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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; Velenyi, Edit V.; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Lunes, Roberto F; Smith, Owen

Attacking inequality in the health sector : a synthesis of evidence and tools : Combatir la inequidad en el sector salud : sintesis de evidencias y herramientas (Spanish)

The overwhelming evidence of inequalities in health outcomes and in the use of health services calculated and disseminated by the World Bank and other development agencies in the last 10 years has energized global efforts to address the needs of the poor and socially vulnerable. ... See More +

Publication 47109 JAN 01, 2010

Yazbeck, Abdo S. English

Attacking inequality in the health sector : a synthesis of evidence and tools (English)

The overwhelming evidence of inequalities in health outcomes and in the use of health services calculated and disseminated by the World Bank and other development agencies in the last 10 years has energized global efforts to address the needs of the poor and socially vulnerable. ... See More +

Publication 47109 JAN 08, 2009

Yazbeck, Abdo S. Spanish

Reproductive health -- the missing Millennium Development Goal : poverty, health, and development in a changing world (English)

While women in developing countries continue to die in large numbers in child birth, population and reproductive health specialists and advocates around the world are struggling to keep the policy agenda focused on the rights and needs of poor women. ... See More +

Publication 36804 JUN 23, 2006

Campbell-White, Arlette; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Merrick, Thomas W.

Immunization in India - an equity-adjusted assessment (English)

An analysis of the 1992-93 National Family and Health Survey (NFHS) revealed wide differences in levels, and distribution of childhood immunization between, and within Indian states. ... See More +

Working Paper 35799 MAR 01, 2006

Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Gaudin, Sylvestre

Reaching the poor with health, nutrition, and population services : what works, what doesn't, and why : Llegar a los pobres : con salud, nutricion y servicios de poblacion - que funciona, que no y por que (Spanish)

Health services can make an important contribution to improved health conditions among disadvantaged groups. Yet as the contents of this volume make clear, the health services supported by governments, and by agencies like ours too often fail to reach these people who need them most. ... See More +

Publication 34716 JAN 01, 2006

Gwatkin, Davidson R. [editor]; Wagstaff, Adam [editor]; Yazbeck, Abdo S. [editor]; Qamruddin, Jumana; Waters, Hugh; Grabowsky, Mark; Farrell, Nick; Chimumbwa, John; Nobiya, Theresa; Wolkon, Adam; Selanikio, Joel; Montagu, Dominic; Prata, Ndola; Campbell, Martha M.; Walsh, Juli; Orero, Solomon; Thiede, Michael; Palmer, Natasha; Mbatsha, Sandi; Anwar, A.T.M. Iqbal; Killewo, Japhet; Chowdhury, Mahbub-E-Elahi; Dasgupta, Sushil Kanta; Schwartz, J. Brad; Bhushan, Indu; Ranson, M. Kent; Joshi, Palak; Shah, Mittal; Shaikh, Yasmin; Peters, David; Rao, Krishna; Ramana, G.N.V.; Malhotra, Anju; Mathur, Sanyukta; Pande, Rohini; Roca, Eva; Gasparini, Leonardo C.; Panadeiros, Monica; Barros, Aluisio J.D.; Victora, Cesar G.; Cesar, Juraci A.; Neumann, Nelson Arns; Bertoldi, Andrea D.; Valdivia, Martin English

Development outreach volume 7 (2) : reaching the poor with health services : Development outreach volume 7 (2) (English)

This development outreach newsletter includes some of the following headlines: special report: reaching the poor with health services. Vigilance, hope and hard work; by Abdo S. ... See More +

Newsletter 33717 MAY 01, 2005

Ir, Por; Malhotra, Anju; Pande, Rohini; Koro, Emmanuel; Rawlings, Laura B.; Nathan, Rose; Diop, Francois Pathe; Bloom, Erik; Butera, Jean Damascene; McNeil, Mary; Mponda, Hadji; Schwartz, J. Brad; Coady, David P.; Filmer, Deon P.; Loevinsohn, Benjamin; Ranson, M. Kent; Shah, Mittal; Shaikh, Yasmin; Gwatkin, Davidson R.; Joshi, Palak; Roca, Eva; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Mshinda, Hassan; Meessen, Bruno; Mathur, Sanyukta; Excobar, Maria Luisa; Bhushan, Indu

Reaching the poor with health, nutrition, and population services : what works, what doesn't, and why (English)

Health services can make an important contribution to improved health conditions among disadvantaged groups. Yet as the contents of this volume make clear, the health services supported by governments, and by agencies like ours too often fail to reach these people who need them most. ... See More +

Publication 34716 JAN 01, 2005

Gwatkin, Davidson R. [editor]; Wagstaff, Adam [editor]; Yazbeck, Abdo S. [editor]; Qamruddin, Jumana; Waters, Hugh; Grabowsky, Mark; Farrell, Nick; Chimumbwa, John; Nobiya, Theresa; Wolkon, Adam; Selanikio, Joel; Montagu, Dominic; Prata, Ndola; Campbell, Martha M.; Walsh, Juli; Orero, Solomon; Thiede, Michael; Palmer, Natasha; Mbatsha, Sandi; Anwar, A.T.M. Iqbal; Killewo, Japhet; Chowdhury, Mahbub-E-Elahi; Dasgupta, Sushil Kanta; Schwartz, J. Brad; Bhushan, Indu; Ranson, M. Kent; Joshi, Palak; Shah, Mittal; Shaikh, Yasmin; Peters, David; Rao, Krishna; Ramana, G.N.V.; Malhotra, Anju; Mathur, Sanyukta; Pande, Rohini; Roca, Eva; Gasparini, Leonardo C.; Panadeiros, Monica; Barros, Aluisio J.D.; Victora, Cesar G.; Cesar, Juraci A.; Neumann, Nelson Arns; Bertoldi, Andrea D.; Valdivia, Martin Spanish

WBI-China health sector partnership: fourteen years and growing (English)

Structural transformation of China's economy in the 1980s and its impact on the health sector created a critical need for skills and research capacity in health economics and financing. ... See More +

Brief 33083 FEB 01, 2004

Yang, Chialing; Shanlian, Hu; Yazbeck, Abdo S.

Beyond national averages for immunizations in India : income, gender, and regional inequalities (English)

The paper addresses overall performance and wealth, and gender inequalities in immunization in India. The study analyzes within each of the seventeen largest states, urban and rural rates regarding full, and no immunization, as well as differentials among those two immunization indicators, across household, wealth, and gender of the child. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 26521 FEB 28, 2002

Pande, Rohini P.; Yazbeck, Abdo S.

Better health systems for India's poor : findings, analysis, and options (English)

This report focuses on four areas of the health system in which reforms, and innovations would make the most difference to the future of the Indian health system: oversight, public health service delivery, ambulatory curative care, and inpatient care (together with health insurance). ... See More +

Publication 24124 JAN 01, 2002

Peters, David H.; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Sharma, Rashmi R.; Ramana, G. N. V.; Pritchett, Lant H.; Wagstaff, Adam

Rapid guidelines for integrating health, nutrition, and population issues into the poverty reduction strategies of low-income countries (English)

The paper looks at the framework of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs), aimed at enhancing the impact of development assistance on poverty, and, at the initiative of the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) for debt reduction, which creates the opportunity for additional spending on the social sectors, focusing on health, nutrition, and population. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 23564 DEC 31, 2001

Soucat, Agnes ; Yazbeck, Abdo ; Knippenberg, Rudolf ; Diop, Francois ; Wheeler, Mark ; Shiyan Chao ; Luculescu, Sergiu

The poor and health services use in India (English)

This paper summarizes empirical findings from recent World Bank financed analysis on the use of health services by the poor in India (Mahal et al 2000) and some additional analysis conducted with the same data. ... See More +

Working Paper 28891 AUG 01, 2001

Ramana, G.N.V.; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Peters, David H.; Mahal, Ajay

Poverty reduction and the health sector - the health, nutrition, and population network's chapter in the World Bank's poverty reduction strategy sourcebook (English)

The paper addresses the issue of improving the health, nutrition, and population outcomes of the poorest people in developing, and transitional countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 22904 JUN 30, 2001

Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.;Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Milla; Soucat, Agnes L.B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.

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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
Attacking inequality in the health sector : a synthesis of evidence and tools : Combatir la inequidad en el sector salud : sintesis de evidencias y herramientas (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2010 47109 Publication English
Attacking inequality in the health sector : a synthesis of evidence and tools (English)
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JAN 08, 2009 47109 Publication Spanish
Reproductive health -- the missing Millennium Development Goal : poverty, health, and development in a changing world (English)
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JUN 23, 2006 36804 Publication
Immunization in India - an equity-adjusted assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 35799 Working Paper
Reaching the poor with health, nutrition, and population services : what works, what doesn't, and why : Llegar a los pobres : con salud, nutricion y servicios de poblacion - que funciona, que no y por que (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 34716 Publication English
Development outreach volume 7 (2) : reaching the poor with health services : Development outreach volume 7 (2) (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 33717 Newsletter
Reaching the poor with health, nutrition, and population services : what works, what doesn't, and why (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34716 Publication Spanish
WBI-China health sector partnership: fourteen years and growing (English)
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FEB 01, 2004 33083 Brief
Beyond national averages for immunizations in India : income, gender, and regional inequalities (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 26521 Departmental Working Paper
Better health systems for India's poor : findings, analysis, and options (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 24124 Publication
Rapid guidelines for integrating health, nutrition, and population issues into the poverty reduction strategies of low-income countries (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 23564 Departmental Working Paper
The poor and health services use in India (English)
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AUG 01, 2001 28891 Working Paper
Poverty reduction and the health sector - the health, nutrition, and population network's chapter in the World Bank's poverty reduction strategy sourcebook (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 22904 Working Paper