Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 65 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Economic impacts of child marriage : child health and nutrition brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis of the impacts of child marriage on two health outcomes - under-five mortality and stunting - for young children. ... See More +

Brief 116836 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa, N.; John, N. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : women's health brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis of the impacts of child marriage on a few selected health outcomes, specifically early childbirths, maternal mortality and intimate partner violence. ... See More +

Brief 116834 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; John,A.; Petroni,S. Disclosed

Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3290 APR 21, 2017

Gonzalez,Viviana A. Disclosed

Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)

Lesotho is a small, mountainous kingdom, surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. The country is divided into ten administrative districts and further divided into four ecological zones: Lowlands, Foothills, Mountains, and Senqu River Valley (Ministry of Health, Lesotho and ICF International, 2016). ... See More +

Working Paper 114373 APR 01, 2017

Walldorf,Jeanette; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Shapira,Gil; Yamashita-Allen,Kanako Disclosed

Dimagi : improving maternal and newborn care (English)

India suffers from a high maternal and infant mortality rate, especially in rural areas, where poor women do not receive effective care and one in every 22 infants die within one year of life. ... See More +

Working Paper 115129 APR 01, 2017

Agapitova,Natalia; Navarrete Moreno,Cristina Disclosed

Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)

South Asia Region (SAR) has decreased maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 65 percent between 1990 and 2013, which was the greatest progress among all world regions. ... See More +

Publication 110354 NOV 17, 2016

El-Saharty,Sameh; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Ohno,Naoko; Sarker,Intissar Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic – Early Childhood Education Project : snapshot two – child health and nutrition (English)

This snapshot summarizes preliminary findings related to child health and nutrition from the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Study in Lao PDR. The ECE Study was initiated to evaluate the Early Childhood Education Project. ... See More +

Working Paper 110262 NOV 15, 2016

Disclosed

Does debt relief improve child health ? evidence from cross-country micro data (English)

This paper analyzes the effects of a multilateral debt relief program on child health. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank launched the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative in the late 1990s to reduce the debt burdens of poor countries, and explicitly linked the initiative to the aim of poverty reduction and social targets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7872 OCT 24, 2016

Welander,Anna Carin Charlotte Disclosed

Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity (English)

Investing in the early years is one of the smartest things a country can do to eliminate extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity, and create the human capital needed for economies to diversify and grow. ... See More +

Brief 108831 OCT 05, 2016

Spanish, French, Disclosed

South Asia regional gender action plan (RGAP): FY16-FY21 - June 2016 (English)

The South Asia Regional Gender Action Plan FY 16-21 (RGAP) applies a gender lens to the World Bank Group (WBG's) work in the region. In doing so, it outlines a path to enhance the potential of women and men as agents of change towards WBG`s twin goals of poverty reduction and shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 112879 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)

Under nutrition levels in Lao PDR remain among the highest in the world, despite both rapid economic growth and a significant decline in poverty over the past years. ... See More +

Working Paper 107927 JUN 01, 2016

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Pimhidzai,Obert Laotian Disclosed

Maternal and child health out-of-pocket expenditure and service readiness in Lao PDR : evidence for the national free maternal and child health policy from a household and health center survey (2013 update) (English)

Lao PDR has made notable progress in improving maternal health, with mater¬nal mortality decreasing from 1,600 per 100,000 births in 1990 to 220 in 2013.1 However, in order for further gains to be realized, at least two barriers need to be addressed – the low utilization of maternal health (MH) services and weak financial protection, especially among the lower wealth quintiles, in order to improve the level and equity of maternal health. ... See More +

Working Paper 107281 MAY 01, 2016

Tandon,Ajay; Yap,Wei Aun; Chanthala,Phetdara Laotian Disclosed

A perceived divide : how Indonesians perceive inequality and what they want done about it (English)

Inequality in Indonesia is rising and a recent survey suggests that Indonesians are growing increasingly concerned. The Gini coefficient in Indonesia has increased sharply over the past 15 years, increasing from 30 in 2000 to 41 in 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 101664 NOV 01, 2015

Indrakesuma,Taufik Ramadhan; Janz,Edgar; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant Disclosed

Supply and demand for child care services in Turkey : a mixed methods study : Türkiye’de çocuk bakım hizmetlerinde : arz ve talep durumu (Turkish)

Despite increases in availability of center based child care and preschool services in Turkey over the last decade, both the supply of services and utilization remain low. ... See More +

Working Paper 98884 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Republic of Yemen - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 99429 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

India - Karnataka Multi-sectoral Nutrition Pilot Project : Implementation support mission – July 23 to 25, 2015 (English)

Aide Memoire 99334 JUL 25, 2015

Disclosed

Stagnant stunting rate despite rapid economic growth in Papua New Guinea—factors correlated with malnutrition among children under five (English)

Maternal and child undernutrition is a pervasive and detrimental condition in Papua New Guinea. Despite rapid economic growth during the past decade, the stunting rate for children under 5, one of the primary indicators for child undernutrition, was estimated at 46 percent in Papua New Guinea in 2010, stagnant from 44 percent in 2005. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7301 JUN 10, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui Disclosed

Kenya - Do infants benefit when older siblings are dewormed? (English)

Early childhood is a crucial window of opportunity for improving lives. The challenge for policymakers and development experts knows which programs give children’s development the best boost and how to implement them. ... See More +

Brief 99207 JUN 01, 2015

Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Niger - Child feces disposal : Niger - Elimination des selles des enfants (French)

Safe disposal of children’s feces is as essential as the safe disposal of adults’ feces. This brief provides an overview of the available data on child feces disposal in Niger and concludes with ideas to strengthen safe disposal practices, based on emerging good practice. ... See More +

Brief 96436 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Haiti - Child feces disposal (French)

Safe disposal of children’s feces is as essential as the safe disposal of adults’ feces. This brief provides an overview of the available data on child feces disposal in Haiti and concludes with ideas to strengthen safe disposal practices, based on emerging good practice. ... See More +

Brief 96427 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Economic impacts of child marriage : child health and nutrition brief (English)
See More +
JUN 27, 2017 116836 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : women's health brief (English)
See More +
JUN 27, 2017 116834 Brief
Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
See More +
APR 21, 2017 SFG3290 Environmental Assessment
Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2017 114373 Working Paper
Dimagi : improving maternal and newborn care (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2017 115129 Working Paper
Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)
See More +
NOV 17, 2016 110354 Publication
Lao People's Democratic Republic – Early Childhood Education Project : snapshot two – child health and nutrition (English)
See More +
NOV 15, 2016 110262 Working Paper
Does debt relief improve child health ? evidence from cross-country micro data (English)
See More +
OCT 24, 2016 WPS7872 Policy Research Working Paper
Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity (English)
See More +
OCT 05, 2016 108831 Brief Spanish, French,
South Asia regional gender action plan (RGAP): FY16-FY21 - June 2016 (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2016 112879 Working Paper
Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2016 107927 Working Paper Laotian
Maternal and child health out-of-pocket expenditure and service readiness in Lao PDR : evidence for the national free maternal and child health policy from a household and health center survey (2013 update) (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 107281 Working Paper Laotian
A perceived divide : how Indonesians perceive inequality and what they want done about it (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2015 101664 Working Paper
Supply and demand for child care services in Turkey : a mixed methods study : Türkiye’de çocuk bakım hizmetlerinde : arz ve talep durumu (Turkish)
See More +
SEP 01, 2015 98884 Working Paper
Republic of Yemen - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2015 99429 Procurement Plan
India - Karnataka Multi-sectoral Nutrition Pilot Project : Implementation support mission – July 23 to 25, 2015 (English)
See More +
JUL 25, 2015 99334 Aide Memoire
Stagnant stunting rate despite rapid economic growth in Papua New Guinea—factors correlated with malnutrition among children under five (English)
See More +
JUN 10, 2015 WPS7301 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Do infants benefit when older siblings are dewormed? (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 99207 Brief
Niger - Child feces disposal : Niger - Elimination des selles des enfants (French)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 96436 Brief
Haiti - Child feces disposal (French)
See More +
JUN 01, 2015 96427 Brief