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The right to information and privacy : balancing rights and managing conflicts - access to information program (English)

The right to privacy and the right to information are both essential human rights in the modern information society. For the most part, these two rights complement each other in holding governments accountable to individuals. ... See More +

Working Paper 80740 JAN 01, 2015

Banisar,David Amir Disclosed

Health insurance handbook : how to make it work (English)

Many countries that subscribe to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have committed to ensuring access to basic health services for their citizens. ... See More +

Publication 66234 JAN 18, 2012

Wang, Hong; Switlick, Kimberly; Ortiz, Christine; Zurita, Beatriz; Connor, Catherine Disclosed

Natural oil companies and value creation (English)

Approximately two billion dollars a day of petroleum are traded worldwide, which makes petroleum the largest single item in the balance of payments and exchanges between nations. ... See More +

Publication 63437 JUL 13, 2011

Tordo, Silvana; Tracy, Brandon S.; Arfaa, Noora Disclosed

Youth employment and skills development in the Gambia (English)

Despite substantial improvements in access to basic education and steady economic growth, The Gambia still faces considerable challenges in respect to reducing poverty. ... See More +

Publication 63845 JUL 08, 2011

Lahire, Nathalie; Johanson, Richard; Wilcox, Ryoko Tomita Disclosed

Health, nutrition, and population in Madagascar 2000-09 (English)

With an income per capita US$400 in 2008, Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in the world. Poverty is widespread but with significant urban-rural differences (52 percent versus 74 percent). ... See More +

Publication 63255 JUL 05, 2011

Sharp, Maryanne; Kruse, Ioana Disclosed

Private health sector assessment in Mali : the post-Bamako initiative reality (English)

This country assessment of the private health sector in Mali is part of a series of studies designed to deepen understanding of ways to enhance the health policy framework, business environment, and investment climate in which the private health sector operates in African countries. ... See More +

Publication 63254 JUN 24, 2011

Lamiaux, Mathieu; Rouzaud, Francois; Woods, Wendy French Disclosed

A decade of aid to the health sector in Somalia 2000-2009 (English)

This study reviews: (1) how levels of donor financing of the health sector in Somalia varied over the decade 2000-09, (2) which health interventions were prioritized by donors, and (3) how evenly health sector aid was distributed to the different zones of Somalia. ... See More +

Publication 61898 JUN 02, 2011

Capobianco, Emanuele; Naidu, Veni Disclosed

Private health sector assessment in Ghana (English)

Most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa confront serious health challenges; however, Ghana has done beer than many of its neighbors. Ghana's life expectancy at birth is 60 years (versus 53 for all of Sub-Saharan Africa), the infant mortality rate is 73 per thousand (versus 79), and the maternal mortality ratio is 562 per 100,000 (versus 832) (World Bank 2009b). ... See More +

Publication 61312 APR 26, 2011

Makinen, Marty; Sealy, Stephanie; Bitran, Ricardo A.; Adjei, Sam; Munoz, Rodrigo Disclosed

The human resources for health crisis in Zambia : an outcome of health worker entry exit, and performance within the national labor health market (English)

This report compiles recent evidence on the Zambian health labor market and provides some baseline information on human resources for health (HRH) to help the government address its HRH challenges. ... See More +

Publication 61897 APR 26, 2011

Herbst, Christopher H.; Vledder, Monique; Campbell, Karen; Sjöblom, Mirja; Soucat, Agnes Disclosed

Labor competency certifications in commercial occupations : a literature review (English)

Firms generally seek to acquire a competent and stable workforce, as well as to maintain and upgrade the aggregate knowledge and skills of their workers at the lowest possible cost. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 61696 MAR 01, 2011

Crawford, Michael; Paulina Mogollon, Maria Disclosed

Natural oil companies and value creation (Vol. 3) (English)

Approximately two billion dollars a day of petroleum are traded worldwide, which makes petroleum the largest single item in the balance of payments and exchanges between nations. ... See More +

Publication 63437 MAR 01, 2011

Tordo, Silvana; Tracy, Brandon S.; Arfaa, Noora Disclosed

Natural oil companies and value creation (Vol. 2) (English)

Approximately two billion dollars a day of petroleum are traded worldwide, which makes petroleum the largest single item in the balance of payments and exchanges between nations. ... See More +

Publication 63437 MAR 01, 2011

Tordo, Silvana; Tracy, Brandon S.; Arfaa, Noora Disclosed

Private health sector assessment in Mali : the post-Bamako initiative reality : Etude sur le secteur prive de la sante au Mali (French)

This country assessment of the private health sector in Mali is part of a series of studies designed to deepen understanding of ways to enhance the health policy framework, business environment, and investment climate in which the private health sector operates in African countries. ... See More +

Publication 63254 JAN 01, 2011

Lamiaux, Mathieu; Rouzaud, Francois; Woods, Wendy English Disclosed

Reducing geographical imbalances of health workers in Sub-Saharan Africa : a labor market perspective on what works, what does not, and why (English)

This report discusses and analyzes labor market dynamics and outcomes (including unemployment, worker shortages, and urban-rural imbalances of categories of health workers) from a labor economics perspective. ... See More +

Publication 58843 DEC 01, 2010

Lemiere, Christophe; Herbst, Christopher H.; Jahanshahi, Negda; Smith, Ellen Disclosed

Uganda's remittance corridors from United Kingdom, United States, and South Africa : challenges to linking remittances to the use of formal services (English)

The purpose of this study is to gather a broad spectrum of remittance data related to Uganda and the three remittance corridors and compile such information in a comprehensive report with a view to sharing knowledge and expertise. ... See More +

Publication 58012 NOV 11, 2010

Endo, Isaku; Namaaji, Jane; Kulathunga, Anoma Disclosed

Nonprofit organizations and the combatting of terrorism financing : a proportionate response (English)

One of the ways that terrorist organizations raise and transfer funds is by using the fundraising power, and the aura of charitable activity, of nonprofit organizations (NPOs). ... See More +

Publication 57879 NOV 10, 2010

Willebois, Emile van der Does de Disclosed

Mainstreaming building energy efficiency codes in developing countries : global experiences and lessons from early adopters (English)

This report summarizes the findings of an extensive literature survey of the experiences of implementing BEECs in developed countries. It also includes case studies of four developing countries- China, Egypt, India, and Mexico and the state of California in the United States of America. ... See More +

Publication 57877 OCT 12, 2010

Liu, Feng; Meyer, Anke S.; Hogan, John F. Disclosed

Budgeting for effectiveness in Rwanda : from reconstruction to reform (English)

The overall objective of this comprehensive report is to consider Rwanda's budget support in the context of its overall public expenditure and resources to: (a) provide an overview of Rwanda's experience with budget support, reform measures, and its progress of budget harmonization, (b) provide the first comprehensive assessment of all of Rwanda's overall public expenditures and resources between 2004 and 2007, and (c) provide the first summary of public expenditure reviews and related analytical work undertaken in priority sectors, covering varying periods between 2000 and 2007. ... See More +

Publication 57880 OCT 10, 2010

Sayinzoga, Kampeta; Soucat, Agnes; Kjellgren, Annika; Musafiri, Prosper Disclosed

A financing facility for low-carbon development (English)

The reality of climate change associated with anthropogenic emissions is now widely acknowledged by the scientific community. Its potential devastating future harms are equally well perceived and as stated in the Copenhagen Accord major nations agree on the need to jointly and urgently combat climate change. ... See More +

Publication 57874 SEP 21, 2010

Gouvello, Christophede; Zelenko, Ivan; Ambrosi, Philippe Disclosed

Lesotho Highlands Water Project : communication practices for governance and sustainability improvement (English)

The past decade has witnessed major shift thinking about water, including how water infrastructure development strategies can help advance sustainable development and the global fight against poverty. ... See More +

Publication 55840 JUL 30, 2010

Haas, Lawrence J.M.; Mazzei, Leonardo; O'Leary, Donal T.; Disclosed

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The right to information and privacy : balancing rights and managing conflicts - access to information program (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80740 Working Paper
Health insurance handbook : how to make it work (English)
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JAN 18, 2012 66234 Publication
Natural oil companies and value creation (English)
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JUL 13, 2011 63437 Publication
Youth employment and skills development in the Gambia (English)
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JUL 08, 2011 63845 Publication
Health, nutrition, and population in Madagascar 2000-09 (English)
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JUL 05, 2011 63255 Publication
Private health sector assessment in Mali : the post-Bamako initiative reality (English)
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JUN 24, 2011 63254 Publication French
A decade of aid to the health sector in Somalia 2000-2009 (English)
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JUN 02, 2011 61898 Publication
Private health sector assessment in Ghana (English)
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APR 26, 2011 61312 Publication
The human resources for health crisis in Zambia : an outcome of health worker entry exit, and performance within the national labor health market (English)
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APR 26, 2011 61897 Publication
Labor competency certifications in commercial occupations : a literature review (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 61696 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Natural oil companies and value creation (Vol. 3) (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 63437 Publication
Natural oil companies and value creation (Vol. 2) (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 63437 Publication
Private health sector assessment in Mali : the post-Bamako initiative reality : Etude sur le secteur prive de la sante au Mali (French)
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JAN 01, 2011 63254 Publication English
Reducing geographical imbalances of health workers in Sub-Saharan Africa : a labor market perspective on what works, what does not, and why (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 58843 Publication
Uganda's remittance corridors from United Kingdom, United States, and South Africa : challenges to linking remittances to the use of formal services (English)
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NOV 11, 2010 58012 Publication
Nonprofit organizations and the combatting of terrorism financing : a proportionate response (English)
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NOV 10, 2010 57879 Publication
Mainstreaming building energy efficiency codes in developing countries : global experiences and lessons from early adopters (English)
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OCT 12, 2010 57877 Publication
Budgeting for effectiveness in Rwanda : from reconstruction to reform (English)
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OCT 10, 2010 57880 Publication
A financing facility for low-carbon development (English)
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SEP 21, 2010 57874 Publication
Lesotho Highlands Water Project : communication practices for governance and sustainability improvement (English)
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JUL 30, 2010 55840 Publication