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Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (Spanish)

Stunting is a silent killer. It deprives a child of its right to grow, to thrive and to prosper. Today, stunting snatches away the opportunity of 156 million children to reach their full potential worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 117053 OCT 11, 2017

Marini,Alessandra; Rokx,Claudia; Gallagher,Paul English Disclosed

An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (French)

The report estimates the costs, impacts and financing scenarios to achieve the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets for stunting, anemia in women, exclusive breastfeeding and the scaling up of the treatment of severe wasting among young children. ... See More +

Publication 114429 JUL 01, 2017

Shekar,Meera; Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Dayton,Julia M.; Walter,Dylan English Disclosed

Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (English)

Stunting is a silent killer. It deprives a child of its right to grow, to thrive and to prosper. Today, stunting snatches away the opportunity of 156 million children to reach their full potential worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 117053 JUN 28, 2017

Marini,Alessandra; Rokx,Claudia; Gallagher,Paul Spanish Disclosed

Cities, slums, and early child growth : empirical evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This study uses novel household survey data that are representative of Bangladesh's large cities, and of slum and nonslum areas within the cities, to investigate the effects of demographic and socioeconomic factors on early child growth in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8094 JUN 08, 2017

Raju,Dhushyanth; Kim,Kyoung Yang; Nguyen,Quynh T.; Govindaraj,Ramesh Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing : ورقة مشروع حول المنحة الإضافية من أجل المشروع الطارئ للرعاية الصحية والتغذية في اليمن (Arabic)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen, Republic of is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2412 MAY 07, 2017

English Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen, Republic of is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2412 MAY 07, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

Healthbeat (English)

This Healthbeat newsletter includes some of the following headings: Are you gasping for air?; CPR/AED and first aid training; free group training : the power of relaxation; mindfulness meditation sessions; healthy weight support group; domestic abuse prevention program; workstation ergonomics services for HQ and Co staff; Pre-assignment medical briefings and medical clearance; looking to manage your stress? ... See More +

Newsletter 114738 MAY 01, 2017

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Private healthcare in emerging markets : an investor’s perspective (English)

This issue includes the following headings: building up to barcelona; conference preview:creating value in health systems; achieving value-based healthcare in emerging markets; universal health coverage—one of this century’s greatest challenges; advancing nurses addressesglobal need; recent IFC investments medlife case study: outpatient in its DNA; fybeca case study: achieving sustainable growth by serving low-income customers ... See More +

Newsletter 115714 MAY 01, 2017

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Malnutrition in Timor-Leste: a review of the burden, drivers, and potential response (English)

This report presents the findings of nutrition assessment, gap analysis, and donor mapping exercise in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (RDTL). ... See More +

Working Paper 114087 APR 01, 2017

Provo,Anne Marie; Atwood, Steve; Sullivan,Eileen Brainne; Mbuya,Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo Disclosed

Modeling the long-term health and cost impacts of reducing smoking prevalence through tobacco taxation in Ukraine (English)

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable premature deaths. Smoking’s effects will continue to devastate lives in many countries, including Ukraine, if measures are not implemented to reduce its prevalence. ... See More +

Working Paper 113601 MAR 12, 2017

Marquez,Patricio V.; Irwin,Alexander Disclosed

Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project (English)

The objective of the Crecer Sano: Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project is to improve selected practices, services and behaviors known to be key determinants of chronic malnutrition (with an emphasis on the first 1,000 days of life) in the intervention areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1922 MAR 03, 2017

Disclosed

Health impact and effectiveness of distribution models for plastic latrine slabs in Kenya (English)

Brief 113227 MAR 01, 2017

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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

Tajikistan - JSDF Nutrition Grant Scale Up Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 112259 JAN 24, 2017

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Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : ماحولیاتی اور سماجی مینجمنٹ فریم ورک کے لیے ضمیمہ (Urdu)

Environmental Assessment SFG2863 JAN 01, 2017

Geurts,Lori A. Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project for Pakistan is to contribute the reduction of the stunting rate in Sindh from 48 percent to 43 percent by the end of the project. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2862 JAN 01, 2017

Geurts,Lori A. Disclosed

Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)

This brief surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern.

Brief 113971 JAN 01, 2017

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (Spanish)
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OCT 11, 2017 117053 Working Paper English
An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 114429 Publication English
Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 117053 Working Paper Spanish
Cities, slums, and early child growth : empirical evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 WPS8094 Policy Research Working Paper
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing : ورقة مشروع حول المنحة الإضافية من أجل المشروع الطارئ للرعاية الصحية والتغذية في اليمن (Arabic)
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MAY 07, 2017 PAD2412 Project Paper English
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 07, 2017 PAD2412 Project Paper Arabic
Healthbeat (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114738 Newsletter
Private healthcare in emerging markets : an investor’s perspective (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115714 Newsletter
Malnutrition in Timor-Leste: a review of the burden, drivers, and potential response (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114087 Working Paper
Modeling the long-term health and cost impacts of reducing smoking prevalence through tobacco taxation in Ukraine (English)
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MAR 12, 2017 113601 Working Paper
Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project (English)
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MAR 03, 2017 PAD1922 Project Appraisal Document
Health impact and effectiveness of distribution models for plastic latrine slabs in Kenya (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113227 Brief
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
Tajikistan - JSDF Nutrition Grant Scale Up Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 112259 Procurement Plan
Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : ماحولیاتی اور سماجی مینجمنٹ فریم ورک کے لیے ضمیمہ (Urdu)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2863 Environmental Assessment
Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to environmental and social management framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2862 Environmental Assessment
Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113971 Brief