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Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis report (English)

The international community is increasingly aware of the negative impacts of child marriage on a wide range of development outcomes. Ending child marriage is now part of the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 116829 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Nayihouba,Kolobadia Ada; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, Jeff; Kes, Aslihan; John, Neetu; Murithi, Lydia; Steinhaus, Mara; Petroni, Suzanne Disclosed

Haryana - Health and education (English)

Education is an area in which Haryana has made significant progress. More adults in Haryana have completed secondary school than in many other states. ... See More +

Brief 119152 JUN 20, 2017

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Himachal Pradesh - Health and education (English)

Himachal Pradesh has made significant progress in education. Over two-thirds of its adults have completed secondary school, higher than in many other states. ... See More +

Brief 119180 JUN 20, 2017

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Maharashtra - Health and education (English)

Health and education outcomes in Maharashtra are improving. Nonetheless, progress is slow. On the bright side, infant mortality, already lower than in many other states, is declining. ... See More +

Brief 119252 JUN 20, 2017

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Punjab - Health and education (English)

Punjab has made significant progress in health and education. Infant mortality and open defecation rates are lower than the national average. And, more adults have completed secondary school than in many other states. ... See More +

Brief 119258 JUN 20, 2017

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Tamil Nadu - Health and education (English)

Tamil Nadu has recorded mixed progress on health and education. Infant mortality is among the lowest in the country and is declining. Malnutrition is low for most households compared to the national average. ... See More +

Brief 119265 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)

A growing body of research suggests that the quantity and quality of structural inputs of education and healthcare services such as infrastructure, classroom and medical supplies, and even teacher and medical training are largely irrelevant if teachers and healthcare providers do not exert the requisite effort totranslate these inputs into effective teaching and medical service. ... See More +

Publication 114997 MAY 11, 2017

Rabie,Tamer Samah; Nikaein Towfighian,Samira; Clark,Cari Jo; Cammett,Melani Disclosed

Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3290 APR 21, 2017

Gonzalez,Viviana A. Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Health and Social Protection Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to: (i) improve health outcomes in four health priority areas in support of the ‘Den Sooluk’ National Health Reform Program 2012‐2016; and (ii) enable the Government's efforts to enhance effectiveness and targeting performance of social assistance and services. ... See More +

Board Report RES24817 MAR 07, 2017

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Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project (English)

The objective of the Crecer Sano: Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project is to improve selected practices, services and behaviors known to be key determinants of chronic malnutrition (with an emphasis on the first 1,000 days of life) in the intervention areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1922 MAR 03, 2017

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Ascendis health : bringing high-quality pharmaceuticals and medical devices to over 100 countries - achieving pharma and medical synergies through mergers and acquisitions : case study (English)

The Pharma subdivision reaches the most vulnerable patients with its drugs in four ways: (1) selling generic drugs, which are priced lower than originator drugs thus promoting affordability, (2) selling through dispensing doctors, which helps reach low income patients in remote areas in South Africa, (3) selling generic drugs in large volumes to public hospitals through government tenders, and (4) selling to international relief organizations working with refugees and victims of conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 113522 DEC 01, 2016

Casanova,Ann Marie; Bindra,Pushpinder; Crentsil,Leticia D.; Dalton,Charles William; Sharkawi, Radwa El; Hsu,Edward; Jagannathan,Srividya; Mccahan,Christopher M.; Sterlin,Elena J. Disclosed

Ending aids in Johannesburg : an analysis of the status and scale-up towards HIV treatment and prevention targets (English)

Johannesburg, one of South Africa’s metropolitan municipalities and one of the 52 health districts has more people living with HIV (PLHIV) than any other city worldwide at ~600,000. ... See More +

Brief 110317 OCT 01, 2016

Kganakga, Connie; Munthree, Chantal; Mohideen, Feroza; Wijk, Emay van; Massawe, Dianne; Nel, Dawie; Medeiros, Nelson; Ikhile, Albert; Sibeko, Vusi; Govender, Nevashan; Modibedi, Charlotte; Arendse, Clairissa Disclosed

Partnerships for better education results (English)

The World Bank Group’s Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) initiative produces data on education system policies and institutions, analyzes and evaluates their quality, and provides decision makers and stakeholders with an assessment that fosters structured and informed policy dialogue on how to most effectively strengthen education systems. ... See More +

Brief 114300 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Jharkhand - Health and education (English)

There is slow progress on health and education in Jharkhand. Infant mortality is lower than in other Low Income States, and falling. However, malnutrition and open defecation are among the highest in the country, even among richer households in the state. ... See More +

Brief 105856 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar - Health and education (English)

Bihar has a lot of ground to cover in improving health and education outcomes. The state hasone of the highest incidence of malnutrition in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105859 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)

Uttar Pradesh has made mixed progress on education and health outcomes. Infant mortalityremains high despite improvements in recent years. Open defecation is practiced widely, evenin high income households. ... See More +

Brief 105886 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)

This study examines the determinants of adolescent sexual behavior and fertility in Nigeria, with a special focus on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of adolescents aged 10-19 years old in Karu Local Government Authority (LGA), a peri-urban area near the capital city of Abuja. ... See More +

Working Paper 103667 JAN 31, 2016

Cortez,Rafael A.; Saadat,Seemeen; Marinda,Edmore; Odutolu,Oluwole Disclosed

A perceived divide : how Indonesians perceive inequality and what they want done about it (English)

Inequality in Indonesia is rising and a recent survey suggests that Indonesians are growing increasingly concerned. The Gini coefficient in Indonesia has increased sharply over the past 15 years, increasing from 30 in 2000 to 41 in 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 101664 NOV 01, 2015

Indrakesuma,Taufik Ramadhan; Janz,Edgar; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant Disclosed

Tuvalu - Second Development Policy Operation Program (English)

The Second Development Policy Operation for Tuvalu is the second in a programmatic series of two operations in support of the coutnry's ongoing reform efforts. ... See More +

Program Document 94359 FEB 27, 2015

Disclosed

Congo - Health Sector Services Development Project (English)

The Congo Health Sector Services Development Project received a moderately satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development. Both the Bank and the Borrower received moderately satisfactory ratings for their performances. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3204 DEC 30, 2014

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Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis report (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116829 Working Paper
Haryana - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119152 Brief
Himachal Pradesh - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119180 Brief
Maharashtra - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119252 Brief
Punjab - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119258 Brief
Tamil Nadu - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119265 Brief
The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 114997 Publication
Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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APR 21, 2017 SFG3290 Environmental Assessment
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 RES24817 Board Report
Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project (English)
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MAR 03, 2017 PAD1922 Project Appraisal Document
Ascendis health : bringing high-quality pharmaceuticals and medical devices to over 100 countries - achieving pharma and medical synergies through mergers and acquisitions : case study (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113522 Working Paper
Ending aids in Johannesburg : an analysis of the status and scale-up towards HIV treatment and prevention targets (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 110317 Brief
Partnerships for better education results (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 114300 Brief
Jharkhand - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105856 Brief
Bihar - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105859 Brief
Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105886 Brief
Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English)
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JAN 31, 2016 103667 Working Paper
A perceived divide : how Indonesians perceive inequality and what they want done about it (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101664 Working Paper
Tuvalu - Second Development Policy Operation Program (English)
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FEB 27, 2015 94359 Program Document
Congo - Health Sector Services Development Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 ICR3204 Implementation Completion and Results Report