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Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)

Tobacco taxes are considered an effective policy tool to reduce tobacco consumption and produce long-run benefits that outweigh the costs associated with a price increase. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8369 MAR 19, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Del Carmen,Giselle; Mukong,Alfred Kechia Disclosed

Long-run impacts of increasing tobacco taxes : evidence from South Africa (English)

Tobacco taxes are often considered regressive because the share of household budgets allocated to tobacco products is larger among low-income households than among high-income households. ... See More +

Working Paper 123800 FEB 26, 2018

Fuchs,Alan; Carmen,Giselle Del; Mukon,Alfred Kechia Disclosed

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders (CVRDs) and conditions are responsible for a significant portion of the world’s health burden. ... See More +

Publication 121612 NOV 17, 2017

Prabhakaran,Dorairaj; Anand,Shuchi; Gaziano,Thomas A.; Mbanya,Jean-Claude; Wu,Yangfeng; Nugent,Rachel Disclosed

Argentina - Protecting Vulnerable People Against Non-communicable Diseases Project (Spanish)

The development objective of the Protecting Vulnerable People Against Non-communicable Diseases (NCD) Project for Argentina is to contribute to: (i) improving the readiness of public health facilities to deliver higher quality NCD - services for vulnerable population groups and expanding the scope of selected services; and (ii) protecting vulnerable population groups against prevalent NCD risk factors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD535 APR 30, 2015

Disclosed

Evidence insufficient to confirm the value of population screening for diabetes and hypertension in low and middle income settings (English)

In efforts to address the rising burden of diabetes and hypertension, some provincial departments of health in South Africa (SA) are implementing population-level screening programs for cardiovascular risk factors, including diabetes and hypertension. ... See More +

Journal Article 102450 FEB 01, 2015

Solange Durão; Ajumobi,Oluwayemisi Busola; Tamara Kredo; Celeste Naude; Naomi (Dinky) Levitt; Debbie Bradshaw Disclosed

Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Roadmap Report (English)

This is a background document on preventing and controlling Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the Pacific, circulated June 2014 for consideration by the Joint Forum Economic and Pacific Health Ministers' Meeting held in July 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 89305 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Official Documents- Administration Agreement with SDC for TF072031 (English)

Trust Fund Administrative Agreement JUN 26, 2013

Shayne,Adam Disclosed

Combating HIV/AIDS in Uganda (English)

At one bleak point in the early 1990s, it might never have been imagined that Uganda would be the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa to curb the spread of the HIV virus. ... See More +

Brief 91956 SEP 17, 2002

French Disclosed

Conformed Copy - L3843 - Health Project - Project Agreement (English)

Project Agreement MAR 08, 1995

Legal Dept of World Bank Disclosed

Conformed Copy - L3516 - Public Hospital Modernization Project - Loan Agreement (English)

Loan Agreement OCT 02, 1992

Legal Dept of World Bank Disclosed