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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

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 +

Project Paper RES24817 MAR 07, 2017

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

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

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

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

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

Disclosed

Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost (English)

This paper reviews the experience of the Middle East and North Africa region in education attainment over the past four decades (1970-2010). It documents the following main findings: (a) all countries in the region experienced significant improvements in educational attainment over this period; (b) most countries in the region did better in this regard than comparators that had roughly the same education stocks in 1970; (c) collectively, the region achieved a greater percentage increase in education than other regions; (d) the region's better performance was in part because of higher rates of public spending on education, better food sufficiency status, and a lower initial stock of education in 1970 in comparison with most other developing country regions; and (e) the region had among the lowest payoffs to public spending in terms of increments in education stock; the impressive advance in education was achieved at high cost. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7127 DEC 01, 2014

Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf Disclosed

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children's physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok Disclosed

Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study : Investissements cibles pour un avenir durable de la riposte au VIH du Niger : resultats de l'etude de l'efficacite de l'allocation et de la durabilite des ressources financieres au VIH (French)

Niger's morbidity and mortality statistics are dominated by communicable diseases while there is until now a relatively low burden of disease attributable to non-communicable diseases. ... See More +

Other Health Study AUS8114 JUN 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Cheikh, Nejma; Haacker, Markus; Masaki, Emiko; Karamoko, Djibrilla; Gorgens, Marelize; Kerr, Cliff; Gray, Richard; Shattock, Andrew; Wilson, David; Frescura, Luisa; Konan, Claude English Disclosed

Republic of Congo - Enhancing efficiency in education and health public spending for improved quality service delivery for all : a public expenditure review of the education and health sectors (English)

The development of a wealthier, literate, and healthy society is a fundamental goal of Congo's national development plan (NDP) 2012-16 and poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP) 2012-16. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review AUS5649 JUN 01, 2014

Disclosed

Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study (English)

Niger's morbidity and mortality statistics are dominated by communicable diseases while there is until now a relatively low burden of disease attributable to non-communicable diseases. ... See More +

Other Health Study AUS8114 JUN 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Cheikh, Nejma; Haacker, Markus; Masaki, Emiko; Karamoko, Djibrilla; Gorgens, Marelize; Kerr, Cliff; Gray, Richard; Shattock, Andrew; Wilson, David; Frescura, Luisa; Konan, Claude French Disclosed

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Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis report (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116829 Working Paper
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 Project Paper
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
Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105886 Brief
Bihar - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105859 Brief
Jharkhand - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105856 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
Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7127 Policy Research Working Paper
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study : Investissements cibles pour un avenir durable de la riposte au VIH du Niger : resultats de l'etude de l'efficacite de l'allocation et de la durabilite des ressources financieres au VIH (French)
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JUN 01, 2014 AUS8114 Other Health Study English
Republic of Congo - Enhancing efficiency in education and health public spending for improved quality service delivery for all : a public expenditure review of the education and health sectors (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 AUS5649 Public Expenditure Review
Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 AUS8114 Other Health Study French