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Curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Djibouti (English)

This study outlines the initial challenge presented by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, describes Djibouti's response, reviews the results achieved and the enabling factors in curbing the spread of the epidemic, and identifies remaining challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 58919 OCT 01, 2010

El-Saharty, Sameh; Ravano, Wendy V.; Ali, Omar; Abdel-Rahmane, Maissa Disclosed

Public and private sector approaches to improving pharmaceutical quality in Bangladesh (English)

Low-cost high-quality drugs benefit society and improve pharmaceutical company's competitive edge. This study presents the issues that must be considered to achieve these common objectives in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Working Paper 68357 AUG 01, 2007

Bumpas, Janet; Kostermans, Kees; Nair, Dinesh Disclosed

Guidelines : formulation and implementation of national action plans to combat illegal logging and other forest crime - draft for discussion (English)

Illegal activities in the forest sector, especially illegal logging, have become a major topic on the global forestry agenda. Globally, it is estimated that that illegal logging in public lands alone causes losses in assets and revenue in excess of USD 10 billion annually (World Bank 2002). ... See More +

Working Paper 56160 JUN 01, 2006

Disclosed

Australia's successful response to AIDS and the role of law reform (English)

This paper describes Australia's response to HIV and AIDS from the first death from AIDS in 1983 to the present, with particular attention to the role of law reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 37209 JUN 01, 2006

Malek, Danielle Disclosed

Accelerating the education sector response to HIV/AIDS in Africa : a review of World Bank assistance (English)

This report examines World Bank financing for the Education Sector HIV/AIDS Response in Sub-Saharan Africa, up to mid-2004. The review was undertaken in response to a consultation with African countries, which identified a need for information on how the Bank education sector was responding to the epidemic through its sectoral assistance programs, and through its participation in the Multi-Country HIV/AIDS Program (MAP). ... See More +

Working Paper 34047 AUG 01, 2005

Bakilana, Anne; Bundy, Donald; Brown, Jonathan; Fredriksen, Birger Disclosed

Lessons learned to date from HIV/AIDS transport corridor projects (English)

This paper describes the experiences gained and challenges faced in the preparation of the regional HIV/AIDS project for the Abidjan-Lagos transport corridor, which was formally launched in December 2003. ... See More +

Working Paper 34062 AUG 01, 2005

Brushett, Stephen; Osika, John Stephen Disclosed

Lessons from World Bank-supported initiatives to fight HIV/AIDS in countries with IBRD loans and IDA credits in Nonaccrual (English)

This paper describes how Bank country teams have supported HIV/AIDS work in countries whose IBRD loans and/or IDA credits have been placed in nonaccrual status. ... See More +

Working Paper 32501 MAY 01, 2005

Delion, Jean; Rosen, James E.; Klofkorn Bloome, Ann Disclosed

The Indian pharmaceutical sector : issues and options for health sector reform (English)

This report assesses the pharmaceutical sector in India, particularly focusing on four key issues related to the production, procurement, and distribution of drugs in India: a) availability, b) affordability; c) quality, and d) the rational use of drugs. ... See More +

Publication WDP437 SEP 30, 2002

Govindaraj, Ramesh; Chellaraj, Gnanaraj

Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication WDP433 MAY 01, 2002

Hnin Hnin Pyne; Claeson, Mariam; Correia, Maria

Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication WDP435 MAY 01, 2002

Hnin Hnin Pyne; Claeson, Mariam; Correia, Maria English Disclosed

Telecommunications and information services for the poor - toward a strategy for universal access (English)

Access to information, and communications technologies has become crucial to a sustainable agenda of economic development, and poverty reduction, and yet access remains concentrated in a few regions and population groups, with the contours of this new "digital divide" closely following, and supplementing existing income, and economic divides. ... See More +

Publication WDP432 APR 30, 2002

Navas-Sabater, Juan; Dymond, Andrew; Juntunen, Niina

The environmental implications of privatization : lessons for developing countries (English)

Governments worldwide have increasingly recognized the economic potential and fiscal advantages of privatization. What is less well recognized is that, under the right conditions, privatization can also yield environmental benefits and contribute to sustainable development. ... See More +

Publication WDP426 APR 30, 2002

Lovei, Magda; Gentry, Bradford S.

Electronic finance - a new approach to financial sector development ? (English)

In recent years, electronic finance, especially online banking, and brokerage services, has reshaped the financial landscape. This paper reviews these developments, and analyzes their implications for consumers, governments, and financial service providers. ... See More +

Publication WDP431 MAR 31, 2002

Claessens, Stijn; Glaessner, Thomas; Klingebiel, Daniela

Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The report examines the gender dimensions of alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Publication WDP435 MAR 01, 2002

Hnin Hnin Pyne; Claeson, Mariam; Correia, Maria Spanish Disclosed

Closing the gap in access to rural communications - Chile 1995 - 2002 (English)

The study documents, and reviews the Chilean experience in rural telecommunications, by focusing on the principles, practical organization, basic design, and outstanding issues for extension of a more advanced form of approach to communication, and access to information. ... See More +

Publication WDP430 FEB 28, 2002

Wellenius,Bjorn Disclosed

Managing the real and fiscal effects of banking crises (English)

The study provides two recent analyses, spurred by the recent East Asian crisis, of government responses to financial distress, and, also presents a comprehensive database on systemic, and borderline banking crises. ... See More +

Publication WDP428 JAN 31, 2002

Klingbiel, Daniela; Laeven, Luc [editors]; Claesen Disclosed

Structural adjustment in the transition - case studies from Albania, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Moldova (English)

The study reviews the performance of four transition countries - Albania, Azerbaijan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Moldova - in the areas of private, and financial sector development, identifying both their achievements, and challenges, to extract beneficial reform efforts, and alternative approaches, setting the pace for sustainable growth. ... See More +

Publication WDP429 JAN 31, 2002

Siegelbaum, Paul J.; Sherif, Khaled; Borish, Micha Disclosed

Unleashing Russia's business potential - lessons from the regions for building market institutions (English)

This analyzes, based on more than seventy company case studies across 13 Russian regions during the spring, summer, and fall of 2000, and the summer of 2001, examines four key issues that Russian firms face in carrying out business transactions in Russia's regional markets: 1) the state of enterprise competition; 2) the regulatory regime governing the delivery of infrastructure services (with a focus on the telecom, and Internet sector); 3) the sources, and use of corporate finance; and, 4) the efficacy of the court system in fostering the settlement of commercial disputes. ... See More +

Publication WDP434 JAN 01, 2002

Broadman, Harry G. [editor]; Dutz, Mark; Vagliasin Russian Disclosed

Unleashing Russia's business potential - lessons from the regions for building market institutions (Russian)

This analyzes, based on more than seventy company case studies across 13 Russian regions during the spring, summer, and fall of 2000, and the summer of 2001, examines four key issues that Russian firms face in carrying out business transactions in Russia's regional markets: 1) the state of enterprise competition; 2) the regulatory regime governing the delivery of infrastructure services (with a focus on the telecom, and Internet sector); 3) the sources, and use of corporate finance; and, 4) the efficacy of the court system in fostering the settlement of commercial disputes. ... See More +

Publication WDP434 JAN 01, 2002

Broadman, Harry G. [editor]; Dutz, Mark; Vagliasin English Disclosed

Trade and transport facilitation : a toolkit for audit, analysis, and remedial action (English)

This document is an expanded version of the paper published in 2000 under the title "Trade and Transport Facilitation: An Audit Methodology." It seeks to improve the effectiveness of diagnosis and corrective activities in the field of trade and transport facilitation by providing beyond guidelines on how to carry out the preliminary audit, insights on how to go over analysis, and preparation of appropriate remedial action. ... See More +

Publication WDP427 DEC 31, 2001

Raven,John A. Disclosed

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Curbing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Djibouti (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 58919 Working Paper
Public and private sector approaches to improving pharmaceutical quality in Bangladesh (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 68357 Working Paper
Guidelines : formulation and implementation of national action plans to combat illegal logging and other forest crime - draft for discussion (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 56160 Working Paper
Australia's successful response to AIDS and the role of law reform (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37209 Working Paper
Accelerating the education sector response to HIV/AIDS in Africa : a review of World Bank assistance (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 34047 Working Paper
Lessons learned to date from HIV/AIDS transport corridor projects (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 34062 Working Paper
Lessons from World Bank-supported initiatives to fight HIV/AIDS in countries with IBRD loans and IDA credits in Nonaccrual (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 32501 Working Paper
The Indian pharmaceutical sector : issues and options for health sector reform (English)
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SEP 30, 2002 WDP437 Publication
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2002 WDP433 Publication
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean : Dimensiones de genero del consumo de alcohol y problemas afines en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2002 WDP435 Publication English
Telecommunications and information services for the poor - toward a strategy for universal access (English)
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APR 30, 2002 WDP432 Publication
The environmental implications of privatization : lessons for developing countries (English)
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APR 30, 2002 WDP426 Publication
Electronic finance - a new approach to financial sector development ? (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 WDP431 Publication
Gender dimensions of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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MAR 01, 2002 WDP435 Publication Spanish
Closing the gap in access to rural communications - Chile 1995 - 2002 (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 WDP430 Publication
Managing the real and fiscal effects of banking crises (English)
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JAN 31, 2002 WDP428 Publication
Structural adjustment in the transition - case studies from Albania, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Moldova (English)
See More +
JAN 31, 2002 WDP429 Publication
Unleashing Russia's business potential - lessons from the regions for building market institutions (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 WDP434 Publication Russian
Unleashing Russia's business potential - lessons from the regions for building market institutions (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 WDP434 Publication English
Trade and transport facilitation : a toolkit for audit, analysis, and remedial action (English)
See More +
DEC 31, 2001 WDP427 Publication