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Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)

Combining nightlight data as a proxy for economic activity with remote sensing data typically used for natural hazard modeling, this paper constructs novel damage indices at the district level for Indonesia, for different disaster events such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and the 2004 Christmas Tsunami. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8188 SEP 08, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Strobl,Eric; Tveit,Thomas Breivik Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Schistosomiasis Project : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - Yemen Schistosomiasis - P113102 (English)

The development objective of the Yemen Schistosomiasis Project is to decrease the prevalence and intensity of infection of both urinary and intestinal Schistosomiasis among school-aged children by 2015 in endemic regions in Yemen. ... See More +

Correspondence RES29461 SEP 02, 2017

Khanna,Ashish Disclosed

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

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

Arabic 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

Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together, or aggregate, to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 119031 AUG 01, 2017

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

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 JUL 01, 2017

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

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

Haryana - Indicators at a glance (English)

This report presents tabular data on: population; poverty and inequality; income and growth; jobs; health; education; infrastructure and amenities; and recent growth and fiscal performance. ... See More +

Brief 119150 JUN 20, 2017

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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

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Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing : résumé du rapport (French)

Amid recurrent natural disasters and severe financial hardship Haitians face formidable challenges to their health. Maternal and infant mortality rates are 5 and 3 times higher than the regional average. ... See More +

Working Paper 116682 JUN 01, 2017

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Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing : summary report (English)

Amid recurrent natural disasters and severe financial hardship Haitians face formidable challenges to their health. Maternal and infant mortality rates are 5 and 3 times higher than the regional average. ... See More +

Working Paper 116682 JUN 01, 2017

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Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing (Vol. 2) : Mieux dépenser pour mieux soigner : un regard sur le financement de la santé en Haïti (French)

Amid recurrent natural disasters and severe financial hardship Haitians face formidable challenges to their health. Maternal and infant mortality rates are 5 and 3 times higher than the regional average. ... See More +

Working Paper 116682 JUN 01, 2017

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Nepal - NP: Second HNP and HIV/AIDS Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020588 MAY 24, 2017

IEG Review Team 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 : 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

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

Arabic 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

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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

Private healthcare in emerging markets : an investor’s perspective (English)

This issue includes the following headings: building up to barcelona; conference preview:creating value in health systems; achieving value-based healthcare in emerging markets; universal health coverage—one of this century’s greatest challenges; advancing nurses addressesglobal need; recent IFC investments medlife case study: outpatient in its DNA; fybeca case study: achieving sustainable growth by serving low-income customers ... See More +

Newsletter 115714 MAY 01, 2017

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Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8188 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Schistosomiasis Project : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - Yemen Schistosomiasis - P113102 (English)
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SEP 02, 2017 RES29461 Correspondence
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper Arabic
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper English
Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119031 Working Paper
An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 114429 Publication English
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
Haryana - Indicators at a glance (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119150 Brief
Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2357 Project Paper
Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing : résumé du rapport (French)
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JUN 01, 2017 116682 Working Paper
Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing : summary report (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116682 Working Paper
Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing (Vol. 2) : Mieux dépenser pour mieux soigner : un regard sur le financement de la santé en Haïti (French)
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JUN 01, 2017 116682 Working Paper
Nepal - NP: Second HNP and HIV/AIDS Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 ICRR0020588 Implementation Completion Report Review
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 : 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
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 07, 2017 PAD2412 Project Paper Arabic
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
Private healthcare in emerging markets : an investor’s perspective (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115714 Newsletter