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Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (English)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Disclosed

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (English)

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) has been a priority for both governments and civil society in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). ... See More +

Publication 104777 APR 11, 2016

Black, Robert E; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Temmerman, Marleen; Walker,Pat Neff; Bustreo,Flavia; Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Gelband, Hellen; Horton,Susan E.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Mock, Charles N. Disclosed

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders (English)

Mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders contribute approximately 10 percent of the global burden of disease. They often run a chronic course, are highly disabling, and are associated with significant premature mortality. ... See More +

Publication 104282 MAR 10, 2016

Jamison,Dean T.; Nugent, Rachel; Gelband, Hellen; Horton,Susan E.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Mock, Charles N. Disclosed

Disease control priorities : third edition - cancer (English)

At the 2012 World Health Assembly, member states agreed to a goal of reducing rates of premature death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25 percent by 2025, starting from a 2008 baseline (WHO 2011a, 2011b). ... See More +

Publication 100382 JAN 01, 2015

Jamison,Dean T.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Sankaranarayanan, Rengaswamy; Horton,Susan E. Disclosed

Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh : proportional mortality study (English)

The objective of the article is to directly estimate how much smoking contributes to cause-specific mortality in Bangladesh. A case–control study was conducted with surveillance data from Matlab, a rural subdistrict. ... See More +

Journal Article 102482 JUL 12, 2013

Dewan S Alam; Jha,Prabhat K.; Chinthanie Ramasundarahettige; Peter Kim Streatfield; Louis W Niessen; Muhammad Ashique H Chowdhury; Ali T Siddiquee; Shyfuddin Ahmeda; Evans,Timothy Grant Disclosed

Tobacco control in development countries (English)

This book brings together a set of critical reviews of the current status of knowledge on tobacco control. It is intended to provide a sound and comprehensive evidence base for the design of effective tobacco control policies in any country, with an emphasis on the needs of the low-income and middle-income countries where most smokers live. ... See More +

Working Paper 70967 JAN 01, 2012

Jha, Prabhat; Chaloupka, Frank Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da English Disclosed

Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking (English)

Available evidence indicates that there was a significant decline in smoking in Brazil between 1989 and 2006. About two decades ago, the government launched a tobacco control program, with a marked acceleration of efforts since 1990, focusing on non-price interventions such as bans on advertising, restrictions on smoking in public places, and other activities. ... See More +

Brief 44689 MAR 01, 2008

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; Godinho, Joana; Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza da Portuguese Disclosed

Tobacco control in Brazil (English)

The objective of this study was to assess the smoking situation in Brazil, and the role of the tobacco control program, and compare it to experience in other countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 40835 AUG 01, 2007

Iglesias, Roberto; Jha, Prabhat; Pinto, Marcia; da Costa e Silva, Vera Luiza; Godinho, Joana Disclosed

Disease control priorities in developing countries, second edition (English)

This is the second edition of the original 1993 publication on public health. The purpose of this book is to provide information about what works, specifically, the cost-effectiveness of health interventions in a variety of settings. ... See More +

Publication 41460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Ann [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Disclosed

Priorities in health : Prioridades em saude (Portuguese)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Spanish, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Priorities in health (English)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French Disclosed

Priorities in health : Las prioridades de la salud (Spanish)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Priorities in health : Priorites en matiere de sante (French)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, English Disclosed

Priorities in health (Russian)

This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into an easily read format. ... See More +

Publication 36460 JAN 01, 2006

Jamison, Dean T. [editor]; Breman, Joel G. [editor]; Measham, Anthony R. [editor]; Alleyne, George [editor]; Claeson, Mariam [editor]; Evans, David B. [editor]; Jha, Prabhat [editor]; Mills, Anne [editor]; Musgrove, Philip [editor] Spanish, Portuguese, French, English Disclosed

The potential demand for and strategic use of an HIV-1 vaccine in Southern India (English)

Even a modestly effective HIV-1 vaccine would be highly useful in India and could avoid millions of deaths. How should such a vaccine be introduced? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3066 MAY 31, 2003

Seshadri, Shreelata Rao; Subramaniyam, P.; Jha, Prabhat

Measuring the burden of disease and the cost-effectiveness of health interventions : a case study in Guinea (English)

This study draws upon the methodology of the 1993 World Development Report: Investing in Health to provide analyses of the burden of disease and cost-effectiveness of health interventions. ... See More +

Publication WTP333 SEP 30, 1996

Jha, Prabhat; Ranson, Kent; Bobadilla, Jose Luis

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper
Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (English)
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APR 11, 2016 104777 Publication
Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 104282 Publication
Disease control priorities : third edition - cancer (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100382 Publication
Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh : proportional mortality study (English)
See More +
JUL 12, 2013 102482 Journal Article
Tobacco control in development countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70967 Working Paper
Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking : Brasil : o papel do programa nacional de controle do tabagismo em seu esforco para controlar o tabagismo (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2008 44689 Brief English
Brazil : the role of the tobacco control program in curbing smoking (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 44689 Brief Portuguese
Tobacco control in Brazil (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 40835 Working Paper
Disease control priorities in developing countries, second edition (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 41460 Publication
Priorities in health : Prioridades em saude (Portuguese)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication Spanish, Russian, French, English
Priorities in health (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French
Priorities in health : Las prioridades de la salud (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication Portuguese, Russian, French, English
Priorities in health : Priorites en matiere de sante (French)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, English
Priorities in health (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 36460 Publication Spanish, Portuguese, French, English
The potential demand for and strategic use of an HIV-1 vaccine in Southern India (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 2003 WPS3066 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring the burden of disease and the cost-effectiveness of health interventions : a case study in Guinea (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 WTP333 Publication