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Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)

Many World Bank Group (WBG) client countries—and especially their poor populations—are being disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change on human health. ... See More +

Working Paper 122328 JAN 09, 2018

Ebi,Kristie Lee; Shumake-Guillemot, Joy Shumake; Golden,Christopher De Weir; Midgley,Amelia; Bouley,Timothy Disclosed

Mozambique - Primary Health Care Strengthening Program for Results : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of Primary Health Care Strengthening Program for Results for Mozambique is to improve the utilization and quality of reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health and nutrition services, particularly in underserved areas. ... See More +

Program-for-Results Environmental and Social Systems Assessment 121370 NOV 10, 2017

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China - Yunnan Honghe Prefecture Diannan Center Urban Transport Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 122820 SEP 30, 2017

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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

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

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

Yemen : immediate priorities for post-conflict recovery of the health sector (English)

This note is a part of a series of policy notes prepared by the World Bank in anticipation of a post-conflict transition in Yemen. These notes aimed to identify immediate priorities for stabilization, recovery and restoration of services and infrastructure in the aftermath of Yemen’s current conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120530 MAR 20, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

Yemen : immediate priorities for post-conflict recovery of the health sector (Arabic)

This note is a part of a series of policy notes prepared by the World Bank in anticipation of a post-conflict transition in Yemen. These notes aimed to identify immediate priorities for stabilization, recovery and restoration of services and infrastructure in the aftermath of Yemen’s current conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120530 MAR 20, 2017

English Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive, because the poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reduction in the quality of life, among others, would be reduced. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7988 MAR 01, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles 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

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

Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country (English)

Longitudinal patterns of child development and socioeconomic status are described for a cohort of children in Madagascar who were surveyed when they were 3–6 and 7-10 years old. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7973 FEB 15, 2017

Galasso,Emanuela; Weber,Ann; Fernald,Lia C. H. Disclosed

The health dimension of climate change (English)

This report focuses on the health impacts of climate change that are relevant for ECA countries, assessing the vulnerability of health sectors to these impacts, and providing insights into building health-specific adaptive capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper 111557 JAN 01, 2017

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Saving the lives of the most vulnerable - With financial returns : GHIF : an innovative funding structure tackles neglected diseases around the world (English)

Global Health Investment Fund (GHIF) is a novel social impact fund established to finance the development of drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic tests for diseases that disproportionately burden low and middle income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 112812 JAN 01, 2017

Casanova,Ann Marie Disclosed

Post-disaster needs assessment guidelines : health (English)

This document provides guidance to national and international stakeholders involved in the health sector during Post Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA) processes and recovery planning. ... See More +

Working Paper 114677 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Geographic hotspots for World Bank action on climate change and health : investing in climate change and health series (English)

In the last five years, the number of voices calling for stronger international action on climate change and health has increased, as has the scale and depth of activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 113571 JAN 01, 2017

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Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 122328 Working Paper
Mozambique - Primary Health Care Strengthening Program for Results : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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NOV 10, 2017 121370 Program-for-Results Environmental and Social Systems Assessment
China - Yunnan Honghe Prefecture Diannan Center Urban Transport Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 30, 2017 122820 Procurement Plan
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
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
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
Yemen : immediate priorities for post-conflict recovery of the health sector (English)
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MAR 20, 2017 120530 Working Paper Arabic
Yemen : immediate priorities for post-conflict recovery of the health sector (Arabic)
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MAR 20, 2017 120530 Working Paper English
Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 WPS7988 Policy Research 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
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
Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 WPS7973 Policy Research Working Paper
The health dimension of climate change (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111557 Working Paper
Saving the lives of the most vulnerable - With financial returns : GHIF : an innovative funding structure tackles neglected diseases around the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112812 Working Paper
Post-disaster needs assessment guidelines : health (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114677 Working Paper
Geographic hotspots for World Bank action on climate change and health : investing in climate change and health series (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113571 Working Paper