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Development impact evaluation initiative : the effects of conditional cash transfers on the prevention of STIs in Tanzania (English)

Using behavior change to tackle human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the developing world is not easy. ... See More +

Brief 75718 MAR 01, 2013

De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Dow,William; Nathan,Rose Disclosed

Zambia - Can the private sector play a stronger role in malaria diagnosis and treatment? (English)

This policy brief summarizes the evaluation findings of a program in Zambia which sought to enable the private sector to play a stronger role in malaria diagnosis and treatment. ... See More +

Brief 75738 MAR 01, 2013

Bhatt,Sonal Disclosed

Zambia - Reducing inefficiencies in the antimalarial supply chain (English)

The government of Zambia has acknowledged the need to urgently improve access to and guarantee the availability of antimalarial drugs and diagnostic tools, leading to the creation of the Zambia Access-to-ACT Initiative (ZAAI). ... See More +

Brief 75737 JUN 18, 2012

Friedman,Jed Disclosed

Development impact evaluation initiative : Kenya : evaluating the impact of malaria on educational achievement (English)

Malaria is a serious public health problem in Kenya. Since pregnant women and children under five bear the brunt of mortality and morbidity, the vast majority of malaria interventions focus on these high-risk groups. ... See More +

Brief 75721 JAN 09, 2012

Brooker,Simon Disclosed

Development impact evaluation initiative : Eritrea : evaluating the additive effects of indoor residual spraying (IRS) in a low-transmission setting looking to eliminate malaria (English)

Despite significant progress in malaria control on a global scale, Sub-Saharan Africa still bears the brunt of the disease, with over 90 percent of clinical cases occurring in this region. ... See More +

Brief 75717 DEC 06, 2011

Amaro Da Costa Luz Carneiro,Pedro Manuel Disclosed

Evidence for combating malaria (English)

The malaria impact evaluation program is one of the ways the World Bank is contributing to better understand how innovations in service delivery, and subsidized provision of prevention and treatment impact health - seeking behavior, health status, school performance, labor productivity, and socio - economic status. ... See More +

Brief 75728 SEP 20, 2010

Friedman,Jed Disclosed

Why is more capital not enough to grow female businesses? (English)

A striking finding from a recent field experiment in Sri Lanka is that giving small grants of $100 and $200 to male-owned microenterprises increased monthly profits by 9 percent of the grant amount, but giving the same amounts to female-owned microenterprises resulted in no change at all in profits. ... See More +

Brief 75729 SEP 20, 2010

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Development impact evaluation initiative : The economic impact of expanding access to finance in Mexico (English)

Financial development is strongly associated with economic growth across countries, and several recent studies have found a positive correlation between access to finance and poverty alleviation at the country level. ... See More +

Brief 75715 SEP 20, 2010

Bruhn,Miriam; Love,Inessa Disclosed

Development impact evaluation initiative : the effects of social mobilization and peer-education on counseling and HIV testing in Senegal (English)

Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) constitutes an entry point for various interventions, from the treatment of other sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis to psycho-social assistance for sero-positive individuals. ... See More +

Brief 75720 SEP 15, 2010

Orozco Olvera,Victor Hugo Disclosed

Development impact evaluation initiative : making the grade : assessing literacy and numeracy in African countries (English)

Access to and completion of primary school has significantly expanded in recent years but can yield disappointing results if accompanied by reduction in education quality. ... See More +

Brief 75716 SEP 15, 2010

Cloutier,Marie-Helene Disclosed

The transformative effect of managing for results in primary education in Madagascar (English)

Over the past decade there has been impressive progress in access to primary education in Madagascar. However, enormous challenges remain to improve pedagogy. ... See More +

Brief 75722 SEP 14, 2010

Tan,Jee-Peng Disclosed

Expanding opportunities for South African youth : Dinaledi`s math and science (English)

The expanding opportunities for South African youth : Dinaledi’s math and science program aims to expand the number of students in secondary schools studying and passing math and science certificate examinations. ... See More +

Brief 75736 AUG 20, 2010

Krishnan,Nandini Disclosed

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Development impact evaluation initiative : the effects of conditional cash transfers on the prevention of STIs in Tanzania (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 75718 Brief
Zambia - Can the private sector play a stronger role in malaria diagnosis and treatment? (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 75738 Brief
Zambia - Reducing inefficiencies in the antimalarial supply chain (English)
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JUN 18, 2012 75737 Brief
Development impact evaluation initiative : Kenya : evaluating the impact of malaria on educational achievement (English)
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JAN 09, 2012 75721 Brief
Development impact evaluation initiative : Eritrea : evaluating the additive effects of indoor residual spraying (IRS) in a low-transmission setting looking to eliminate malaria (English)
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DEC 06, 2011 75717 Brief
Evidence for combating malaria (English)
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SEP 20, 2010 75728 Brief
Why is more capital not enough to grow female businesses? (English)
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SEP 20, 2010 75729 Brief
Development impact evaluation initiative : The economic impact of expanding access to finance in Mexico (English)
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SEP 20, 2010 75715 Brief
Development impact evaluation initiative : the effects of social mobilization and peer-education on counseling and HIV testing in Senegal (English)
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SEP 15, 2010 75720 Brief
Development impact evaluation initiative : making the grade : assessing literacy and numeracy in African countries (English)
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SEP 15, 2010 75716 Brief
The transformative effect of managing for results in primary education in Madagascar (English)
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SEP 14, 2010 75722 Brief
Expanding opportunities for South African youth : Dinaledi`s math and science (English)
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AUG 20, 2010 75736 Brief