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Mental health in transition : assessment and guidance for strengthening integration of mental health into primary health care and community-based service platforms in Ukraine : Психічне здоров'я на перехідному етапі: оцінка та керівництво для посилення інтеграції психічного здоров'я (Ukrainian)

Ukraine is undergoing important reforms in the health system, and there is an increasing interest among national as well as international actors in improving mental health services. ... See More +

Working Paper 120767 FEB 01, 2018

Inka,Weissbecker English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)

Malawi is a low-income country that is actively working toward achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The government is committed to provide adequate health care, commensurate with the health needs of Malawian society, and international standards of health care as outlined in the Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper 122812 JAN 01, 2018

Pattnaik,Anooj; Chansa,Collins Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)

The Israeli health system provides universal coverage of a broad benefits package in a highly efficient manner. At the same time, the Israeli health system faces significant challenges, including lack of universal coverage for long-term care and adult dental care, center-periphery gaps, insufficient care integration, long waiting times for some elective procedures, and a growing private health care sector that poses several threats to the public system, cost containment, and health system equity. ... See More +

Working Paper 122817 JAN 01, 2018

Rosen,Bruce; Waitzberg,Ruth Disclosed

Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)

During the past decade, Tanzania has experienced steady economic growth, with average annual growth rates of between 6 and 7 percent. Despite this positive trend in the economy, poverty rates have not decreased accordingly; more than one-fourth of Tanzania’s 53 million inhabitants live below the poverty line and almost 10 percent live in extreme poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 122815 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Universal health coverage in Croatia : reforms to revitalize primary health care (English)

This chapter describes and seeks to take stock of a cluster of supply-side reforms that aimed to revitalize what was described by the Croatian Public Health Institute as a passive and low-impact primary care system. ... See More +

Working Paper 122807 JAN 01, 2018

Dorčić, Fedor; Arur,Aneesa; Vončina, Luka; Pezelj-Duliba, Dubravka Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Second Phase of Reproductive and Child Health Project (English)

Ratings of Second Phase of Reproductive and Child Health Project for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderately satisfactory, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Monitoring and Evaluation was modest. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4327 DEC 08, 2017

Disclosed

Moving toward UHC : Myanmar - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Myanmar’s snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122045 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Cambodia - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Cambodia snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122050 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Ghana - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Ghana snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122051 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Social inclusion : what does it mean for health policy and practice? (English)

This paper applies the tenets of social inclusion to health policy and practice, arguing that achieving the goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) will be impossible without considering social and economic inclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 121584 NOV 01, 2017

Evans,Timothy Grant; Palu,Toomas; Wilson,David; Das,Maitreyi Bordia Disclosed

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations : Establishment of a Financial Intermediary Fund (English)

The catastrophic costs of pandemics and zoonotic outbreaks with pandemic potential have a long and notorious history in human civilization, and presage an increasingly alarming future prognosis. ... See More +

Board Report 119670 SEP 07, 2017

Disclosed

Jordan - Emergency Health Project : المشروع الصحي الطارئ في الأردن (Arabic)

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 AUG 01, 2017

English 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

Romania - Health Sector Reform – Improving Health System Quality and Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117727 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Karnataka - Health and education (English)

Health and education outcomes in Karnataka have been improving; nonetheless progress can be faster. As for health, on the positive side, infant mortality is below the national average, and declining. ... See More +

Brief 119187 JUN 20, 2017

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

Disclosed

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

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

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Mental health in transition : assessment and guidance for strengthening integration of mental health into primary health care and community-based service platforms in Ukraine : Психічне здоров'я на перехідному етапі: оцінка та керівництво для посилення інтеграції психічного здоров'я (Ukrainian)
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FEB 01, 2018 120767 Working Paper English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122812 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122817 Working Paper
Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122815 Working Paper
Universal health coverage in Croatia : reforms to revitalize primary health care (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122807 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Second Phase of Reproductive and Child Health Project (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 ICR4327 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Moving toward UHC : Myanmar - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122045 Brief
Cambodia - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122050 Brief
Ghana - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 122051 Brief
Social inclusion : what does it mean for health policy and practice? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121584 Working Paper
Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations : Establishment of a Financial Intermediary Fund (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 119670 Board Report
Jordan - Emergency Health Project : المشروع الصحي الطارئ في الأردن (Arabic)
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AUG 01, 2017 PAD2370 Project Appraisal Document English
Ghana national health insurance scheme : improving financial sustainability based on expenditure review (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 117828 Publication
Romania - Health Sector Reform – Improving Health System Quality and Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 07, 2017 117727 Procurement Plan
Karnataka - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119187 Brief
Haryana - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119152 Brief
Punjab - Health and education (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119258 Brief
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