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Tobacco taxation in Turkey : an overview of policy measures and results (English)

Turkey’s government increased tobacco tax revenue and lowered tobacco consumption by increasing tobacco tax rates significantly between 2003 and 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 114284 APR 25, 2017

Cetinkaya,Volkan; Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (English)

This study investigates the affordability of cigarettes in China between 2001 and 2016. In the past two decades, China has achieved unprecedented economic growth rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 114283 APR 01, 2017

Zheng,Rong; Hu,Xiao; Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Modeling the long-term health and cost impacts of reducing smoking prevalence through tobacco taxation in Ukraine (English)

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable premature deaths. Smoking’s effects will continue to devastate lives in many countries, including Ukraine, if measures are not implemented to reduce its prevalence. ... See More +

Working Paper 113601 MAR 12, 2017

Marquez,Patricio V.; Irwin,Alexander Disclosed

Drug-resistant infections : a threat to our economic future : executive summary (English)

This report examines the economic and development consequences of antimicrobial resistance(AMR)—the capacity that disease-causing microorganisms acquire to resist the drugs we've createdto fight them. ... See More +

Working Paper 114679 MAR 01, 2017

Adeyi,Olusoji O.; Baris,Enis; Jonas,Olga B.; Irwin, Alec; Berthe,Franck Cesar Jean; Le Gall,Francois G.; Marquez,Patricio V.; Nikolic,Irina Aleksandra; Plante,Caroline Aurelie; Schneidman,Miriam; Shriber,Donald Edward; Thiebaud,Alessia Disclosed

Drug-resistant infections : a threat to our economic future (Vol. 2) : final report (English)

This report examines the economic and development consequences of antimicrobial resistance(AMR)—the capacity that disease-causing microorganisms acquire to resist the drugs we've createdto fight them. ... See More +

Working Paper 114679 MAR 01, 2017

Adeyi,Olusoji O.; Baris,Enis; Jonas,Olga B.; Irwin, Alec; Berthe,Franck Cesar Jean; Le Gall,Francois G.; Marquez,Patricio V.; Nikolic,Irina Aleksandra; Plante,Caroline Aurelie; Schneidman,Miriam; Shriber,Donald Edward; Thiebaud,Alessia Disclosed

Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 112742 JAN 01, 2017

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 111164 DEC 19, 2016

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Expanding the global tax base : taxing to promote public goods : tobacco taxes : Summary report (English)

This paper details explains the panel session examined country experiences and discussed the results achieved from the application of tobacco taxation as a policy measure to reduce harmful behavior for health, and prevent ill health, premature mortality and disabilities due to tobacco-related diseases while raising fiscal revenues and reducing health care expenditures. ... See More +

Working Paper 112347 MAY 23, 2016

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report for Ghana (English)

Ghana is a country in West Africa with a population of about 25 million. The country is a stable democracy and achieved lower middle-income status in 2011 with a per capita gross national income (GNI) of $1,410. ... See More +

Working Paper 91299 SEP 01, 2014

Otoo, Nathaniel; Awittor, Evelyn; Marquez, Patricio; Saleh, Karima Disclosed

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

Marquez, Patricio V.; Farrington, Jill L. Disclosed

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

Langenbrunner,John C.; Marquez,Patricio V.; Wang,Shiyong Chinese Disclosed

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

Langenbrunner,John C.; Marquez,Patricio V.; Wang,Shiyong English Disclosed

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

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

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

Marquez, Patricio V.; Lebedeva, Nadezhda Disclosed

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

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

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

Marquez, Patricio V.; Bliss, Anthony G. Disclosed

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

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

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

Marquez, Patricio; Bonch-Osmolovskiy, Mikhail Russian Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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Tobacco taxation in Turkey : an overview of policy measures and results (English)
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APR 25, 2017 114284 Working Paper
Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114283 Working Paper
Modeling the long-term health and cost impacts of reducing smoking prevalence through tobacco taxation in Ukraine (English)
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MAR 12, 2017 113601 Working Paper
Drug-resistant infections : a threat to our economic future : executive summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114679 Working Paper
Drug-resistant infections : a threat to our economic future (Vol. 2) : final report (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114679 Working Paper
Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112742 Working Paper
Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 111164 Working Paper
Expanding the global tax base : taxing to promote public goods : tobacco taxes : Summary report (English)
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MAY 23, 2016 112347 Working Paper
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report for Ghana (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91299 Working Paper
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
Action needed : spiraling drug prices empty Russian pockets (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2010 53325 Brief English
Confronting 'death on wheels' : making roads safe in ECA (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2010 52686 Brief English