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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

Disclosed

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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Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation des populations (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3287 APR 21, 2017

Gonzalez,Viviana A. 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

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project for Congo, Democratic Republic (DRC) of is to improve utilization and quality of maternal and child health services in targeted areas within the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2136 MAR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2986 FEB 01, 2017

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

Gambia - Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project : additional financing (English)

The overall objective of the Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project for Gambia, the is to improve health and nutrition outcomes among women and children in the least served Regions. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2133 DEC 16, 2016

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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

Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Services Improvement Project (English)

The development 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 +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1795 JUL 14, 2016

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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

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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

Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objectives of the Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health 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 +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2249 APR 01, 2016

Kiwanuka,Harriet E. N. Disclosed

Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)

Improved outcomes for women and children - more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes - have broad individual, family, and societal benefits. ... See More +

Working Paper 103202 FEB 01, 2016

Tanner,Jeffery; Aguilar Rivera,Ana Milena; Candland,Tara Lynn; Galdo,Virgilio; Manang,Fredrick Emiliano; Trichler,Rachel Bodily; Yamagata,Ritsuko Disclosed

Ethiopia - Health equity : reaching the bottom 40 percent - maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)

Recent surveys show considerable progress in maternal and child health in Ethiopia. The improvement has been in health outcomes and health services coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS16099 DEC 01, 2015

Berhane,Adiam Disclosed

Trends in maternal mortality : 1990 to 2015 - estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, the World Bank Group, and the United Nations population division : executive summary (English)

In 2000, the United Nations (UN) Member States pledged to work towards a series of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including the target of a three-quarters reduction in the 1990 maternal mortality ratio (MMR; maternal deaths per 100 000 live births), to be achieved by 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 100949 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

India - Strengthening Infant and Young Child Feeding Capacity in SAR Project (English)

Ratings for the Strengthening Infant and Young Child Feeding Capacity in South Asia Region (SAR) Project for India were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 98761 AUG 27, 2015

Disclosed

Achieving MDGS 4 and 5 : Bolivia's progress on maternal and child health : Alcanzando los ODM 4 & 5 : el avance de Bolivia en salud materno infantil (Spanish)

Bolivia is a lower-middle income country, but one of the poorest in South America, with a per capita GNI of US$ 5,750 in 2013 and an average GNI growth rate of 4.4 percent during the last ten years. ... See More +

Brief 92272 FEB 01, 2015

Cortez,Rafael A.; Lavadenz,Fernando; Medici,Andre C.; Saadat,Seemeen Disclosed

Improving coverage and utilization of maternal and child health services in Lao PDR : impact evaluation of the community nutrition project (English)

The World Bank supported the community nutrition project (CNP) in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) from 2009 to 2013, ostensibly to respond to the global food crisis of 2007-08. ... See More +

Publication 99929 JAN 01, 2015

Tanner,Jeffery; Hayashi,Ryotaro; Li,Yunsun Disclosed

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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
Haiti - Support Project for Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services : additional financing - resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation des populations (French)
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APR 21, 2017 SFG3287 Resettlement Plan
Dimagi : improving maternal and newborn care (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115129 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 10, 2017 PAD2136 Project Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG2986 Environmental Assessment
Gambia - Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project : additional financing (English)
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DEC 16, 2016 PAD2133 Project Paper
Improving maternal and reproductive health in South Asia : drivers and enablers (English)
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NOV 17, 2016 110354 Publication
Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Services Improvement Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2016 PAD1795 Project Appraisal Document
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
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)
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MAY 01, 2016 107281 Working Paper Laotian
Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG2249 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Delivering the millennium development goals to reduce maternal and child mortality : a systematic review of impact evaluation evidence (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103202 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Health equity : reaching the bottom 40 percent - maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 AUS16099 Working Paper
Trends in maternal mortality : 1990 to 2015 - estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, the World Bank Group, and the United Nations population division : executive summary (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100949 Working Paper
India - Strengthening Infant and Young Child Feeding Capacity in SAR Project (English)
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AUG 27, 2015 98761 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Achieving MDGS 4 and 5 : Bolivia's progress on maternal and child health : Alcanzando los ODM 4 & 5 : el avance de Bolivia en salud materno infantil (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2015 92272 Brief
Improving coverage and utilization of maternal and child health services in Lao PDR : impact evaluation of the community nutrition project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99929 Publication