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Legal frameworks for tertiary education in Sub-Saharan Africa : the quest for institutional responsiveness (English)

Prospects for future economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa will depend in significant measure on the continent's capacity to cultivate the higher order skills and expertise needed to acquire knowledge and utilize it to advance economic and social development. ... See More +

Publication 51837 OCT 19, 2009

Saint, William; Lao, Christine; Materu, Peter Disclosed

The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies (English)

The approach to regulating private sector education is as unique as the countries in which the institutions are located. Governments are under considerable pressure as they endeavor to meet access to education targets at all levels, from basic to tertiary. ... See More +

Publication 47062 DEC 17, 2008

Bjarnason, Svava; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fielden, John; LaRocque, Norman French Disclosed

The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies : Evolution du contexte reglementaire pour I' enseignement prive dans les economies emergentes : avant-projet et documents des pays (French)

The approach to regulating private sector education is as unique as the countries in which the institutions are located. Governments are under considerable pressure as they endeavor to meet access to education targets at all levels, from basic to tertiary. ... See More +

Publication 47062 DEC 01, 2008

Bjarnason, Svava; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fielden, John; LaRocque, Norman English Disclosed

Higher education quality assurance in Sub-Saharan Africa : status, challenges, opportunities, and promising practices (English)

This report maps and assesses the status and practice of higher education quality assurance (QA) in Sub-Saharan Africa. It centers on quality assurance in degree-granting tertiary institutions, but also incorporates, where available, information on other types of tertiary education. ... See More +

Other Education Study 40931 JAN 01, 2007

Materu, Peter Disclosed

Sénégal - Rapport Analytique : Santé et Pauvreté (French)

Using the available data, this report gathers and analyzes all the information to assess the health system performance and equity. In the last decades progress has been recorded in all the sectors, but there are no signs of reduction of the major disparities. ... See More +

Policy Note 72335 JUN 01, 2006

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Rapport analytique sante et pauvrete : Senegal (French)

Now that the relations between poverty and health are well documented, it was important to present the current situation in Senegal before the publication of the second poverty reduction strategy paper in 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37684 JUN 01, 2006

de Roodenbeke, Eric; Néné, Marc; Loock, Perrine Disclosed

Background paper on harmonizing approaches to women's health in Africa - dialogue with African ambassadors to the United States (English)

A conceptual framework for women's health in the region is discussed to gain a broad-based understanding of the issues discussed at the meeting. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36857 MAY 01, 2006

Giorgis, Belkis; Rogo, Khama O. Disclosed

Lutte contre la pauvrete au Burkina Faso : l'importance de l'ecart urbain-rural des indicateurs Sante, Nutrition et Population (French)

Health, nutrition and population (HNP) indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa are relatively poor compared to the rest of the world. They also appear to be quite diverse across Sub-Saharan African countries, varying strongly depending on the incidence of poverty and whether the place of residence is urban or rural (although discussions on the precise definitions of urban or rural residence remain open). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38695 APR 01, 2006

May, John F.; Temourov, Moukim; Dupond, Isabelle Disclosed

Guinea : a country status report on health and poverty : inputs for the PRSP and HIPC process (English)

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) or Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiatives cover a full range of poverty reduction strategies and policies for the country, sector-specific issues and related strategies and policies may not be fully reflected in such documents. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53893 MAR 01, 2006

Disclosed

Trends and opportunities in public-private partnerships to improve health service delivery in Africa : Tendances et perspectives des partenariats entre les secteurs public et non-etatique pour ameliorer les services de sante en Afrique (French)

This report argues that the private sector is for the rich and the public sector is for the poor. It demonstrates that the poorer segments of the population do use the private sector extensively, and the public sector does substantially subsidize richer people who use its services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 33646 MAR 01, 2006

Marek,Tonia; O'Farrell,Catherine C.; Yamamoto,Chiaki; Zable,Ilyse English Disclosed

Allocation de ressources et acquisition de services de sante en Afrique : Qu'est-ce qui est efficace pour ameliorer la sante des pauvres ? (French)

The report primary objective is to analyze health resource allocation and service delivery processes in Africa, and provide new elements to improve them. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36076 MAR 01, 2006

Marek, Tonia; Eichler, Rena; Schnabl, Philip Disclosed

The human resources for health situation in Mozambique : Recursos humanos da Saude em Mocambique : ponto de situacao (Portuguese)

The purpose of this study is to support the government of Mozambique and the World Bank health team in identifying key program and policy issues related to the planning, production, deployment, retention, and management of human resources for health (HRH). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38696 FEB 01, 2006

Ferrinho, Paolo; Omar, Caroline English Disclosed

The human resources for health situation in Mozambique (English)

The purpose of this study is to support the government of Mozambique and the World Bank health team in identifying key program and policy issues related to the planning, production, deployment, retention, and management of human resources for health (HRH). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38696 FEB 01, 2006

Ferrinho, Paolo; Omar, Caroline Portuguese Disclosed

Primary and secondary education in Lesotho - a Country Status Report for education (English)

This Country Status report provides an analysis of the education sector in Lesotho up to 2003/04 (and, on some dimensions, up to 2004/05), specifically, a diagnostic in orientation, which aims to assist in building a shared understanding of the education sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 35654 DEC 01, 2005

Xiaoyan Liang; Jee-Peng Tan; Mutumbuka, Dzingai B. Disclosed

Health and Poverty in the Gambia : A background report to the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper : Health and Poverty in the Gambia : A background report to the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (English)

In 2000 and 2001 the Gambia had engaged in the process of preparing its PRSP. This process led the government of Gambia to launch critical analytical and sector work to underpin its renewed strategies for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32830 NOV 01, 2005

Sillah, Ansumana; Uquillas, Jorge E.; Eltz, Melanie A.; Jallow, Cherno O. A.; Janneh, Isatou S. Disclosed

Cote-d'Ivoire - Rapport d'Etat du Systeme Educatif Ivoirien : Elements d'analyse pour instruire une politique educative nouvelle dans le contexte de l'EPT et du PRSP (French)

The Education Country Status Report for Côte-d'Ivoire was at its stage of finalization when events took place that shook up the national landscape. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 35744 SEP 01, 2005

Mingat, Alain; Rakotomalala, Ramahatra; Kengne, Valese Mapro Disclosed

Designing open and distance learning for teacher education in Sub-Saharan Africa : A toolkit for educators and planners (English)

In Sub-Saharan Africa millions of school-age children have no access to schooling; in a small number of countries, fewer than one in four are in school. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40895 SEP 01, 2005

Moon, Bob; Leach, Jenny; Stevens, Mary-Priscilla Disclosed

Trends and opportunities in public-private partnerships to improve health service delivery in Africa (English)

This report argues that the private sector is for the rich and the public sector is for the poor. It demonstrates that the poorer segments of the population do use the private sector extensively, and the public sector does substantially subsidize richer people who use its services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 33646 AUG 01, 2005

Marek,Tonia; O'Farrell,Catherine C.; Yamamoto,Chiaki; Zable,Ilyse French Disclosed

Behavior change communication for better health outcomes in Africa: experience and lessons learned from World Bank-financed health, nutrition and population projects (English)

The objective of the present study is to contribute to strengthening the work of the World Bank on health, nutrition and population (HNP) in Africa by distilling experience and lessons learned from behavior change communication in Bank-financed HNP investment projects in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 33645 JUL 01, 2005

Elmendorf, A. Edward; Cabanero-Verzosa, Cecilia; Lioy, Michele; LaRusso, Kathryn Disclosed

Improving educational quality with interactive radio instruction : a toolkit for policymakers and planners (English)

This toolkit offers a timely compilation and analysis of recent experience of interactive radio instruction (IRI) in Africa and elsewhere. It explains the IRI concept. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 35742 MAR 01, 2005

Anzalone, Stephen; Bosch, Andrea Disclosed

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Legal frameworks for tertiary education in Sub-Saharan Africa : the quest for institutional responsiveness (English)
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OCT 19, 2009 51837 Publication
The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies (English)
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DEC 17, 2008 47062 Publication French
The evolving regulatory context for private education in emerging economies : discussion paper and case studies : Evolution du contexte reglementaire pour I' enseignement prive dans les economies emergentes : avant-projet et documents des pays (French)
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DEC 01, 2008 47062 Publication English
Higher education quality assurance in Sub-Saharan Africa : status, challenges, opportunities, and promising practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40931 Other Education Study
Sénégal - Rapport Analytique : Santé et Pauvreté (French)
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JUN 01, 2006 72335 Policy Note
Rapport analytique sante et pauvrete : Senegal (French)
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JUN 01, 2006 37684 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Background paper on harmonizing approaches to women's health in Africa - dialogue with African ambassadors to the United States (English)
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MAY 01, 2006 36857 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Lutte contre la pauvrete au Burkina Faso : l'importance de l'ecart urbain-rural des indicateurs Sante, Nutrition et Population (French)
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APR 01, 2006 38695 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guinea : a country status report on health and poverty : inputs for the PRSP and HIPC process (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 53893 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Trends and opportunities in public-private partnerships to improve health service delivery in Africa : Tendances et perspectives des partenariats entre les secteurs public et non-etatique pour ameliorer les services de sante en Afrique (French)
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MAR 01, 2006 33646 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Allocation de ressources et acquisition de services de sante en Afrique : Qu'est-ce qui est efficace pour ameliorer la sante des pauvres ? (French)
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MAR 01, 2006 36076 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The human resources for health situation in Mozambique : Recursos humanos da Saude em Mocambique : ponto de situacao (Portuguese)
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FEB 01, 2006 38696 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
The human resources for health situation in Mozambique (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 38696 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Portuguese
Primary and secondary education in Lesotho - a Country Status Report for education (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 35654 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Health and Poverty in the Gambia : A background report to the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper : Health and Poverty in the Gambia : A background report to the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 32830 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Cote-d'Ivoire - Rapport d'Etat du Systeme Educatif Ivoirien : Elements d'analyse pour instruire une politique educative nouvelle dans le contexte de l'EPT et du PRSP (French)
See More +
SEP 01, 2005 35744 Departmental Working Paper
Designing open and distance learning for teacher education in Sub-Saharan Africa : A toolkit for educators and planners (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 40895 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Trends and opportunities in public-private partnerships to improve health service delivery in Africa (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 33646 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Behavior change communication for better health outcomes in Africa: experience and lessons learned from World Bank-financed health, nutrition and population projects (English)
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JUL 01, 2005 33645 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Improving educational quality with interactive radio instruction : a toolkit for policymakers and planners (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2005 35742 Working Paper (Numbered Series)