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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

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

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2493 AUG 14, 2017

English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)

Procurement Plan 117637 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Health Sector Support Project (English)

The objective of the Health Sector Support Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the health, nutrition and population (HNP) sector's core management systems and delivery of essential HNP services with a focus on selected geographical areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2355 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 (English)

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) program aims to document what results are obtained through public spending in the health and education sector. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS5474 JUN 27, 2017

French Disclosed

Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Improving Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services Project for Haiti is to increase the access and use of maternal and child health, nutrition and other social services in the recipient's territory.This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to: (i) provide an additional IDA grant in an amount of SDR 18.3 million (US$25 million equivalent) to the Project. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2357 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 115001 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

India - Innovate for Inclusiveness Project (English)

The development objective of Innovate in India for Inclusiveness is to facilitate innovation in biopharmaceutical products and medical devices that address public health priorities in India. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2049 MAY 08, 2017

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

Community results-based financing in health practice : reflections on implementation from experiences in six countries (French)

The term ‘community Results-Based Financing’ (cRBF) has been used to qualify a range of schemes whereby community actors such as community organizations, community health workers (CHW), and health facility committees (HFC) are contracted to facilitate access to ‒and sometimes directly provide‒ preventative, promotional, and curative health-care services.It is too early to assess the effects of such experiences in the countries this brief focusses on (i.e. ... See More +

Brief 116427 APR 01, 2017

Juquois,Maud; Jallow,Bakary; Muvudi,Michel; Shapira,Gil; Gebre Medhin,Joy Kyra Getachew; Akpamoli,Alphonse; Shu,Walters; Ndizeye,Cedric; Motte Dit Falisse,Jean-Benoit Emmanuel P; Sokegbe,Severin; Zabiti,Michel; Hassan,Rifat; Robyn,Paul Jacob; Loum,Musa; Taptue Fotso,Jean Claude; Magazi,Ibrahim; Vergeer,Petra; Booto,Baudouin Makuma English Disclosed

Community results-based financing in health practice : reflections on implementation from experiences in six countries (English)

The term ‘community Results-Based Financing’ (cRBF) has been used to qualify a range of schemes whereby community actors such as community organizations, community health workers (CHW), and health facility committees (HFC) are contracted to facilitate access to ‒and sometimes directly provide‒ preventative, promotional, and curative health-care services.It is too early to assess the effects of such experiences in the countries this brief focusses on (i.e. ... See More +

Brief 116427 APR 01, 2017

Juquois,Maud; Jallow,Bakary; Muvudi,Michel; Shapira,Gil; Gebre Medhin,Joy Kyra Getachew; Akpamoli,Alphonse; Shu,Walters; Ndizeye,Cedric; Motte Dit Falisse,Jean-Benoit Emmanuel P; Sokegbe,Severin; Zabiti,Michel; Hassan,Rifat; Robyn,Paul Jacob; Loum,Musa; Taptue Fotso,Jean Claude; Magazi,Ibrahim; Vergeer,Petra; Booto,Baudouin Makuma French Disclosed

Health sector reform in the Middle East and North Africa : prospects and experiences (English)

This special issue examines government efforts that have been adopted since 2011 to address imminent health system challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Journal Article 112998 JAN 31, 2017

Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Rabie,Tamer Samah; Pande,Aakanksha Disclosed

To ban or not to ban? : regulating dual practice in Palestine (English)

Dual practice, health professionals working simultaneously in the public and private sectors, is perceived to negatively impact quality of health care. ... See More +

Journal Article 113003 JAN 31, 2017

Alaref,Jumana Jamal Subhi; Awwad,Jawad; Araujo,Edson Correia; Lemiere,Christophe; Hillis,Samira Ahmed; Ozaltin,Emre Disclosed

Baseline study for the impact evaluation of a Performance Based Financing (PBF) pilot in Tajikistan (English)

The policy objective of the proposed Impact Evaluation (IE) is to build evidence on the impact and cost-effectiveness of the proposed performance based financing (PBF) project in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 114374 JAN 01, 2017

Arur,Aneesa; Walldorf,Jeanette; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Shapira,Gil Disclosed

IFC support to health public-private partnerships : highlights of IFC transactions in primary care, hospitals, clinical services, and specialized services : 保健官民パートナーシップに対するIFCの支援 : プライマリケア、病院、臨床サービス、専門サービスにおけるIFC取引のハイライト (Japanese)

Access to affordable, quality healthcare is critical to economic growth and development. As governments struggle to contain deficits, yet increase access to healthcare, private sector resources and expertise can complement traditional public sector approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper 66764 JAN 01, 2017

English Disclosed

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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
Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122830 Working Paper
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper English
Vietnam - North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Đông Bắc và Đồng bằng Sông Hồng Dự án Hỗ trợ Hệ thống Y tế Dự án Mua sắm : kế hoạch đấu thầu (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119357 Procurement Plan
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)
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JUL 07, 2017 117637 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh - Health Sector Support Project (English)
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JUL 07, 2017 PAD2355 Project Appraisal Document
Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 AUS5474 Working Paper French
Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2357 Project Paper
China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 115001 Board Summary
India - Innovate for Inclusiveness Project (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 PAD2049 Project Appraisal Document
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 114638 Procurement Plan
Community results-based financing in health practice : reflections on implementation from experiences in six countries (French)
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APR 01, 2017 116427 Brief English
Community results-based financing in health practice : reflections on implementation from experiences in six countries (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116427 Brief French
Health sector reform in the Middle East and North Africa : prospects and experiences (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 112998 Journal Article
To ban or not to ban? : regulating dual practice in Palestine (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 113003 Journal Article
Baseline study for the impact evaluation of a Performance Based Financing (PBF) pilot in Tajikistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114374 Working Paper
IFC support to health public-private partnerships : highlights of IFC transactions in primary care, hospitals, clinical services, and specialized services : 保健官民パートナーシップに対するIFCの支援 : プライマリケア、病院、臨床サービス、専門サービスにおけるIFC取引のハイライト (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2017 66764 Working Paper English