity violations. Government-sponsored health insurance schemes (GSHISs) in India have received a major policy focus with the Government of India launching the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) in September 2018. ... See More +

Report AUS0000676 NOV 01, 2018

Nagaraj,Bathula Amith; Jha,Rajesh-000492667; Chhabra,Sheena; Gupta,Aloke; Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Achieving pro-poor universal health coverage without health financing reforms (English)

Sri Lanka’s health system has a long track record of strong performance. This case study describes the main features and achievements of Sri Lanka’s high-performing health system, to distill lessons for the rest of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 122814 JAN 01, 2018

Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Fiscal space for health in Bangladesh : towards universal health coverage (English)

A strong health financing system will be an important priority as Bangladesh seeks to meet theexpectations of its population and embrace its future as a middle-income country. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS17126 MAY 01, 2016

Smith,Owen K.; Vargas,Veronica; Ahmed,Sayem; Begum,Tahmina Disclosed

Going universal : how 24 developing countries are implementing universal health coverage reforms from the bottom up (English)

This book is based on systematic data collection among 26 universal health coverage (UHC) programs across 24 countries in the UHC studies. The main objective of this report is to document and analyze the experiences of 24 countries based on a systematic data collection that sought to capture in great detail how they are doing so. ... See More +

Publication 99455 SEP 01, 2015

Cotlear,Daniel; Nagpal,Somil; Smith,Owen K.; Tandon,Ajay; Cortez,Rafael A. Disclosed

The impact of targeted social assistance on labor market in Georgia : a regression discontinuity approach (English)

This report contributes not only to the existing literature, but also provides suggestions for future policy-design related to the TSA program in Georgia. ... See More +

Working Paper 98707 MAY 01, 2015

Kits,Barbara Viony; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Isik-Dikmelik,Aylin; Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Georgia's medical insurance program for the poor (English)

Georgia launched its Medical Insurance Program (MIP) for the poor in 2006. This program draws from general tax revenues to provide comprehensive, means-tested health insurance to the poorest 20 percent of the population as identified by a proxy means test. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 74998 JAN 01, 2013

Smith, Owen Disclosed

Getting better : improving health system outcomes in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This report is about how to improve health system outcomes in countries in the ECA region. Its draws on a wealth of new evidence to explore the challenges facing health sectors in ECA. ... See More +

Publication 78185 JAN 01, 2013

Nguyen,Son Nam; Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Learning from economic downturns : how to better assess, track, and mitigate the impact on the health sector (English)

Many countries around the world are moving toward universal health coverage, while navigating through periods of economic crisis. The impact of the economic downturn of 2008-09 on the health care sector has renewed efforts to make health systems more resilient during and after economic downturns. ... See More +

Publication 81593 JAN 01, 2013

Hou,Xiaohui; Lunes, Roberto F; Smith,Owen K.; Velenyi,Edit V.; Yazbeck,Abdo S. Disclosed

Mongolian red list of fishes (English)

The Mongolian red list of fishes is one of a number of publications resulting from activities under the World Bank's Netherlands-Mongolia Trust Fund for environmental reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 62765 JUN 21, 2011

Baasanjav, G.; Baillie, J. E. M.; Erdenebat, M.; Kottelat,Maurice; Mendsaikhan, B.; Ocock, J.; Smith,Owen K. Mongolian Disclosed

Mongolian red list of fishes (Mongolian)

The Mongolian red list of fishes is one of a number of publications resulting from activities under the World Bank's Netherlands-Mongolia Trust Fund for environmental reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 62765 JUN 21, 2011

Baasanjav, G.; Baillie, J. E. M.; Erdenebat, M.; Kottelat,Maurice; Mendsaikhan, B.; Ocock, J.; Smith,Owen K. English Disclosed

Georgia programmatic poverty (Vol. 2) : Technical Note 2 : Out of pocket payments for health (English)

This note analyzes the impact of the economic crisis in 2008 on poverty and well-being, government policies to mitigate the crisis, and possible future policies to better protect the poor and accelerate recovery. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 70584 JUN 28, 2010

Simler, Kenneth; Smith, Owen Disclosed

Georgia programmatic poverty : Technical note 1 : Poverty and crisis impact (English)

This note analyzes the impact of the economic crisis in 2008 on poverty and well-being, government policies to mitigate the crisis, and possible future policies to better protect the poor and accelerate recovery. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 70584 JUN 28, 2010

Simler, Kenneth; Smith, Owen Disclosed

Public policy and the challenge of chronic noncommunicable diseases (Russian)

Since the early 1990s, the importance of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to global health has gained increased recognition. This report contains an agenda for action in response to the growing economic, social, and health problems posed by NCDs. ... See More +

Publication 40527 NOV 17, 2008

Adeyi, Olusoji; Smith, Owen; Robles, Sylvia English, Spanish Disclosed

Public policy and the challenge of chronic noncommunicable diseases (English)

Since the early 1990s, the importance of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to global health has gained increased recognition. This report contains an agenda for action in response to the growing economic, social, and health problems posed by NCDs. ... See More +

Publication 40527 JAN 01, 2007

Adeyi, Olusoji; Smith, Owen; Robles, Sylvia Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Public policy and the challenge of chronic noncommunicable diseases : Las politicas publicas y los retos de las enfermedades cronicas no transmisibles (Spanish)

Since the early 1990s, the importance of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to global health has gained increased recognition. This report contains an agenda for action in response to the growing economic, social, and health problems posed by NCDs. ... See More +

Publication 40527 JAN 01, 2007

Adeyi, Olusoji; Smith, Owen; Robles, Sylvia English, Russian Disclosed

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Diagnostic Study of Public Financial Management : To Strengthen Health Financing and Service Delivery in Bangladesh (English)
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APR 01, 2019 137120 Working Paper
Preventing, Detecting, and Deterring Fraud in Social Health Insurance Programs : Lessons from Selected Countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132559 Working Paper
India - Case Study on Institutional Arrangement for Detecting Fraud in Government Health Insurance Program : Anti-Fraud Efforts in Government-Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes in Four Indian States (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 AUS0000676 Report
Sri Lanka - Achieving pro-poor universal health coverage without health financing reforms (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122814 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Fiscal space for health in Bangladesh : towards universal health coverage (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 AUS17126 Working Paper
Going universal : how 24 developing countries are implementing universal health coverage reforms from the bottom up (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99455 Publication
The impact of targeted social assistance on labor market in Georgia : a regression discontinuity approach (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98707 Working Paper
Georgia's medical insurance program for the poor (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 74998 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Getting better : improving health system outcomes in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78185 Publication
Learning from economic downturns : how to better assess, track, and mitigate the impact on the health sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81593 Publication
Mongolian red list of fishes (English)
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JUN 21, 2011 62765 Working Paper Mongolian
Mongolian red list of fishes (Mongolian)
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JUN 21, 2011 62765 Working Paper English
Georgia programmatic poverty (Vol. 2) : Technical Note 2 : Out of pocket payments for health (English)
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JUN 28, 2010 70584 Other Poverty Study
Georgia programmatic poverty : Technical note 1 : Poverty and crisis impact (English)
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JUN 28, 2010 70584 Other Poverty Study
Public policy and the challenge of chronic noncommunicable diseases (Russian)
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NOV 17, 2008 40527 Publication English, Spanish
Public policy and the challenge of chronic noncommunicable diseases (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40527 Publication Russian, Spanish
Public policy and the challenge of chronic noncommunicable diseases : Las politicas publicas y los retos de las enfermedades cronicas no transmisibles (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2007 40527 Publication English, Russian