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Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)

From its inception, the Disease Control Priorities series has focused attention on delivering effective health interventions that can result in dramatic reductions in mortality and disability at relatively modest cost. ... See More +

Publication 121611 NOV 20, 2017

Horton,Susan (editor); Bundy,Donald A. P. (editor); Patton,George C. (editor); Silva,Nilanthi de (editor); Jamison,Dean T. (editor) Disclosed

Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)

Development institutions and governments agree on the need to start early when it comes to children’s healthy development. Early childhood is a critical time for both the brain and body, and it’s important that children receive appropriate nutrition, health, stimulation and socio-emotional support in this period. ... See More +

Brief 121111 OCT 01, 2017

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Maternal and child health : the World Bank Group's response to sutainable development goal 3 : Target 3.1 and 3.2 (English)

The aim of this paper is to explore the advances made in maternal and child health (MCH) over the past 25 years, analyzing World Bank Group (WBG) operational investments in MCH, as countries shift their focus to the sustainable development goals (SDGs). ... See More +

Working Paper 121500 SEP 01, 2017

Gordillo-Tobar,Amparo Elena; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Quinlan-Davidson,Meaghen Bridget Anne Disclosed

Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)

Arsenic contamination in shallow groundwater aquifers remains a major barrier to providing access to safe drinking water in Bangladesh. Chronic exposure to arsenic has been shown to cause serious health impacts, including various cancers, skin lesions, neurological damage, heart disease, and hypertension. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8172 AUG 24, 2017

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Children of young mothers are at higher risk of morbidity and under-five mortality. Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121632 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Ethiopia (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121633 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Malawi (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121634 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Bangladesh (English)

In Bangladesh, more than three in ten children under the age of five are stunted; but for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk of stunting is higher. controlling for socio-economic and other characteristics, being born of a mother younger than 18 increases the likelihood of stunting for children under-five by five percentage points in the baseline model, as compared to otherwise similar children born of older mothers. ... See More +

Brief 121603 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 (English)

Sustaining in recent years expenditure on early childhood education (ECE) at over a fifth of its education budget, Mongolia is a relatively high spender on pre-primary education. ... See More +

Working Paper 113752 MAR 01, 2017

Mongolian Disclosed

Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 : Монгол улсын сургуулийн өмнөх боловсрол: үйлчилгээний хүртээмж, чанар ба хүүхдийн хөгжлийн үр дүн (Mongolian)

Sustaining in recent years expenditure on early childhood education (ECE) at over a fifth of its education budget, Mongolia is a relatively high spender on pre-primary education. ... See More +

Working Paper 113752 MAR 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Promising approaches in early childhood development : early childhood development interventions from around the World (English)

Working Paper 114015 MAR 01, 2017

Devercelli,Amanda Epstein; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Denboba,Amina Debissa; Mulet,Pamela; Powers,Shawn Michael; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft Disclosed

Building the Human Capital of Tomorrow - An Impact Evaluation of the Early Childhood Stimulation Program (English)

This policy note examines the status of Early Childhood Development (ECD) efforts in Bangladesh and presents the results of a rigorous impact evaluation of an ECD program. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS20849 FEB 16, 2017

Nomura,Shinsaku Disclosed

Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country (English)

Longitudinal patterns of child development and socioeconomic status are described for a cohort of children in Madagascar who were surveyed when they were 3–6 and 7-10 years old. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7973 FEB 15, 2017

Galasso,Emanuela; Weber,Ann; Fernald,Lia C. H. Disclosed

Serbia - Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project for Serbia is to improve access to quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services, in particular for children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1802 JAN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Planning for developing child-friendly aanganwadis : handbook for officers, administrators, and planners : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी विकसित करने की योजना बनाना (Hindi,English)

This document is for all those officers, planners, and administrators who are working for aanganwadi integrated child development scheme (ICDS) development at project, district, or state and union territory level. ... See More +

Working Paper 114276 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Developing child-friendly aanganwadis with bala : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी बाला के साथ विकसित करना (Hindi,English)

This construction manual is for agencies, engineers, and architects involved in aanganwadi repair and renovation or new construction. This report gives detailed information and guidance to understand and construct the concept of making better Aanganwadis, methods of child-centric repair or construction; role of building as learning aid (BaLA) in child development and developing BaLA - settings and BaLA - resources in aanganwadi premises. ... See More +

Working Paper 114275 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Early childhood development in Tonga : baseline results from the Tongan early human capability index (English)

Early childhood development is the holistic development of children from conception to about eight years. Development is defined as the process of change in which children come to master increasingly complex levels of moving, thinking, feeling, and interacting with people and objects in their environment. ... See More +

Publication 110821 DEC 07, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Ann; Vu,Binh Thanh Disclosed

The status of early childhood health and development in northern Lao PDR (English)

This report presents baseline data from 7,520 children in 7,355 households, across five provinces, 14 districts and 376 villages in northern Lao PDR. ... See More +

Working Paper 113100 DEC 01, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Ann; Sincovich,Alanna; Danchev,Plamen Nikolov Disclosed

China - Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project (English)

The objective of the Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project (YECEIP) for China is to improve the access and quality of ECE provision in the Project counties in Yunnan Province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1589 NOV 16, 2016

Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic – Early Childhood Education Project : snapshot one – project background and baseline data demographics (English)

This is the first of four snapshot reports presenting preliminary findings from the Early Childhood Education Study. The ECE Study was initiated to evaluate the Early Childhood Education Project in Lao People`s Democratic Republic (PDR). ... See More +

Working Paper 110261 NOV 15, 2016

Disclosed

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Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121111 Brief
Maternal and child health : the World Bank Group's response to sutainable development goal 3 : Target 3.1 and 3.2 (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121500 Working Paper
Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)
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AUG 24, 2017 WPS8172 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121632 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121633 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Malawi (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121634 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121603 Brief
Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113752 Working Paper Mongolian
Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 : Монгол улсын сургуулийн өмнөх боловсрол: үйлчилгээний хүртээмж, чанар ба хүүхдийн хөгжлийн үр дүн (Mongolian)
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MAR 01, 2017 113752 Working Paper English
Promising approaches in early childhood development : early childhood development interventions from around the World (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114015 Working Paper
Building the Human Capital of Tomorrow - An Impact Evaluation of the Early Childhood Stimulation Program (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 ACS20849 Working Paper
Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 WPS7973 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project (English)
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JAN 30, 2017 PAD1802 Project Appraisal Document
Planning for developing child-friendly aanganwadis : handbook for officers, administrators, and planners : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी विकसित करने की योजना बनाना (Hindi,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114276 Working Paper
Developing child-friendly aanganwadis with bala : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी बाला के साथ विकसित करना (Hindi,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114275 Working Paper
Early childhood development in Tonga : baseline results from the Tongan early human capability index (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 110821 Publication
The status of early childhood health and development in northern Lao PDR (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113100 Working Paper
China - Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project (English)
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NOV 16, 2016 PAD1589 Project Appraisal Document
Lao People's Democratic Republic – Early Childhood Education Project : snapshot one – project background and baseline data demographics (English)
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NOV 15, 2016 110261 Working Paper