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Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan de salvaguarda indigena (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3836 DEC 07, 2017

Disclosed

Tracking universal health coverage : 2017 global monitoring report (English)

A number the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 have targets that relate to health. ... See More +

Working Paper 122029 DEC 01, 2017

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Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders (CVRDs) and conditions are responsible for a significant portion of the world’s health burden. ... See More +

Publication 121612 NOV 17, 2017

Prabhakaran,Dorairaj; Mbanya,Jean-Claude; Wu,Yangfeng; Anand,Shuchi; Nugent,Rachel; Gaziano,Thomas A. Disclosed

Latvia tax review (English)

Latvia's Ministry of Finance requested the World Bank to collaborate on a review of the country's tax system as input for the design a medium-term tax strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120580 OCT 01, 2017

Jacobs,Bas; Sinnott,Emily; Skrok,Emilia; Hazans,Mihails; Mosberger,Palma; Pluta,Anna; Rastrigina,Olga; Dillinger,William R. Disclosed

Injury prevention and environmental health : Key messages from disease control priorities (English)

This chapter summarizes and critically assesses the Injury Prevention and Environmental Health volume’s four key findings. First, there is a large burden of death and disability from these conditions. ... See More +

Publication 120964 OCT 01, 2017

Mock,Charles; Nugent,Rachel; Kobusingye,Olive; Smith,Kirk Robert Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Schistosomiasis Project : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - Yemen Schistosomiasis - P113102 (English)

The development objective of the Yemen Schistosomiasis Project is to decrease the prevalence and intensity of infection of both urinary and intestinal Schistosomiasis among school-aged children by 2015 in endemic regions in Yemen. ... See More +

Correspondence RES29461 SEP 02, 2017

Khanna,Ashish Disclosed

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

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2493 AUG 14, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)

This paper measures the causal effects of parent enrollment into voluntary health insurance on healthcare utilization among insured and uninsured children in Nicaragua. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8115 JUN 26, 2017

Fitzpatrick,Anne; Thornton,Rebecca Lynn Disclosed

Nepal - NP: Second HNP and HIV/AIDS Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020588 MAY 24, 2017

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Liberia - Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project for Liberia is to support increased access to solid waste management (SWM) services in Greater Monrovia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3368 MAY 19, 2017

Wheeler,Sonia M. Disclosed

Effect of stress on later-life health : evidence from the Vietnam war draft (English)

A substantial literature has examined the impact of stress during the early stages of life on later-life health. This paper contributes to that literature by examining the later-life health impact of stress during adolescence and early adulthood, using a novel proxy for stress: risk of military induction in the United States during the Vietnam War. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8063 MAY 16, 2017

Cawley,John Horan; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Grossman,Daniel 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

Chile - Public Health Sector Support Project (English)

The development objectives of the Public Health Sector Support Project for Chile are to: (i) improve the efficiency of the public health care sector; and (ii) improve the quality of non-communicable diseases-related health care services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2230 MAY 12, 2017

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

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 APR 20, 2017

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

Tobacco taxation : win-win for public health & domestic resources mobilization conference - summary of proceedings report (English)

The conference, on April 18th and 19th, 2017, was part of the 2017 World Bank Group (WBG)-International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meetings. It was organized by the World Bank Group Global Tobacco Control Program, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), and with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates and Bloomberg Foundations. ... See More +

Working Paper 117147 APR 18, 2017

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China - Health Reform Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Health Reform Program for Results Project of China ”) is to improve the quality of healthcare services and the efficiency of the healthcare delivery systems in Anhui and Fujian provinces. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112327 APR 12, 2017

Zhang,Shuo Disclosed

Mauritania - Health System Support Project (INAYA) : environmental asssessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale du projet INAYA (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3082 FEB 24, 2017

Jippe,Sariette Jene M. C. Disclosed

Vietnam - Central North Region Health Region Health Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Central North Region Health Region Health Support Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3781 FEB 24, 2017

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Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan de salvaguarda indigena (Spanish)
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DEC 07, 2017 SFG3836 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Tracking universal health coverage : 2017 global monitoring report (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122029 Working Paper
Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121612 Publication
Latvia tax review (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120580 Working Paper
Injury prevention and environmental health : Key messages from disease control priorities (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120964 Publication
Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Schistosomiasis Project : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - Yemen Schistosomiasis - P113102 (English)
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SEP 02, 2017 RES29461 Correspondence
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper Arabic
The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8115 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - NP: Second HNP and HIV/AIDS Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 ICRR0020588 Implementation Completion Report Review
Liberia - Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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MAY 19, 2017 SFG3368 Environmental Assessment
Effect of stress on later-life health : evidence from the Vietnam war draft (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8063 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
Chile - Public Health Sector Support Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 PAD2230 Project Appraisal Document
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
An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (English)
See More +
APR 20, 2017 114429 Publication French
Tobacco taxation : win-win for public health & domestic resources mobilization conference - summary of proceedings report (English)
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APR 18, 2017 117147 Working Paper
China - Health Reform Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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APR 12, 2017 112327 Environmental Assessment
Mauritania - Health System Support Project (INAYA) : environmental asssessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale du projet INAYA (French)
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FEB 24, 2017 SFG3082 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Central North Region Health Region Health Support Project (English)
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FEB 24, 2017 ICR3781 Implementation Completion and Results Report