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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.

HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean : issues and options (English)

Intensified efforts are needed in the Caribbean region if inroads are to be made against the AIDS epidemic. Although many Caribbean governments have initiated a limited response to HIV/AIDS, much remains to be done to bring proven interventions quickly up to nationwide scale. ... See More +

Publication 21906 MAR 31, 2001

Marquez, Patricio V.; Sierra, Victor H.; Gayle, Jacob; Griffin, Charles; Beeharry, Girindre

Beyond the center - decentralizing the State (English)

The study focuses on decentralization, referring to the process of returning the political, fiscal, and administrative powers, to sub-national units of government. ... See More +

Publication 19636 JUL 31, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo; Dillinger, William; Griffin, Charles; Gutman, Jeffrey; Rojas, Fernando; Webb, Steven; Winkler, Donald Spanish

Beyond the center - decentralizing the State : Mas alla del centro - la descentralizacion del estado (Spanish)

The study focuses on decentralization, referring to the process of returning the political, fiscal, and administrative powers, to sub-national units of government. ... See More +

Publication 19636 JUL 31, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo; Dillinger, William; Griffin, Charles; Gutman, Jeffrey; Rojas, Fernando; Webb, Steven; Winkler, Donald English

The World Bank economic review 9(3) (English)

The Soviet economic decline. William Easterly and Stanley Fischer Contingent valuation and actual behavior: predicting connections to new water systems in the State of Kerala, India. ... See More +

Publication 15176 SEP 30, 1995

Easterly, William; Fischer, Stanley; Griffin, Charles C.; Briscoe, John; Singh, Bhanwar; Ramasubban, Radhika; Bhatia, Ramesh; Cukierman, Alex; Webb, Steven B.; de Melo, Martha; Ofer, Gur; Sander, Olga; Velenchik, Ann D.; Birdsall, Nancy; Ross, David; Sabot, Richard; Ranis, Gustav

Directions in development : financing health care in sub-Saharan Africa through user fees and insurance : Le financement des soins de sante en Afrique subsaharienne par la tarification des services et l'assurance (French)

Investments in health are a key ingredient in the formation of human capital and the sustainability of socioeconomic development. Yet expenditures on health in sub-Saharan Africa are often lamented as being inadequate, inefficient, inequitable, and unsustainable. ... See More +

Publication 13957 MAR 01, 1995

Shaw, R. Paul; Griffin, Charles C. English

Directions in development : financing health care in sub-Saharan Africa through user fees and insurance (English)

Investments in health are a key ingredient in the formation of human capital and the sustainability of socioeconomic development. Yet expenditures on health in sub-Saharan Africa are often lamented as being inadequate, inefficient, inequitable, and unsustainable. ... See More +

Publication 13957 FEB 28, 1995

Shaw, R. Paul; Griffin, Charles C. French

Population growth, externalities, and poverty (English)

The authors review the implications for social policy in developing countries of two major justifications for fertility reduction: the externality argument and the income redistribution argument. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1158 JUL 31, 1993

Birdsall, Nancy; Griffin, Charles

Health care in Asia : a comparative study of cost and financing (English)

This report assembles data on health, demographic trends, health infrastructure, health personnel, and health financing across Asian countries. ... See More +

Publication 10737 APR 30, 1992

Griffin, Charles C.

Toward equitable and sustainable rural water supplies : a contingent valuation study in Brazil (English)

Because many rural people are poor, it is usually assumed that rural water supplies must be financed by government agenices. It is now widely recognized, however, that many rural people can and will pay for improved water supplies, and that sustaining and extending services depends on mobilizing this willingness to pay. ... See More +

Journal Article 9467 MAY 31, 1990

Briscoe, John; Furtado de Castro, Paulo; Griffin, Charles; North, James; Olsen, Orjan

The World Bank economic review 4(2) (English)

Toward equitable and sustainable rural water supplies: a contingent valuation study in Brazil. On the accuracy of economic observations: do Sub-Saharan trade statistics mean anything? ... See More +

Publication 17594 MAY 31, 1990

Briscoe, John; Furtado de Castro, Paulo; Griffin, Charles; North, James; Olsen, Orjan; Yeats, Alexander J.; Akiyama, Takamasa; Varangis, Panayotis N.; Tarr, David; Lopez, Ramon E.; Thomas, Vinod; Melo, Jaime de; Winters, L. Alan

Strengthening health services in developing countries through the private sector (English)

This paper discusses the nature of private sector involvement in health service delivery in developing countries, the potential for expanding it, and areas where health sector policy goals might benefit from greater private participation. ... See More +

Publication IFD4 JUL 31, 1989

Griffin, Charles C.

Nutrition and health programs in Latin America : targeting social expenditures (English)

In most countries, nutrition and health programs are the primary means of raising or maintaining the consumption of basic necessities by the poor. ... See More +

Publication 11593 JUN 30, 1989

Pfeffermann, Guy P.; Griffin, Charles C.

Nutrition and health programs in Latin America : targeting social expenditures : Programas de nutricion y salud en America Latina : enfoque en los gastos sociales (Spanish)

In most countries, nutrition and health programs are the primary means of raising or maintaining the consumption of basic necessities by the poor. ... See More +

Publication 11593 JUN 01, 1989

Pfeffermann, Guy P.; Griffin, Charles C. English

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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
HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean : issues and options (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 21906 Publication
Beyond the center - decentralizing the State (English)
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JUL 31, 1999 19636 Publication Spanish
Beyond the center - decentralizing the State : Mas alla del centro - la descentralizacion del estado (Spanish)
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JUL 31, 1999 19636 Publication English
The World Bank economic review 9(3) (English)
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SEP 30, 1995 15176 Publication
Directions in development : financing health care in sub-Saharan Africa through user fees and insurance : Le financement des soins de sante en Afrique subsaharienne par la tarification des services et l'assurance (French)
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MAR 01, 1995 13957 Publication English
Directions in development : financing health care in sub-Saharan Africa through user fees and insurance (English)
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FEB 28, 1995 13957 Publication French
Population growth, externalities, and poverty (English)
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JUL 31, 1993 WPS1158 Policy Research Working Paper
Health care in Asia : a comparative study of cost and financing (English)
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APR 30, 1992 10737 Publication
Toward equitable and sustainable rural water supplies : a contingent valuation study in Brazil (English)
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MAY 31, 1990 9467 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 4(2) (English)
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MAY 31, 1990 17594 Publication
Strengthening health services in developing countries through the private sector (English)
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JUL 31, 1989 IFD4 Publication
Nutrition and health programs in Latin America : targeting social expenditures (English)
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JUN 30, 1989 11593 Publication
Nutrition and health programs in Latin America : targeting social expenditures : Programas de nutricion y salud en America Latina : enfoque en los gastos sociales (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 1989 11593 Publication English