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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 (Portuguese)

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, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, 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

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

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, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Expansion of the benefits package : the experience of Armenia (English)

The legacy of the Semashko system left Armenia with an oversized and overstaffed health system. Beginning in the 1990s the country focused on re-designing its health system in an attempt to rationalize resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 122829 JAN 01, 2018

Lavado,Rouselle F.; Kharazyan,Samvel; Hayrapetyan,Susanna 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

Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)

This paper describes the health financing policies used today by African countries to expand health coverage. It identifies key health financing policies used by African countries and measures the existence of regional patterns in the use of these policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 122811 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Cotlear,Daniel 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

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

The Republic of Korea achieved universal health coverage in 1989, twelve years after the introduction of mandatory health insurance for employees in large corporations. ... See More +

Working Paper 122818 JAN 01, 2018

Kwon,Soonman Disclosed

Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)

The objectives of this case study are to assess how the poor fared as a result of recent efforts toward universal health coverage in Azerbaijan, and to provide an overview of the government’s planned additional reforms, in the context of a difficult economic and fiscal situation.The case study will first focus on how the poor have fared as a result of Azerbaijan’s efforts in the last decade to improve health coverage and population financial protection in case of illness. ... See More +

Working Paper 122830 JAN 01, 2018

Suaya,Agustina Sara; Afandiyeva,Gulara; Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia 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

Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan de salvaguarda indigena (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3836 DEC 07, 2017

Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plano de gestão de resíduos perigosos hospitalares (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3853 DEC 06, 2017

Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestão ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3838 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

This brief presents: Kenya’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 122044 NOV 30, 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

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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 (Portuguese)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, 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
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Arabic)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Expansion of the benefits package : the experience of Armenia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122829 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
Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122811 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
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Korean experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122818 Working Paper
Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122830 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
Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan de salvaguarda indigena (Spanish)
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DEC 07, 2017 SFG3836 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plano de gestão de resíduos perigosos hospitalares (Portuguese)
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DEC 06, 2017 SFG3853 Environmental Assessment
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestão ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3838 Environmental Assessment
Moving toward UHC : Kenya - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122044 Brief
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