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Education and health services in Uganda : quality of inputs, user satisfaction, and community welfare levels (English)

Good health and quality education are essential for economic growth and poverty reduction. Unfortunately, the quality of the education and health services provided in low-income countries is often low. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8116 JUN 26, 2017

Tsimpo Nkengne,Clarence; Etang Ndip,Alvin; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)

The proportion of Ugandan households living in poverty reduced by more than half between 1993 and 2013. Using household survey data, this paper analyzes nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda for levels and trends, to explore whether the observed reduction in monetary-based poverty are reflected in the nonmonetary indicators of poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8111 JUN 23, 2017

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Tsimpo,Clarence 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

Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)

Progress in child mortality reduction and education attainment varies widely among oil-rich countries. This paper investigates the causes of this variation using an empirical model that departs from the available literature in allowing for explicit measurement of the impact of initial levels of child mortality and education attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8066 MAY 17, 2017

Iqbal,Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen, Republic of is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2412 MAY 07, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing : ورقة مشروع حول المنحة الإضافية من أجل المشروع الطارئ للرعاية الصحية والتغذية في اليمن (Arabic)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen, Republic of is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2412 MAY 07, 2017

English Disclosed

Healthbeat (English)

This Healthbeat newsletter includes some of the following headings: Are you gasping for air?; CPR/AED and first aid training; free group training : the power of relaxation; mindfulness meditation sessions; healthy weight support group; domestic abuse prevention program; workstation ergonomics services for HQ and Co staff; Pre-assignment medical briefings and medical clearance; looking to manage your stress? ... See More +

Newsletter 114738 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Health and well-being of young people : a multi-sectoral approach to operational planning (English)

This note discusses avenues for multi-sectoral approaches and strategies to address adolescent and youth health. Successful application of any multi-sectoral approach requires strong and continuous partnerships with different stakeholders including within the Bank. ... See More +

Brief 115689 MAY 01, 2017

Saadat,Seemeen; Cortez,Rafael A. Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project : environmental assessment : Plan National de Gestion des Déchets Sanitaires 2016-2020 (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3297 APR 28, 2017

Coulibaly,Oumou Disclosed

South Sudan - Emergency Food and Nutrition Project (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Food and Nutrition Project for South Sudan are: (a) to provide food and nutrition support for the protection of lives and human capital of eligible beneficiaries; and (b) to help farmers a re-engage in agricultural production in selected drought affected areas in South Sudan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2383 APR 28, 2017

Disclosed

The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)

Forced displacement -- defined as the displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons due to violence -- has reached an unprecedented scale and global attention during the past few years, particularly in the aftermath of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2011 and the European Union's migration crisis in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8038 APR 25, 2017

Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Zambia - Livestock Development and Animal Health Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Livestock Development and Animal Health Project for Zambia is to improve the productivity of key livestock production systems for targeted female and male smallholder producers in selected areas of the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25450 APR 25, 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 Disclosed

China - Health Reform Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Health Reform Program for Results Project of China ”) is to improve the quality of healthcare services and the efficiency of the healthcare delivery systems in Anhui and Fujian provinces. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112327 APR 12, 2017

Zhang,Shuo Disclosed

Malnutrition in Timor-Leste: a review of the burden, drivers, and potential response (English)

This report presents the findings of nutrition assessment, gap analysis, and donor mapping exercise in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (RDTL). ... See More +

Working Paper 114087 APR 01, 2017

Provo,Anne Marie; Atwood, Steve; Sullivan,Eileen Brainne; Mbuya,Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo Disclosed

Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic (English)

This paper compares redistribution through trade restrictions versus domestic lump-sum transfers. When preferences are non-homothetic, even domestic lump-sum transfers affect relative prices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8005 MAR 14, 2017

Do,Quy-Toan; Levchenko,Andrei A. Disclosed

Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project : Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Proyecto de Nutrición y Salud de Guatemala (Spanish)

The objective of the Crecer Sano: Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project is to improve selected practices, services and behaviors known to be key determinants of chronic malnutrition (with an emphasis on the first 1,000 days of life) in the intervention areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1922 MAR 03, 2017

Disclosed

An investment framework for meeting global nutrition target for breastfeeding (English)

In 2012, the World Health Assembly set the target of increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months to at least 50 percent (from 38 percent) by 2025 (WHO 2012). ... See More +

Brief 113618 MAR 01, 2017

Walters,Dylan David; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Sullivan, Lucy; D'Alimonte, Mary; Shekar,Meera Disclosed

Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Sector Support Program Project : indigenous peoples plan : Framework for tribal peoples plan - Health sector support program (English)

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

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3262 MAR 01, 2017

Chowdhury,Hasib Ehsan Disclosed

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Education and health services in Uganda : quality of inputs, user satisfaction, and community welfare levels (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8116 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond income poverty : nonmonetary dimensions of poverty in Uganda (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 WPS8111 Policy Research Working Paper
Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2357 Project Paper
Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8066 Policy Research Working Paper
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 07, 2017 PAD2412 Project Paper
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing : ورقة مشروع حول المنحة الإضافية من أجل المشروع الطارئ للرعاية الصحية والتغذية في اليمن (Arabic)
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MAY 07, 2017 PAD2412 Project Paper English
Healthbeat (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114738 Newsletter
Health and well-being of young people : a multi-sectoral approach to operational planning (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115689 Brief
Cote d'Ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project : environmental assessment : Plan National de Gestion des Déchets Sanitaires 2016-2020 (French)
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APR 28, 2017 SFG3297 Environmental Assessment
South Sudan - Emergency Food and Nutrition Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 PAD2383 Project Appraisal Document
The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8038 Policy Research Working Paper
Zambia - Livestock Development and Animal Health Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 25, 2017 RES25450 Project Paper
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
China - Health Reform Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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APR 12, 2017 112327 Environmental Assessment
Malnutrition in Timor-Leste: a review of the burden, drivers, and potential response (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114087 Working Paper
Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8005 Policy Research Working Paper
Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project : Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Proyecto de Nutrición y Salud de Guatemala (Spanish)
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MAR 03, 2017 PAD1922 Project Appraisal Document
An investment framework for meeting global nutrition target for breastfeeding (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113618 Brief
Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition and Population Sector Support Program Project : indigenous peoples plan : Framework for tribal peoples plan - Health sector support program (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3262 Indigenous Peoples Plan