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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

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)

The study estimates the tobacco price elasticity of demand for the population of Moldova, and the price elasticity for 10 income groups is obtained. ... See More +

Working Paper 123122 JAN 01, 2018

Fuchs,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles 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

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

This brief covers the following topics : Viet Nam’s snapshot; Existing national plans and policies to achieve UHC; Key challenges on the way to UHC; Collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC; References and definitions ... See More +

Brief 122055 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

Argentina - Supporting Effective Universal Health Coverage Project : indigenous peoples plan : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3831 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia – Supporting Primary and Referral Healthcare Reform in the Eastern Provinces Project (English)

Program Information Document 116652 JUN 07, 2017

Rajan,Vikram Sundara Disclosed

Trust Fund for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development (TFESSD) (Vol. 2) : Completion report - annex (English)

The journey of TFESSD is the journey of the Millennium Development Goal era, setting the stage for a new focus on sustainable development. In 1999, the Government of Norway established an umbrella trust fund to consolidate its various thematic investments across the World Bank and strengthen the emphasis of sustainability in development. ... See More +

Working Paper 116989 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mauritania - Health System Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Health System Support Project for Mauritania is to improve utilization and quality of reproductive maternal neonatal and child health (RMNCH) services in selected regions, and, in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to said eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2244 APR 28, 2017

Disclosed

An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (English)

The report estimates the costs, impacts and financing scenarios to achieve the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets for stunting, anemia in women, exclusive breastfeeding and the scaling up of the treatment of severe wasting among young children. ... See More +

Publication 114429 APR 20, 2017

Shekar,Meera; Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Dayton,Julia M.; Walter,Dylan French Disclosed

Lao economic monitor : challenges in promoting more inclusive growth and shared prosperity - thematic section : financing the health sector in Lao PDR : - ສ່ວນຫົວຂໍ້ການເງິນຂະແຫນງການສຸຂະພາບໃນສ. ປ. ປ. ລາວ (Laotian)

The Lao economy is estimated to have grown at around 7 percent in 2016, a slight moderation from 7.4 percent in the previous year. A marked increase in power sector contribution and some from the manufacturing sector was partly offset by slight moderation in construction, flat mining output, and stable public spending. ... See More +

Working Paper 115000 APR 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Cameroon performance-based financing : impact evaluation report (English)

In order to more directly link payments and funding at the provider level with the quantity and quality of health services performed, Cameroon started a Performance Based Financing (PBF) pilot in the health sector in 2012 in fourteen districts in three regions of the country: East, South West and North West. ... See More +

Working Paper 117301 JAN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Health financing system assessment : Papua New Guinea (English)

The health sector of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has seen significant positive developments in recent years. Key indicators of health access and quality have, however, barely improved or have even declined (for example, maternal and child health) from 2006 to 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 122589 JAN 01, 2017

Janes,Laurin; Hou,Xiaohui; Barker,Katie; Sharma,Pranita; Brown,Sophie Victoria Turner Disclosed

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

Burundi - Health System Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Plan actualise de gestion des dechets medicaux (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2763 DEC 01, 2016

Banda,Gertrude Mulenga Disclosed

Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)

South Asia Region (SAR) has decreased maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 65 percent between 1990 and 2013, which was the greatest progress among all world regions. ... See More +

Publication 110354 NOV 17, 2016

El-Saharty,Sameh; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Ohno,Naoko; Sarker,Intissar Disclosed

Indonesia - Health financing system assessment : spend more, right, and better (English)

This report assesses Indonesia’s health financing system. As an intrinsic and necessary element of universal health coverage (UHC), health financing is not only about assessing the sufficiency of resources, but also about how equitably and efficiently resources are raised, pooled, and allocated to make progress towards UHC. ... See More +

Working Paper 110298 OCT 28, 2016

Tandon,Ajay; Pambudi,Eko Setyo; Harimurti,Pandu; Masaki,Emiko; Subandoro,Ali Winoto; Yasmin Chrysanti,Puti; Rajan,Vikram Sundara; Dorkin,Darren W.; Chandra,Amit; Boudreaux,Chantelle; Pei Lyn,Melissa Chew; Suharno, Nugroho Disclosed

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

Strong economic growth in recent years has helped reduce poverty to 43 percent of the population. Yet, as Africa’s population expands, it is estimated to reach 2.5 billion by 2050, the region faces a critical challenge of creating the foundations for long-term inclusive growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 108008 OCT 01, 2016

Japanese, Arabic 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

Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108722 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
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
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123122 Working Paper
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
Moving toward UHC : Vietnam - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122055 Brief
Ghana - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 122051 Brief
Argentina - Supporting Effective Universal Health Coverage Project : indigenous peoples plan : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3831 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Indonesia – Supporting Primary and Referral Healthcare Reform in the Eastern Provinces Project (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 116652 Program Information Document
Trust Fund for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development (TFESSD) (Vol. 2) : Completion report - annex (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116989 Working Paper
Mauritania - Health System Support Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 PAD2244 Project Appraisal Document
An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (English)
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APR 20, 2017 114429 Publication French
Lao economic monitor : challenges in promoting more inclusive growth and shared prosperity - thematic section : financing the health sector in Lao PDR : - ສ່ວນຫົວຂໍ້ການເງິນຂະແຫນງການສຸຂະພາບໃນສ. ປ. ປ. ລາວ (Laotian)
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APR 01, 2017 115000 Working Paper English
Cameroon performance-based financing : impact evaluation report (English)
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JAN 29, 2017 117301 Working Paper
Health financing system assessment : Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 122589 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
Burundi - Health System Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Plan actualise de gestion des dechets medicaux (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2763 Environmental Assessment
Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)
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NOV 17, 2016 110354 Publication
Indonesia - Health financing system assessment : spend more, right, and better (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 110298 Working Paper
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108008 Working Paper Japanese, Arabic
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
Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108722 Procurement Plan