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Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)

From its inception, the Disease Control Priorities series has focused attention on delivering effective health interventions that can result in dramatic reductions in mortality and disability at relatively modest cost. ... See More +

Publication 121611 NOV 20, 2017

Horton,Susan (editor); Bundy,Donald A. P. (editor); Patton,George C. (editor); Silva,Nilanthi de (editor); Jamison,Dean T. (editor) Disclosed

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

Suggestions to improve WASH statistics in Mozambique's survey data (English)

Expounding on data gaps in the current Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators, this note proposes concrete changes to improve water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) statistics in Mozambique. ... See More +

Brief 120300 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Maternal and child health : the World Bank Group's response to sutainable development goal 3 : Target 3.1 and 3.2 (English)

The aim of this paper is to explore the advances made in maternal and child health (MCH) over the past 25 years, analyzing World Bank Group (WBG) operational investments in MCH, as countries shift their focus to the sustainable development goals (SDGs). ... See More +

Working Paper 121500 SEP 01, 2017

Gordillo-Tobar,Amparo Elena; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Quinlan-Davidson,Meaghen Bridget Anne Disclosed

Nepal - Can information and cash improve children's development (English)

In Nepal, researchers supported by the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund worked with the government to develop a program to inform pregnant women and mothers of young children on how to best care for themselves and their children, using already ongoing community meetings to deliver messages. ... See More +

Brief 117762 JUL 01, 2017

Berman,Daphna; Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)

Each day, more than 41,000 girls worldwide are married while still children, often before they may be physically and emotionally ready to become wives and mothers. ... See More +

Brief 116830 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

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

Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Bangladesh (English)

The relationship between child marriage and fertility can be due in part to the socio-economic and cultural context in which girls who marry early tend to live. ... See More +

Brief 121579 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa 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

Child undernutrition in Pakistan : what do we know ? (English)

Pakistan has an extraordinarily high and persistent level of child undernutrition. To effectively tackle the problem, the design of public policies and programs needs to be based on evidence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8049 MAY 04, 2017

Raju,Dhushyanth; Dsouza,Ritika Disclosed

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

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

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

An investment framework for meeting global nutrition target for breastfeeding (English)

In 2012, the World Health Assembly set the target of increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months to at least 50 percent (from 38 percent) by 2025 (WHO 2012). ... See More +

Brief 113618 MAR 01, 2017

Walters,Dylan David; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Sullivan, Lucy; D'Alimonte, Mary; Shekar,Meera Disclosed

An investment framework for the treatment of severe wasting (English)

Wasting (low weight-for-height) occurs when children lose weight rapidly, generally from low caloric intake and/or repeated infections; it is an indicator of acute undernutrition. ... See More +

Brief 113617 MAR 01, 2017

Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Mehta,Michelle Ashwin; Shekar,Meera Disclosed

An investment framework for meeting the global nutrition target for stunting (English)

Stunting is not only a failure to achieve one's own genetic potential for height but is also a predictor of many other developmental constraints, including cognitive deficits and loss of future economic opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 113616 MAR 01, 2017

Shekar,Meera; Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Akuoku,Jonathan Kweku; Pereira,Audrey Leslie; D'Alimonte, Mary 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

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Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2017 (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120551 Annual Report
Suggestions to improve WASH statistics in Mozambique's survey data (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120300 Brief
Maternal and child health : the World Bank Group's response to sutainable development goal 3 : Target 3.1 and 3.2 (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121500 Working Paper
Nepal - Can information and cash improve children's development (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117762 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116830 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
Child marriage and fertility in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121579 Brief
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
Child undernutrition in Pakistan : what do we know ? (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8049 Policy Research 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
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
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
An investment framework for meeting global nutrition target for breastfeeding (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113618 Brief
An investment framework for the treatment of severe wasting (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113617 Brief
An investment framework for meeting the global nutrition target for stunting (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113616 Brief
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