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A toolkit for measuring early childhood development in low and middle income countries (English)

The primary purpose of this Toolkit is to provide a resource for researchers, evaluators, and program personnel from various disciplines interested in assessing early childhood development (ECD) in low and middle-income countries – either for planning and evaluating interventions, monitoring development over time, or conducting a situation analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper 122031 DEC 01, 2017

Prado,Elizabeth Leah; Fernald, Lia C. H.; Kariger,Patricia Karol; Raikes, Abbie Disclosed

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

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

Tackling childcare : the business case for employer-supported childcare (English)

Almost one in 10 of the world’s population, 679 million, are children younger than five years old. To thrive and develop, these children and their older siblings need care. ... See More +

Working Paper 121546 SEP 01, 2017

Niethammer,Carmen; Davis,Michelle Caitlin; Hoffmann,Nathalie Ilona; Devercelli,Amanda Epstein; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Alkastalani Dexter,Gharam; Kalashyan,Anna; Hasan,Tazeen; Nasir,Rudaba Disclosed

Supporting disadvantaged children enter kindergarten: experimental evidence from Bulgaria (English)

This paper presents findings from a large scale multi-arm randomized control trial implemented in 2014-2015 across 236 poor settlements across Bulgaria with the aim to improve full-day kindergarten participation of poor children, especially Roma and Turkish. ... See More +

Working Paper 116056 JUN 01, 2017

Bulgarian 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

Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)

Lesotho is a small, mountainous kingdom, surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. The country is divided into ten administrative districts and further divided into four ecological zones: Lowlands, Foothills, Mountains, and Senqu River Valley (Ministry of Health, Lesotho and ICF International, 2016). ... See More +

Working Paper 114373 APR 01, 2017

Walldorf,Jeanette; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Shapira,Gil; Yamashita-Allen,Kanako 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

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

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

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

The role of information and cash transfers on early childhood development : evidence from Nepal (English)

Although substantial progress has been made in combating malnutrition at the global level, chronic maternal and child malnutrition remains a serious problem in many parts of the developing world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7931 DEC 29, 2016

Levere,Michael Benjamin; Acharya,Gayatri; Bharadwaj,Prashant 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

Early childhood diarrhea in rural Bangladesh (English)

The study was nested within a larger randomized controlled trial with funding from the World Bank’s South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI), measuring the benefits of water quality, sanitation, hand washing, and nutritional interventions to improve child health and development. ... See More +

Brief 110772 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
A toolkit for measuring early childhood development in low and middle income countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122031 Working Paper
Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
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
Tackling childcare : the business case for employer-supported childcare (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121546 Working Paper
Supporting disadvantaged children enter kindergarten: experimental evidence from Bulgaria (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116056 Working Paper Bulgarian
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
Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114373 Working Paper
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
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
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
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
The role of information and cash transfers on early childhood development : evidence from Nepal (English)
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DEC 29, 2016 WPS7931 Policy Research 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
Early childhood diarrhea in rural Bangladesh (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110772 Brief