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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

Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes in this series on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. ... See More +

Brief 120586 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali French 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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Child marriage and fertility in Bangladesh (English)

The relationship between child marriage and fertility can be due in part to the socio-economic and cultural context in which girls who marry early tend to live. ... See More +

Brief 121579 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa 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

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

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta 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

SABER in Action: Tunisia (English)

As Tunisia emerges from the Arab Spring, its new constitution explicitly recognizes the rights of the child and the responsibility of both the State and parents to act in the child’s best interest to guarantee dignity, healthcare, protection, and education. ... See More +

Brief 114303 JAN 01, 2017

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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

Cashing in on education : women, childcare, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Investments in education across countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have transformed the lives of millions of girls and the prospects of their families and societies. ... See More +

Publication 113644 OCT 04, 2016

Mateo Díaz,Mercedes; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes Disclosed

Seeking opportunities for all : 2016 humanity opportunity index for Latin America and the Caribbean : Buscando oportunidades para todos: índice oportunidade humana 2016 para a América Latina e o Caribe (Portuguese)

The Human Opportunity Index (HOI) measures how equitably services are provided within countries. The indicator allows to better monitor if children have access to these opportunities independently of individual circumstances that are out of control. ... See More +

Brief 109075 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Seeking opportunities for all : 2016 humanity opportunity index for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Human Opportunity Index (HOI) measures how equitably services are provided within countries. The indicator allows to better monitor if children have access to these opportunities independently of individual circumstances that are out of control. ... See More +

Brief 109075 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Compendium of international and legal frameworks on child marriage (English)

The Compendium of International and National Legal Framework on Child Marriage (‘the Compendium’) provides a survey of the key international, regional and national legal instruments as they relate to the right to marry with the full and free consent of the intending spouses and to the obligation for government to take legislative measures to abolish child marriage. ... See More +

Working Paper 109260 SEP 01, 2016

Calimoutou,Emelyne; Liu,Yuantao; Mbu,Beverley Disclosed

Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Teenage pregnancies have potential negative consequences on the next generation. Children born to adolescent mothers are particularly at risk in terms of health, nutrition, cognitive and socio-emotional development. ... See More +

Brief 106486 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Mcconnell,Christin Disclosed

Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objectives of the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project for Uganda are to: (a) improve utilization of essential health services with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services in target districts; and (b) scale up birth and death registration services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2274 JUN 09, 2016

Kiwanuka,Harriet E. N. Disclosed

Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)

Under nutrition levels in Lao PDR remain among the highest in the world, despite both rapid economic growth and a significant decline in poverty over the past years. ... See More +

Working Paper 107927 JUN 01, 2016

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Pimhidzai,Obert Laotian Disclosed

Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity : Aperçu : investir dans la petite enfance pour favoriser la croissance et la productivité (French)

Investing in the early years is one of the smartest things a country can do to eliminate extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity, and create the human capital needed for economies to diversify and grow. ... See More +

Brief 108831 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

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Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120586 Brief French
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
Child marriage and fertility in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121579 Brief
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
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
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief
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
SABER in Action: Tunisia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114303 Brief
The status of early childhood health and development in northern Lao PDR (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113100 Working Paper
Cashing in on education : women, childcare, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 113644 Publication
Seeking opportunities for all : 2016 humanity opportunity index for Latin America and the Caribbean : Buscando oportunidades para todos: índice oportunidade humana 2016 para a América Latina e o Caribe (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2016 109075 Brief
Seeking opportunities for all : 2016 humanity opportunity index for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109075 Brief
Compendium of international and legal frameworks on child marriage (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109260 Working Paper
Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106486 Brief
Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 SFG2274 Resettlement Plan
Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 107927 Working Paper Laotian
Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity : Aperçu : investir dans la petite enfance pour favoriser la croissance et la productivité (French)
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MAY 10, 2016 108831 Brief