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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Reducing Health Risk Factors - P160512 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR37930 JUN 30, 2019

Kostallari,Lorena Disclosed

Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups (English)

Self-help groups (SHGs) are the most common form of microfinance in India. The authors provide evidence that SHGs, composed of women only, undertake collective actions for the provision of public goods within village communities. ... See More +

Journal Article 129171 JAN 01, 2017

Casini, Paolo; Vandewalle,Lore Dries A.; Wahhaj, Zaki Disclosed

Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 112742 JAN 01, 2017

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Reducing Health Risk Factors - P160512 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC71577 DEC 30, 2016

AnaHolt Disclosed

Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)

The current crisis of forced displacement is posing serious humanitarian and development challenges across the world. The World Bank Group and the international community at large cannot ignore these challenges, given their scale and complexity. ... See More +

Working Paper 111164 DEC 19, 2016

Marquez,Patricio V. 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

Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups (English)

Self-help groups (SHGs) are the most common form of microfinance in India. The authors provide evidence that SHGs, composed of women only, undertake collective actions for the provision of public goods within village communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7397 AUG 19, 2015

Casini,Paolo; Vandewalle,Lore; Wahhaj,Zaki Disclosed

Botswana - National HIV/AIDS Prevention Support Project : procurement plan for twelve months (October 2013 - September 2014) (English)

Procurement Plan 89618 JUL 22, 2014

Disclosed

Botswana - National HIV/AIDS Prevention Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 88393 MAY 13, 2014

Disclosed

Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (English)

Cash transfers have been demonstrated to improve education and health outcomes and alleviate poverty in various contexts. However, policy makers and others often express concern that poor households will use transfers to buy alcohol, tobacco, or other "temptation goods." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6886 MAY 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna Disclosed

Social norms and communication influence (English)

Social norms can be understood as either 'what most people think and do' or, alternatively, 'what individuals believe most people think and do.' ... See More +

Brief 52628 JAN 01, 2010

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So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44837 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4657 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

Youth risk-taking behavior in Brazil : drug use and teenage pregnancy (English)

Using an extensive survey that addresses risk factors faced by the population in the shantytowns (favelas) of Fortaleza, Brazil, the aim of this paper is to study risk-taking behavior by youth, focusing on drug use and teenage pregnancy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4548 MAR 01, 2008

Cardoso, Ana Rute; Verner, Dorte Disclosed

Why have traffic fatalities declined in industrialized countries ? Implications for pedestrians and vehicle occupants (English)

This paper examines whether the relationship between traffic fatalities and per capita income is the same for different classes of road users and investigates the factors underlying the decline in fatalities per vehicle kilometer traveled (VKT) observed in high-income countries over recent decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3678 AUG 01, 2005

Kopits, Elizabeth; Cropper, Maureen Disclosed

Mental health and the global development agenda : what role for the World Bank? - proceedings of a November 2003 seminar and an overview of World Bank interventions in mental health (English)

In order to review the past five years of engagement in the area of mental health, the World Bank organized a seminar with partner agencies to bring together practitioners and researchers equipped to share ideas on the successes and challenges of integrating mental health into World Bank activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 124005 AUG 01, 2004

Thomas,Rachel Joanne Disclosed

Alcohol (English)

Alcohol abuse is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Alcohol abuse is responsible for 4 percent of global deaths and disability, nearly as much as tobacco and five times the burden of illicit drugs (WHO). ... See More +

Brief 53650 NOV 01, 2003

Russian Disclosed

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

Violence in a post-conflict context : urban poor perceptions from Guatemala (English)

The study documents how people living in poor urban communities in Guatemala perceive violence. Specifically, it identifies the categories of violence affecting poor communities, the costs of different types of violence, the effects on violence on social capital, the interventions employed by people to deal with violence, and the causes and effects of social exclusion. ... See More +

Publication 23211 DEC 31, 2001

Moser, Caroline; McIlwaine, Cathy Spanish

Transcript of meeting of the committee on development effectiveness, held on Thursday, June 10, 1999 (English)

This transcript, from the committee on development effectiveness held on Thursday, June 10, 1999 is to discuss the paper entitled ‘World Bank Group note on Alcohol Beverages’, a draft final report, and, the paper is scheduled for consideration at the Board on June 17th. ... See More +

Transcript 115725 JUN 10, 1999

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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Reducing Health Risk Factors - P160512 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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JUN 30, 2019 ISR37930 Implementation Status and Results Report
Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 129171 Journal Article
Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112742 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Reducing Health Risk Factors - P160512 (English)
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DEC 30, 2016 PIDC71577 Project Information Document
Mental health among displaced people and refugees : making the case for action at the World Bank Group (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 111164 Working Paper
Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 104282 Publication
Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 WPS7397 Policy Research Working Paper
Botswana - National HIV/AIDS Prevention Support Project : procurement plan for twelve months (October 2013 - September 2014) (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 89618 Procurement Plan
Botswana - National HIV/AIDS Prevention Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 13, 2014 88393 Procurement Plan
Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6886 Policy Research Working Paper
Social norms and communication influence (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 52628 Brief
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44837 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4657 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth risk-taking behavior in Brazil : drug use and teenage pregnancy (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4548 Policy Research Working Paper
Why have traffic fatalities declined in industrialized countries ? Implications for pedestrians and vehicle occupants (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 WPS3678 Policy Research Working Paper
Mental health and the global development agenda : what role for the World Bank? - proceedings of a November 2003 seminar and an overview of World Bank interventions in mental health (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 124005 Working Paper
Alcohol (English)
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NOV 01, 2003 53650 Brief Russian
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
Violence in a post-conflict context : urban poor perceptions from Guatemala (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 23211 Publication Spanish
Transcript of meeting of the committee on development effectiveness, held on Thursday, June 10, 1999 (English)
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JUN 10, 1999 115725 Transcript