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Poverty and health monitoring report (English)

Health data at the national level do not reveal the inequalities associated with poverty within a country; therefore national progress toward health goals can be made without much improvement in the health status of the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 69099 APR 01, 2012

Suzuki, Emi; Sharan, Mona; Bos, Eduard Disclosed

Setting targets in health, nutrition and population projects (English)

This note discusses different ways for setting targets for indicators commonly used in World Bank Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 69528 SEP 01, 2011

Arur, Aneesa; Roberts, Rianna Mohammed; Bos, Eduard Disclosed

Unmet need for contraception (English)

The concept of 'unmet need for contraception', which refers to the proportion of women who do not want to become pregnant but are not using contraception, has been used in the international population field since the 1960s. ... See More +

Brief 57924 MAR 01, 2010

Mills, Samuel; Bos, Ed; Suzuki, Emi Disclosed

Obstetric care in poor settings in Ghana, India, and Kenya (English)

Women are at much greater risk in childbirth in developing countries than in developed countries. This report explores why maternal mortality continues to be so high in developing countries, and why emergency obstetric services are little utilized, through research carried out in poor areas in Ghana (Kassena-Nankana district), India (Uttar Pradesh state), and Kenya (Nairobi slums). ... See More +

Other Health Study 41873 NOV 01, 2007

Mills, Samuel; Bos, Eduard; Lule, Elizabeth; Ramana, GNV; Bulatao, Rodolfo Disclosed

Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa : second edition (English)

Since the publication of the first edition of "Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa" (report no. 9784 (1991)), many new sources of health and demographic information have become available, including data on trends in HIV infection from antenatal clinic surveillance sites, the first set of African life tables from a growing number of demographic surveillance sites, injury statistics from a small number of injury mortality surveillance registers, and cancer data from cancer registers. ... See More +

Publication 36305 MAY 22, 2006

Bos, Eduard R. [editor]; Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Baingana, Florence [editor]; Feacham, Richard G. A [editor]; Makgoba, Malegapuru [editor]; Hofman, Karen J. [editor]; Rogo, Khama O. [editor] Disclosed

Using immunization coverage rates for monitoring health sector performance: Measurement and Interpretation Issues (English)

Immunization against childhood diseases such as diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio and measles is one of the most important means of preventing childhood morbidity and mortality. ... See More +

Working Paper 28863 AUG 01, 2000

Bos, Eduard; Batson, Amie

Reducing child mortality in India - keeping up the pace (English)

This study was undertaken in response to a question raised by state level health managers in India: why are the declines in child mortality slowing down? ... See More +

Working Paper 22900 NOV 30, 1999

Claeson, Mariam; Bos, Eduard R.; Pathmanathan, Indra

Indonesia - Childhood mortality trends (English)

Mortality of children under age five is an important indicator of the health status of a population. It reflects overall socioeconomic conditions as well as the effectiveness of a health system in providing preventive care, such as immunizations, and curative care against childhood diseases. ... See More +

Brief 58100 JUL 01, 1999

Bos, Eduard; Saadah, Fadia Disclosed

Measuring country performance on health - selected indicators for 115 countries (English)

While health outcomes are the starting point for assessing the consequences of policies affecting health systems, country characteristics, particularly, income and education levels, also influence health outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 19407 MAY 31, 1999

Jia Wang; Jamison, Dean T.; Bos, Eduard; Preker, Alexander; Peabody, John

Health, nutrition, and population indicators : a statistical handbook (English)

This statistical handbook is intended to provide a comparative perspective on country performance and to point to future challenges in the health sector. ... See More +

Publication 18772 DEC 31, 1998

Preker, Alexander; Bos, Eduard; Akiko Maeda; Chellaraj, Gnanaraj; Hon, Vivian

World population projections 1994-95 edition : estimates and projections with related demographic statistics (English)

This edition of World Population Projections is the sixth in this series, updating the 1992-93 edtion published in 1992. Since the previous volume was completed, a large number of countries have published the results of censuses and fertility-mortality surveys, and these results have been included here. ... See More +

Publication 13461 AUG 31, 1994

Bos, Eduard; My T. Vu; Massiah, Ernest; Bulatao, Rodolfo A.

Europe and Central Asia region Middle East and North Africa region population projects : 1992-93 edition (English)

Population projections for all countries are prepared annually by the Bank's Population and Human Resources Department. They are published first in summary form in the Bank's World Development Report and later in greater detail as technical notes or working papers and, in alternate years, as a book. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1016 NOV 30, 1992

My T. Vu; Bos, Eduard; Levin, Ann

World population projections 1992-93 edition : estimates and projections with related demographic statistics (English)

This volume contains demographic estimates and projections for the world and its subdivisions - countries, regions, and income groups. The data used as input for each project include base-year (mid-1985) population estimates by age and sex, and base-period (1985-90) mortality, fertility, and migration rates. ... See More +

Publication 11591 NOV 30, 1992

Bos, Eduard; Vu, My T.; Levin, Ann; Bulatao, Rodolfo A.

East Asia and Pacific region South Asia region population projections 1992-93 edition (English)

Population projections for all countries are prepared annually by the Bank's Population and Human Resources Department. They are published first in summary form in the Bank's World Development Report and later in greater detail as technical notes or working papers and, in alternate years, as a book. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1032 NOV 30, 1992

Bos, Eduard; Vu, My T.; Levin, Ann

Latin America and the Caribbean region (and Northern America) population projections : 1992-93 edition (English)

Population projections for all countries are prepared annually by the World Bank's Population and Human Resources Department. They are published first in summary form in the Bank's World Development Report and later in greater detail as technical notes or working papers, and in alternate years, as a book. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1033 NOV 30, 1992

My T. Vu; Bos, Eduard; Levin, Ann

Projecting the demographic impact of AIDS (English)

A simple model that simulates the spread of AIDS is used to generate estimates of deaths from AIDS, which are incorporated into population projections covering 20 years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS941 AUG 31, 1992

Bulatao, Rodolfo; Bos, Eduard

Sources of World Bank estimates of current mortality rates (English)

The paper discusses the sources of the infant mortality rate (IMR) and life expectancy at birth for each of the 186 countries for which the Population and Human Resources Department at the World Bank makes demographic estimates and projections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS851 FEB 29, 1992

Bos, Eduard; Vu, My T.; Stephens, Patience W.

Latin America and the Caribbean region population projections : 1990-91 (English)

This paper provides population projections for each country, economy, or territory in one World Bank region, as well as for nonborrower countries in the same geographic area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS600 FEB 28, 1991

Vu, My T.; Bos, Eduard; Stephens, Patience W.; Bulatao, Rodolfo

Europe, Middle East, and North Africa region population projections : 1990-91 (English)

Recent trends in demographic indicators in the countries of the Europe, Middle East, and North Africa region show the distinctions among its three subregions: (a) in Europe, low levels of fertility, mortality, and population growth persist; (b) in North Africa, fertility has started to decline in the last decade, but high population growth continues because of young age structures and declining mortality; and (c) in the Middle East, fertility decline has not yet started in most countries, and population growth rates are among the highest in the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS601 FEB 28, 1991

Bos, Eduard; Stephens, Patience W.; Vu, My T.; Bulatao, Rodolfo A.

Asia region population projections : 1990-91 edition (English)

Almost half the worlds population lives in Asia. This proportion is expected to decline to 40 percent by the end of the next century, mainly because of slowing growth in China. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS599 FEB 28, 1991

Bos, Eduard; Stephens, Patience W.; My T. Vu; Bulatao, Rodolfo A.

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Poverty and health monitoring report (English)
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APR 01, 2012 69099 Working Paper
Setting targets in health, nutrition and population projects (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 69528 Working Paper
Unmet need for contraception (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 57924 Brief
Obstetric care in poor settings in Ghana, India, and Kenya (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 41873 Other Health Study
Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa : second edition (English)
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MAY 22, 2006 36305 Publication
Using immunization coverage rates for monitoring health sector performance: Measurement and Interpretation Issues (English)
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AUG 01, 2000 28863 Working Paper
Reducing child mortality in India - keeping up the pace (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 22900 Working Paper
Indonesia - Childhood mortality trends (English)
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JUL 01, 1999 58100 Brief
Measuring country performance on health - selected indicators for 115 countries (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 19407 Publication
Health, nutrition, and population indicators : a statistical handbook (English)
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DEC 31, 1998 18772 Publication
World population projections 1994-95 edition : estimates and projections with related demographic statistics (English)
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AUG 31, 1994 13461 Publication
Europe and Central Asia region Middle East and North Africa region population projects : 1992-93 edition (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 WPS1016 Policy Research Working Paper
World population projections 1992-93 edition : estimates and projections with related demographic statistics (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 11591 Publication
East Asia and Pacific region South Asia region population projections 1992-93 edition (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 WPS1032 Policy Research Working Paper
Latin America and the Caribbean region (and Northern America) population projections : 1992-93 edition (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 WPS1033 Policy Research Working Paper
Projecting the demographic impact of AIDS (English)
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AUG 31, 1992 WPS941 Policy Research Working Paper
Sources of World Bank estimates of current mortality rates (English)
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FEB 29, 1992 WPS851 Policy Research Working Paper
Latin America and the Caribbean region population projections : 1990-91 (English)
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FEB 28, 1991 WPS600 Policy Research Working Paper
Europe, Middle East, and North Africa region population projections : 1990-91 (English)
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FEB 28, 1991 WPS601 Policy Research Working Paper
Asia region population projections : 1990-91 edition (English)
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FEB 28, 1991 WPS599 Policy Research Working Paper