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Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2017 (English)

Every year, millions of children under 5 years of age die, mostly from preventable causes such aspneumonia, diarrhea and malaria. In almost half of the cases, malnutrition plays a role, whileunsafe water, sanitation and hygiene are also significant contributing factors. ... See More +

Annual Report 120551 OCT 01, 2017

Sharrow,David; You,Danzhen; Hug,Lucia Disclosed

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

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

Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Children of young mothers are at higher risk of morbidity and under-five mortality. Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121632 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Ethiopia (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121633 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Malawi (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121634 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Bangladesh (English)

In Bangladesh, more than three in ten children under the age of five are stunted; but for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk of stunting is higher. controlling for socio-economic and other characteristics, being born of a mother younger than 18 increases the likelihood of stunting for children under-five by five percentage points in the baseline model, as compared to otherwise similar children born of older mothers. ... See More +

Brief 121603 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa 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

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

Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Teenage pregnancies have potential negative consequences on the next generation. Children born to adolescent mothers are particularly at risk in terms of health, nutrition, cognitive and socio-emotional development. ... See More +

Brief 106486 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Mcconnell,Christin Disclosed

Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Improvement Project for Uganda is to improve utilization of essential health services with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services in target districts; and scale up birth and death registration services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2272 JUN 09, 2016

Kiwanuka,Harriet E. N. Disclosed

Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objectives of the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project for Uganda are to: (a) improve utilization of essential health services with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services in target districts; and (b) scale up birth and death registration services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2274 JUN 09, 2016

Kiwanuka,Harriet E. N. Disclosed

Madhya Pradesh gender (English)

Madhya Pradesh has made mixed progress on gender. Child sex ratio is deteriorating. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. Nearly one in every two adult females is illiterate. ... See More +

Brief 105864 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)

Uttar Pradesh has made mixed progress on education and health outcomes. Infant mortalityremains high despite improvements in recent years. Open defecation is practiced widely, evenin high income households. ... See More +

Brief 105886 MAY 20, 2016

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Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity : Aperçu : investir dans la petite enfance pour favoriser la croissance et la productivité (French)

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 MAY 10, 2016

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Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity : Panorama : invertir en la primera infancia para el crecimiento y la productividad (Spanish)

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 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)

Every year, malnutrition claims the lives of 3 million children under age five and costs the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity and health care costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 104865 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Niger (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Niger. Measures of child marriage are very high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 76.8 percent and it has not declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 106411 MAR 16, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2017 (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120551 Annual Report
Economic impacts of child marriage : child health and nutrition brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116836 Brief
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
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121632 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121633 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Malawi (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121634 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121603 Brief
Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114373 Working Paper
Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)
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NOV 17, 2016 110354 Publication
Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106486 Brief
Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 SFG2272 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 SFG2274 Resettlement Plan
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
Uttar Pradesh - Health and education (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105886 Brief
Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity : Aperçu : investir dans la petite enfance pour favoriser la croissance et la productivité (French)
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MAY 10, 2016 108831 Brief
Snapshot : investing in the early years for growth and productivity : Panorama : invertir en la primera infancia para el crecimiento y la productividad (Spanish)
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MAY 10, 2016 108831 Brief
Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)
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APR 18, 2016 104865 Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in Niger (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 106411 Brief