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Business unusual : accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (English)

At present rates, the global 2030 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) targets under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will not be met. ... See More +

Working Paper 122036 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project is to increase access to digital services throughout Afghanistan, via a regionally integrated, secure and affordable digital infrastructure, including the expansion of e-Government services and digital job opportunities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3499 JUL 19, 2017

Narimatsu,Junko Disclosed

The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)

This paper measures the causal effects of parent enrollment into voluntary health insurance on healthcare utilization among insured and uninsured children in Nicaragua. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8115 JUN 26, 2017

Fitzpatrick,Anne; Thornton,Rebecca Lynn 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

Micro insurance academy : improving health insurance coverage in India (English)

In India, healthcare financing largely relies on direct out-of-pocket spending, which causes immense health-related financial burdens for the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 115131 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Ecuador - Group Corporation Fybeca S.A. (GPF) (English,Spanish)

The mid-1990s were a challenging time for low-income Ecuadorians that needed to access affordable, quality medicines. Because of political turmoil and a severe financial crisis, urban poverty increased from 35 percent to 65 percent between 1998 and mid-1999 in Ecuador. ... See More +

Working Paper 113250 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries (Spanish)

Over the past three decades, many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have recognized health as a human right. Since the early 2000s, 46 million more people in the countries studied are covered by health programs with explicit entitlements to care. ... See More +

Publication 97473 JAN 01, 2017

Dmytraczenko,Tania [editor]; Almeida; Gisele [editor] Disclosed

Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)

How do conditional cash transfers impact health-related outcomes? This paper examines the 2010 randomized introduction of a program in Tanzania and finds nuanced impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7882 NOV 07, 2016

Evans,David; Holtemeyer,Brian; Kosec,Katrina L. Disclosed

Impact evaluation in practice (English)

Development programs and policies are typically designed to change outcomes such as raising incomes, improving learning, or reducing illness. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question, but one that is not often examined. ... See More +

Publication 108270 SEP 13, 2016

Gertler,Paul J.; Martinez,Sebastian; Premand,Patrick; Rawlings,Laura B.; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. Spanish Disclosed

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)

In 2011, Japan celebrated the 50th anniversary of its own achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). On this occasion, the government of Japan and the World Bank conceived the idea of undertaking a multi-country study to respond to this growing demand by sharing rich and varied country experiences from countries at different stages of adopting and implementing UHC strategies, including Japan itself. ... See More +

Publication 91163 SEP 05, 2016

Ikegami,Naoki Disclosed

Russian Federation - Financial sector assessment program : technical note on insurance sector (English)

This technical note covers the insurance sector supervised by the CBR. The analysis was carried out as part of the 2016 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) of the Russian Federation, and was based on the regulatory framework, supervisory practices and other conditions as they existed in March 2016. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 108088 JUL 01, 2016

Gurenko,Eugene N.; Qamo,Alma Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Social Health Insurance Project : Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial (English)

The objective of the Social Health Insurance Project: Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial for Kazakhstan is to improve accessibility, quality, and efficiency of health service delivery, and reduce financial risks to the population that are caused by serious health problems. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1409 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

Africa Region - Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management framework for Mozambique (English)

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project seeks to help ease the TB burden in the Southern Africa region by achieving the following overarching goals: (i) increase utilization of key TB control and occupational lung diseases services in targeted geographic areas of the four participating countries (Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia) and (ii) strengthen the sub-region’s capacity to address such conditions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1927 MAR 16, 2016

Atkins,Yvette M. Disclosed

Africa Region - Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project seeks to help ease the TB burden in the Southern Africa region by achieving the following overarching goals: (i) increase utilization of key TB control and occupational lung diseases services in targeted geographic areas of the four participating countries (Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia) and (ii) strengthen the sub-region’s capacity to address such conditions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1927 MAR 16, 2016

Atkins,Yvette M. Disclosed

Costa Rica - Program-for-results : strengthening universal health insurance in Costa Rica - chair summary (English)

Board Summary 104075 MAR 15, 2016

Disclosed

Africa Region - Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management framework for Malawi (English)

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project seeks to help ease the TB burden in the Southern Africa region by achieving the following overarching goals: (i) increase utilization of key TB control and occupational lung diseases services in targeted geographic areas of the four participating countries (Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia) and (ii) strengthen the sub-region’s capacity to address such conditions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1927 MAR 14, 2016

Atkins,Yvette M. Disclosed

Costa Rica - Program-for-Results : Strengthening Universal Health Insurance in Costa Rica Project (English)

The development objectives of the Program-for-Results (PforR) : Strengthening Universal Health Insurance in Costa Rica Project for Costa Rica are to contribute to: (i) improving the timeliness and quality of health services; and (ii) enhancing the institutional efficiency of the Costa Rican social security administration (CCSS). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 99213 FEB 18, 2016

Disclosed

Costa Rica - Enhancing Performance of Universal Health Insurance Project : environmental assessment : Evaluación de los sistemas social y ambiental (Spanish,English)

Environmental Assessment 102924 JAN 01, 2016

Pacheco Florez,Claudia Patricia Disclosed

Costa Rica - Enhancing Performance of Universal Health Insurance Project : environmental assessment (English)

The development objective of the Enhancing Performance of Universal Health Insurance Project for Costa Rica is to contribute to: (i) improving the timeliness and quality of health services, and (ii) enhancing the institutional efficiency of the Costa Rican social security administration (CCSS). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 102924 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)

The population in East Asia and Pacific is aging rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. This report aims to crystallize what is known about the rapidly changing and diverse demographics of East Asian and Pacific countries. ... See More +

Publication 102126 DEC 10, 2015

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Umapathi,Nithin; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Palacios,Robert J.; Giles,John T.; Flochel,Thomas; Van Doorn,Ralph; Pradelli,Juan; Huang,Yang; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Sen,Shonali; Velamuri,Malathi; Hasegawa,Naoko; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Tong, Minna Han; Hu,Yuqing; Nakayama,Risa; Beath,Andrew; Ikeda,Yukiyo Disclosed

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Business unusual : accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122036 Working Paper
Afghanistan - Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUL 19, 2017 SFG3499 Environmental Assessment
The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8115 Policy Research Working Paper
Creating healthcare markets : Apollo : better care through an integrated network in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115719 Working Paper
Micro insurance academy : improving health insurance coverage in India (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115131 Working Paper
Ecuador - Group Corporation Fybeca S.A. (GPF) (English,Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 113250 Working Paper
Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 97473 Publication
Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7882 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact evaluation in practice (English)
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SEP 13, 2016 108270 Publication Spanish
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)
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SEP 05, 2016 91163 Publication
Russian Federation - Financial sector assessment program : technical note on insurance sector (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 108088 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Kazakhstan - Social Health Insurance Project : Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial (English)
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APR 06, 2016 PAD1409 Project Appraisal Document
Africa Region - Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management framework for Mozambique (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 SFG1927 Environmental Assessment
Africa Region - Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 SFG1927 Environmental Assessment
Costa Rica - Program-for-results : strengthening universal health insurance in Costa Rica - chair summary (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 104075 Board Summary
Africa Region - Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management framework for Malawi (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 SFG1927 Environmental Assessment
Costa Rica - Program-for-Results : Strengthening Universal Health Insurance in Costa Rica Project (English)
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FEB 18, 2016 99213 Project Appraisal Document
Costa Rica - Enhancing Performance of Universal Health Insurance Project : environmental assessment : Evaluación de los sistemas social y ambiental (Spanish,English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102924 Environmental Assessment
Costa Rica - Enhancing Performance of Universal Health Insurance Project : environmental assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102924 Environmental Assessment
Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 102126 Publication