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The challenge of non-communicable diseases and road traffic injuries in Sub-Saharan Africa : an overview (English)

This report draws on a comprehensive review of the literature and on input from policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to address four questions: (1) how is the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and road traffic injuries (RTIs) changing the epidemiology of Sub-Saharan Africa? ... See More +

Working Paper 79293 JUN 01, 2013

Farrington, Jill L.; Marquez, Patricio V.

Toward a healthy and harmonious life in China : stemming the rising tide of non-communicable diseases (English)

China's 12th five-year plan (2011-2015) aims to promote inclusive, equitable growth and development by placing an increased emphasis on human development. ... See More +

Working Paper 63426 JUL 05, 2011

Wang, Shiyong; Marquez, Patricio; Langenbrunner, John Chinese

Toward a healthy and harmonious life in China : stemming the rising tide of non-communicable diseases (Chinese)

China's 12th five-year plan (2011-2015) aims to promote inclusive, equitable growth and development by placing an increased emphasis on human development. ... See More +

Working Paper 63426 JUL 05, 2011

Wang, Shiyong; Marquez, Patricio; Langenbrunner, John English

Poland - Transport policy note : Toward a sustainable land transport sector (English)

This Policy Note addresses strategic issues facing Poland’s transport sector. Despite recent growth and integration within the European Union (EU), the overall quality and efficiency of transport infrastructure and services is still poor. ... See More +

Policy Note 59715 FEB 01, 2011

Podolske,Richard; Eun,Jung; Marquez,Patricio; Giemza,Jaroslaw; Olievschi,Vasile; Strand,Jukka-Pekka; Czapski,Radoslaw; Mircheva,Borislava; Cuttaree,Vickram; Shrestha,Anita

Restructuring regional health systems in Russia (English)

The delivery of health services in Russia is a federal, regional and municipal responsibility. Reform of the regional health systems, which suffer from over-reliance on curative and inpatient care, deteriorating infrastructure and equipment, and poor quality of services, is a major challenge for the country. ... See More +

Brief 58558 OCT 06, 2010

Lebedeva, Nadezhda; Marquez, Patricio V.

Battle against tuberculosis : some gains in Russia (English)

Across Russia, the deep socio-economic crisis of the 1990s and early 2000s provided fertile ground for the spread of Tuberculosis (TB). Indeed, as noted, 'people who were already living very precariously saw their real incomes drop by 25 percent to 30 percent at a time when government spending was also falling.' ... See More +

Brief 58557 SEP 01, 2010

Grechukha, Vladimir A.; Marquez, Patricio V.; Jakubowiak, Wieslaw; Pashkevich, Dmitry D.

Dangerous roads : Russia's safety challenge (English)

As in many countries of the Europe and Central Asia Region (ECA), vehicle ownership in Russia has grown faster in the last decade than the decline in the rate of fatalities per vehicle. ... See More +

Brief 56707 JUL 01, 2010

Bliss, Anthony G.; Marquez, Patricio V.

Redesigning health care in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) : some lessons from the UK (English)

The countries in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) have been struggling to deliver good, affordable health care to their populations. Indeed, life expectancy gains in the region have been significantly lower than in other middle or high-income countries, and in some ECA countries the relative low level of public sector funding to cover the cost of free medical care that is already promised by the governments to their citizens has consistently hindered access to quality services and led to a significant increase in out-of-pocket spending by patients for healthcare. ... See More +

Brief 56705 JUN 01, 2010

Cutler, Derek; Doyle, Nick; Chalkidou, Kalipso; Marquez, Patricio

Action needed : spiraling drug prices empty Russian pockets (English)

In large measure, this is due to the relatively low level of public health spending in the country (about 3.6 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2008) that underlines the significant gap between the constitutional commitment to a range of medical care services and the actual funding to pay for them. ... See More +

Brief 53325 FEB 01, 2010

Bonch-Osmolovskiy, Mikhail; Marquez, Patricio Russian

Confronting "death on wheels" : making roads safe in Europe and Central Asia - establishing multisectoral partnerships to address a silent epidemic (Russian)

This report provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities in addressing road safety in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region. It presents information on the size, characteristics, and causes of the problem; presents evidence on the effectiveness of measures that countries world-wide have adopted to improve road safety; briefly describes current international road safety policy; and discusses a range of strategies and actions that could be undertaken by the World Bank in coordination and partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), multilateral development banks, other international agencies and donors, as well as with private and civil society institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 51667 JAN 01, 2010

Marquez, Patricio; Banjo, George; Chesheva, Elena; Muzira, Stephen; English

Confronting "death on wheels" : making roads safe in Europe and Central Asia - establishing multisectoral partnerships to address a silent epidemic (English)

This report provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities in addressing road safety in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region. It presents information on the size, characteristics, and causes of the problem; presents evidence on the effectiveness of measures that countries world-wide have adopted to improve road safety; briefly describes current international road safety policy; and discusses a range of strategies and actions that could be undertaken by the World Bank in coordination and partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), multilateral development banks, other international agencies and donors, as well as with private and civil society institutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 51667 JAN 01, 2010

Marquez, Patricio; Banjo, George; Chesheva, Elena; Muzira, Stephen; Russian

Confronting 'death on wheels' : making roads safe in ECA (English)

Road traffic injuries (RTIs) have become a major public health challenge in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). About 90 percent of the 1.3 million deaths and 50 million injuries from road traffic crashes worldwide each year occur in LMICs, although these countries have only 48 percent of the world's registered vehicles. ... See More +

Brief 52686 JAN 01, 2010

Marquez, Patricio V.; Banjo, George A.; Chesheva, Elena Y.; Muzira, Stephen; Russian

Confronting 'death on wheels' : making roads safe in ECA (Russian)

Road traffic injuries (RTIs) have become a major public health challenge in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). About 90 percent of the 1.3 million deaths and 50 million injuries from road traffic crashes worldwide each year occur in LMICs, although these countries have only 48 percent of the world's registered vehicles. ... See More +

Brief 52686 JAN 01, 2010

Marquez, Patricio V.; Banjo, George A.; Chesheva, Elena Y.; Muzira, Stephen; English

Action needed : spiraling drug prices empty Russian pockets (Russian)

In large measure, this is due to the relatively low level of public health spending in the country (about 3.6 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2008) that underlines the significant gap between the constitutional commitment to a range of medical care services and the actual funding to pay for them. ... See More +

Brief 53325 JAN 01, 2010

Marquez, Patricio; Bonch-Osmolovskiy, Mikhail English

Public spending in Russia for health care : issues and options (English)

This report examines three critically important areas to inform discussions on the appropriate level of health care spending in the Russian Federation: (i) the efficiency of spending on health care services; (ii) distributional impacts of spending on health care services; and (iii) the key factors that will influence the growth in health care spending over the next 20 years. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 45127 AUG 25, 2008

Marquez, Patricio

Blood services in Central Asian health systems : a clear and present danger of spreading HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases (Russian)

The report discusses inter-related parts of blood transfusions systems, and presents an overview of the parts that need to be strengthened in Central Asia. ... See More +

Health Sector Review 44044 JUN 02, 2008

Marquez, Patricio V. English

Blood services in Central Asian health systems : a clear and present danger of spreading HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases (English)

The report discusses inter-related parts of blood transfusions systems, and presents an overview of the parts that need to be strengthened in Central Asia. ... See More +

Health Sector Review 44044 MAY 12, 2008

Marquez, Patricio V. Russian

Blood services in Central Asian health systems : A clear and present danger of spreading HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases (English)

The report discusses inter-related parts of blood transfusions systems, and presents an overview of the parts that need to be strengthened in Central Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 44075 MAY 01, 2008

Marquez, Patricio V

Better outcomes through health reforms in the Russian Federation : the challenge in 2008 and beyond (English)

The purpose of this discussion paper is to discuss selected health challenges in the Russian Federation, focusing on outcomes, expenditures and options for policy and institutional reforms in the health care system. ... See More +

Working Paper 42861 FEB 01, 2008

Marquez , Patricio V

Dying too young : addressing premature mortality and ill health due to non-communicable diseases and injuries in the Russian Federation (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (Russian)

The poor health status of Russia's economically active adult population-its human capital-is imperiling sustainable economic and social development. ... See More +

Other Health Study 32377 JAN 01, 2006

Marquez, Patricio V. English

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The challenge of non-communicable diseases and road traffic injuries in Sub-Saharan Africa : an overview (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79293 Working Paper
Toward a healthy and harmonious life in China : stemming the rising tide of non-communicable diseases (English)
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JUL 05, 2011 63426 Working Paper Chinese
Toward a healthy and harmonious life in China : stemming the rising tide of non-communicable diseases (Chinese)
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JUL 05, 2011 63426 Working Paper English
Poland - Transport policy note : Toward a sustainable land transport sector (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 59715 Policy Note
Restructuring regional health systems in Russia (English)
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OCT 06, 2010 58558 Brief
Battle against tuberculosis : some gains in Russia (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 58557 Brief
Dangerous roads : Russia's safety challenge (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 56707 Brief
Redesigning health care in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) : some lessons from the UK (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56705 Brief
Action needed : spiraling drug prices empty Russian pockets (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 53325 Brief Russian
Confronting "death on wheels" : making roads safe in Europe and Central Asia - establishing multisectoral partnerships to address a silent epidemic (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2010 51667 Working Paper English
Confronting "death on wheels" : making roads safe in Europe and Central Asia - establishing multisectoral partnerships to address a silent epidemic (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 51667 Working Paper Russian
Confronting 'death on wheels' : making roads safe in ECA (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 52686 Brief Russian
Confronting 'death on wheels' : making roads safe in ECA (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2010 52686 Brief English
Action needed : spiraling drug prices empty Russian pockets (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2010 53325 Brief English
Public spending in Russia for health care : issues and options (English)
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AUG 25, 2008 45127 Public Expenditure Review
Blood services in Central Asian health systems : a clear and present danger of spreading HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases (Russian)
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JUN 02, 2008 44044 Health Sector Review English
Blood services in Central Asian health systems : a clear and present danger of spreading HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases (English)
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MAY 12, 2008 44044 Health Sector Review Russian
Blood services in Central Asian health systems : A clear and present danger of spreading HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 44075 Working Paper
Better outcomes through health reforms in the Russian Federation : the challenge in 2008 and beyond (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 42861 Working Paper
Dying too young : addressing premature mortality and ill health due to non-communicable diseases and injuries in the Russian Federation (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 32377 Other Health Study English