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Looking into the performance-based financing black box: evidence from an impact evaluation in the health sector in Cameroon (English)

Performance-based financing is a complex health system intervention aimed at improving coverage and quality of care. This paper presents the results of an impact evaluation in Cameroon that seeks to isolate the role of specific components of the performance-based financing approach on outcomes of interest, such as explicit financial incentives linked to results, additional resources available at the point of service delivery (not linked to performance), and enhanced supervision, coaching, and monitoring. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8162 AUG 10, 2017

De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Robyn,Paul Jacob; Saidou,Hamadou; Sorgho,Gaston; Steenland,Maria Ward Disclosed

Ghana national health insurance scheme : improving financial sustainability based on expenditure review (English)

Since the establishment of Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2003, the government of Ghana has made substantial progress toward its goal of universal health care. ... See More +

Publication 117828 JUL 31, 2017

Wang,Huihui; Otoo,Nathaniel; Dsane-Selby,Lydia Disclosed

Lebanon - Health Resilience Project (English)

The development objective of Health Resilience Project is to increase access to quality health care services to poor Lebanese and displaced Syrians in Lebanon. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2358 JUN 13, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

Lebanon - Health Resilience Project : مشروع تعزيز النظام الصحي في لبنان (Arabic)

The development objective of Health Resilience Project is to increase access to quality health care services to poor Lebanese and displaced Syrians in Lebanon. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2358 JUN 13, 2017

English Disclosed

Jordan - Emergency Health Project (English)

The development objective of Emergency Health Project is to support the government of Jordan in maintaining the delivery of primary and secondary health services to poor uninsured Jordanians and Syrian refugees at Ministry of Health (MOH) facilities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2370 MAY 30, 2017

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Health and well-being of young people : a multi-sectoral approach to operational planning (English)

This note discusses avenues for multi-sectoral approaches and strategies to address adolescent and youth health. Successful application of any multi-sectoral approach requires strong and continuous partnerships with different stakeholders including within the Bank. ... See More +

Brief 115689 MAY 01, 2017

Saadat,Seemeen; Cortez,Rafael A. Disclosed

Creating healthcare markets : Apollo : better care through an integrated network in India (English)

In many countries, insurance drives the changes in the marketplace but in India, Apollo Health and Lifestyle Limited (AHLL) is paving the way for a greater acceptance of procedures that are delivered in a way that will improve health outcomes at earlier stages and bring down costs both for the patient and for the overall healthcare system. ... See More +

Working Paper 115719 MAY 01, 2017

Casanova,Ann Marie; Cleaton-Jones,Ioan; Frew,Jack; Morley,James; Myburgh,Andrew Christopher; McCahan,Chris; Sterlin,Elena J. Disclosed

Ethiopia - Health Sustainable Development Goals Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Health Sustainable Development Goals Program for Results Project is to improve the delivery and use of a comprehensive package of maternal and child health (MCH) services. ... See More +

Project Paper 112244 APR 20, 2017

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China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project (English)

The objective of the Health Reform Program-for-Results Project for China is to improve the quality of healthcare services and the efficiency of the healthcare delivery systems in Anhui and Fujian provinces. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 113233 APR 13, 2017

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China - Health Reform Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Health Reform Program for Results Project of China ”) is to improve the quality of healthcare services and the efficiency of the healthcare delivery systems in Anhui and Fujian provinces. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112327 APR 12, 2017

Zhang,Shuo Disclosed

Creating an inclusive market for eye care : salauno : committed to eliminating needless blindness in Mexico (English)

Globally, cataract surgery is the most frequently performed type of surgery, consistently producing excellent outcomes for patients. Success rates are over 95 percent and total recovery time can be less than one week, with some patients recovering vision in as quickly as a few hours. ... See More +

Working Paper 115720 APR 01, 2017

Gaertner Mignano,Kathleen Disclosed

Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Sector Support Program Project : indigenous peoples plan : Framework for tribal peoples plan - Health sector support program (English)

The development objective of the Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Sector Support Program Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the HNP sector's core management systems and improve delivery and utilization of essential HNP services, with a focus on selected geographical areas. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3262 MAR 01, 2017

Chowdhury,Hasib Ehsan Disclosed

Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Sector Support Program Project : environmental assessment : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Sector Support Program Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the HNP sector's core management systems and improve delivery and utilization of essential HNP services, with a focus on selected geographical areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3261 MAR 01, 2017

Chowdhury,Hasib Ehsan Disclosed

Case study : outpatient in its DNA - MedLife : changing the culture of healthcare in Romania (English)

Expanding access to quality and affordable health care is a central element to eliminating extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. The World Bank Group has a goal to end preventable deaths and disability through universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Working Paper 114401 MAR 01, 2017

Casanova,Ann Marie; Cleaton-Jones,Ioan; Hassan,Mona; Mccahan,Christopher M.; Oliveira, Alexandre; Sterlin,Elena J. Disclosed

Expansion of health insurance in the Philippines : evidence from panel data (English)

In December 2012, the government of the Philippines passed the Sin Tax Law (RA 10351) which restructured and raised tobacco and alcohol taxes, while earmarking 85 percent of the incremental revenues for health. ... See More +

Working Paper 116647 MAR 01, 2017

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Capuno,Joseph; Kraft,Aleli; Poco,Louis; Quimbo,Stella; Antonio Tan, Jr. Carlos Disclosed

Awareness of health insurance benefits in the Philippines : what do people know and how? (English)

In recent years, the Philippines has seen a rapid expansion of health insurance coverage, especially among the poor. In particular, the implementation of the 2012 Sin Tax Law, which increased tobacco and alcohol excise tax and earmarked most of the incremental revenues for PhilHealth premium subsidies for indigent households, contributed to an increase in the number of families receiving government-subsidized health insurance from 5.2 million to 15.3 million poor families and senior citizens between 2012 and 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 116646 MAR 01, 2017

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Capuno,Joseph; Kraft,Aleli; Poco,Louis; Quimbo,Stella; Antonio Tan, Jr.,Carlos Disclosed

Pakistan - Punjab Health Sector Reform Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Punjab Health Sector Reform Project (PHSRP) for Pakistan is to support the implementation of the Punjab Health Sector Strategy, by focusing on the improvement of the coverage and utilization of quality essential health services, particularly in the low performing districts of Punjab. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21508 FEB 17, 2017

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Looking into the performance-based financing black box: evidence from an impact evaluation in the health sector in Cameroon (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 WPS8162 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana national health insurance scheme : improving financial sustainability based on expenditure review (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 117828 Publication
Lebanon - Health Resilience Project (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 PAD2358 Project Appraisal Document Arabic
Lebanon - Health Resilience Project : مشروع تعزيز النظام الصحي في لبنان (Arabic)
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JUN 13, 2017 PAD2358 Project Appraisal Document English
Jordan - Emergency Health Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 PAD2370 Project Appraisal Document
Health and well-being of young people : a multi-sectoral approach to operational planning (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115689 Brief
Creating healthcare markets : Apollo : better care through an integrated network in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115719 Working Paper
Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - North East và Sông Hồng Delta Khu Vực y Tế Hệ Thống Hỗ Trợ Dự án : Kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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APR 20, 2017 114640 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - North East và Sông Hồng Delta Khu Vực y Tế Hệ Thống Hỗ Trợ Dự án : Kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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APR 20, 2017 114638 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - North East và Sông Hồng Delta Khu Vực y Tế Hệ Thống Hỗ Trợ Dự án : Kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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APR 20, 2017 114637 Procurement Plan
Ethiopia - Health Sustainable Development Goals Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 20, 2017 112244 Project Paper
China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project (English)
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APR 13, 2017 113233 Project Appraisal Document
China - Health Reform Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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APR 12, 2017 112327 Environmental Assessment
Creating an inclusive market for eye care : salauno : committed to eliminating needless blindness in Mexico (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115720 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Sector Support Program Project : indigenous peoples plan : Framework for tribal peoples plan - Health sector support program (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3262 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Sector Support Program Project : environmental assessment : Social management framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3261 Environmental Assessment
Case study : outpatient in its DNA - MedLife : changing the culture of healthcare in Romania (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114401 Working Paper
Expansion of health insurance in the Philippines : evidence from panel data (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 116647 Working Paper
Awareness of health insurance benefits in the Philippines : what do people know and how? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 116646 Working Paper
Pakistan - Punjab Health Sector Reform Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 17, 2017 RES21508 Project Paper