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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

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

Disclosed

Nepal - Health Sector Management Reform Program : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)

This Program for results (PforR) will support a subset of the Nepal Health Sector Strategy (NHSS -2015- 2020) which outlines the government of Nepal’s (GoN) program towards achieving its goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 108120 DEC 15, 2016

Folger,Phoebe M. Disclosed

Tunisia - Managing Healthcare Waste and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Managing Healthcare Waste and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Project is to reduce releases of dioxins, furans and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Tunisia bystrengthening the Recipient’s legal and institutional framework and establishing sound and sustainable management programs for improving management and final disposal of healthcare waste (HCW) and PCBs. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25709 NOV 07, 2016

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Program-for-Results Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDC95968 OCT 26, 2016

Mullen,Patrick M. Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2514 SEP 01, 2016

Jippe,Sariette Jene M. C. Disclosed

Pakistan - Revitalizing Health Services in Khyber Pakhutunkhwa Project (English)

Ratings for the Revitalizing Health Services in Khyber Pakhutunkhwa Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was modest, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3710 AUG 31, 2016

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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
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
Nepal - Health Sector Management Reform Program : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 108120 Environmental Assessment
Tunisia - Managing Healthcare Waste and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 RES25709 Project Paper
Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Program-for-Results Project (English)
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OCT 26, 2016 PIDC95968 Program Information Document
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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SEP 01, 2016 SFG2514 Environmental Assessment
Pakistan - Revitalizing Health Services in Khyber Pakhutunkhwa Project (English)
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AUG 31, 2016 ICR3710 Implementation Completion and Results Report