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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

Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)

The evidence base has long demonstrated that girls' education is among the most significant factors associated with age at marriage, with an extensive body of literature documenting lower levels of schooling as being strongly linked with a lower age at marriage. ... See More +

Brief 116831 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. 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

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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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) : ການຈ່າຍຄ່າບໍລິການໂດຍກົງຈາກຄົນເຈັບເພື່ອສຸຂະ (Laotian)

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 English 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

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Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity (English)

The adoption of new clinical practice patterns by medical care providers is often challenging, even when the patterns are believed to be efficacious and profitable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7348 JUN 30, 2015

Celhay,Pablo A.; Gertler,Paul J.; Giovagnoli,Paula; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. Disclosed

Niger - Population and Health Support Project (English)

The project development objective of the Population and Health Support Project for Niger is to increase the utilization of reproductive health and nutrition services in targeted areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1137 MAY 01, 2015

Disclosed

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)

Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, and economic barriers to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) potential. ... See More +

Brief 96021 APR 01, 2015

Barroy,Helene; Cortez,Rafael A.; Karamoko,Djibrilla Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project : additional financing (English)

This paper addresses an additional financing made to Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project for Burkina Faso. The project development objective is to increase women and adolescent girls’ empowerment and their access to quality reproductive, child and maternal health services in selected areas of the participating countries, including the recipients' territory, and to improve regional knowledge generation and sharing as well as regional capacity and coordination. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1412 APR 01, 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

A rapid assessment of iron and folic acid supplementation during pregnancy through the basic package of health services (English)

Malnutrition, including vitamin and mineral deficiencies, is prevalent in Afghanistan. It especially is a problem among women of childbearing age and children under five years old and contributes to the high rates of morbidity and mortality in the country. ... See More +

Brief 114007 SEP 01, 2013

Disclosed

India - Improving child and maternal health in Tamil Nadu (English)

This Results Profile talks about improving child and maternal health in Tamil Nadu, India. Tamil Nadu ranked among the best states in India in terms of human development, needed to reduce its infant and maternal mortality rates, especially among disadvantaged communities and in lagging regions. ... See More +

Brief 97759 APR 13, 2011

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project for Sierra Leone is to increase utilization of a package of essential health services by pregnant and lactating women and children under the age of five and support the emergency response needed to contain and control the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 42945 JUN 04, 2010

Disclosed

Argentina delivers care to mothers and children (English)

This Results Profile focuses on Argentina that delivers care to mothers and children. Argentina entered the Twenty First century with nearly one-third of its population lacking secure access to basic health care. ... See More +

Brief 95541 MAR 30, 2010

Disclosed

India - Improving reproductive and child health : Inde - Améliorer la santé infantile et reproductive (French)

Relying on neighborhood women trained in basic health issues to reach out to local communities, a recently completed World Bank project helped to improve reproductive and child health among poor people in Kolkata, India. ... See More +

Brief 91984 NOV 04, 2003

Disclosed

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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
Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116831 Brief
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
Uganda - Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Services Improvement Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2016 PAD1795 Project Appraisal Document
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) : ການຈ່າຍຄ່າບໍລິການໂດຍກົງຈາກຄົນເຈັບເພື່ອສຸຂະ (Laotian)
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MAY 01, 2016 107281 Working Paper English
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
Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7348 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger - Population and Health Support Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 PAD1137 Project Appraisal Document
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96021 Brief
Burkina Faso - Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1412 Project Paper
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
A rapid assessment of iron and folic acid supplementation during pregnancy through the basic package of health services (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 114007 Brief
India - Improving child and maternal health in Tamil Nadu (English)
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APR 13, 2011 97759 Brief
Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project (English)
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JUN 04, 2010 42945 Project Appraisal Document
Argentina delivers care to mothers and children (English)
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MAR 30, 2010 95541 Brief
India - Improving reproductive and child health : Inde - Améliorer la santé infantile et reproductive (French)
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NOV 04, 2003 91984 Brief