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Guinea - Mamou Post Ebola Support Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2470 SEP 19, 2016

Drame-Bah,Salimatou Disclosed

Impact evaluation in practice (English)

Development programs and policies are typically designed to change outcomes such as raising incomes, improving learning, or reducing illness. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question, but one that is not often examined. ... See More +

Publication 108270 SEP 13, 2016

Gertler,Paul J.; Martinez,Sebastian; Premand,Patrick; Rawlings,Laura B.; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. Disclosed

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)

In 2011, Japan celebrated the 50th anniversary of its own achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). On this occasion, the government of Japan and the World Bank conceived the idea of undertaking a multi-country study to respond to this growing demand by sharing rich and varied country experiences from countries at different stages of adopting and implementing UHC strategies, including Japan itself. ... See More +

Publication 91163 SEP 05, 2016

Ikegami,Naoki English Disclosed

Pakistan - Revitalizing Health Services in Khyber Pakhutunkhwa Project (English)

Ratings for the Revitalizing Health Services in Khyber Pakhutunkhwa Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was modest, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3710 AUG 31, 2016

Disclosed

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action : Rumo à cobertura universal de saúde na África : um plano de ação (Portuguese)

Strong economic growth in recent years has helped reduce poverty to 43 percent of the population. Yet, as Africa’s population expands, it is estimated to reach 2.5 billion by 2050, the region faces a critical challenge of creating the foundations for long-term inclusive growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 108008 AUG 25, 2016

English Disclosed

Vietnam - Northern Upland Health Support Project (English)

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

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3781 AUG 24, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank Group global crisis response platform (English)

The world faces major threats that undermine developing and developed countries alike – three of the most pressing ones are: (1) climate change and related natural disasters; (2) fragility and conflict which, along with climate change, have resulted in the massive displacement of people; and (3) the threat of a future pandemic. ... See More +

Board Report 108146 AUG 24, 2016

Disclosed

Ghana - Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project : P145792 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24840 AUG 21, 2016

Akala,Francisca Ayodeji Disclosed

Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)

This report presents findings from the baseline assessment of International Rescue Committee's (IRC) Girl Empower (GE) program in Nimba County, Liberia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7797 AUG 16, 2016

Hallman,Kelly K.; Kelvin,Elizabeth; Ozler,Berk; Seban,Juliette; Kuhlik,Erica; Alton,Cooper; Kamara,Joseph; Goodman,Sarah Disclosed

Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030 (English)

In low- and middle-income countries, scaling essential health interventions to achieve health development targets is constrained by the lack of skilled health professionals to deliver services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7790 AUG 10, 2016

Liua,Jenny X; Goryakin,Yevgeniy; Maeda,Akiko; Bruckner,Tim Allen; Scheffler,Richard M. Disclosed

Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries : Rumo a uma cobertura universal de saúde e equidade na América Latina e no Caribe (Spanish)

Over the past three decades, many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have recognized health as a human right. Since the early 2000s, 46 million more people in the countries studied are covered by health programs with explicit entitlements to care. ... See More +

Publication 97473 AUG 09, 2016

Dmytraczenko,Tania [editor]; Almeida; Gisele [editor] English Disclosed

Cotonou declaration (English)

This declaration explains about the meeting which held on August 04 to 05, 2016 associate with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank met at Palais des Congres de Cotonou (Benin), for the African Caucus. ... See More +

Working Paper 107676 AUG 05, 2016

Disclosed

China - Reduction and Phase-out of Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) in Priority Sectors Project : environmental assessment : Environmental auditing report for Hubei Hengxin Chemical Co., Ltd (English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2398 AUG 01, 2016

Ren,Xin-000333444 Disclosed

Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)

This note summarizes the findings from the baseline survey for this impact evaluation, which was conducted between October 2013 and January 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 98322 AUG 01, 2016

Koroknay-Palicz,Tricia Disclosed

Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam (English)

With 70 percent of its population living in coastal areas and low-lying deltas, Vietnam is exposed to many natural hazards, including river and coastal flooding. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7765 JUL 25, 2016

Bangalore,Mook; Smith,Andrew; Veldkamp,Ted Disclosed

The varying income effects of weather variation : initial insights from rural Vietnam (English)

To estimate the impact of weather on rural income changes over time, this study combines data from the panel subsample of the latest Vietnam Household Living Standard Surveys 2010, 2012, and 2014 and gridded weather data from the Climate Research Unit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7764 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit Disclosed

Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)

This study combines high-resolution, geo-spatial data and household data from the Vietnam Living Standard Measurement Surveys in 2010, 2012, and 2014 to investigate the relationship between environmental risks and poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7763 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Bangalore,Mook Disclosed

If it pays, it stays: can agribusiness internalize the benefits of malaria control ? (English)

Might a malaria control intervention entail agricultural effects that allow a commercial agribusiness to offset its costs? The randomized allocation of 39,936 insecticide-treated mosquito nets among 81,597 smallholder cotton farming households in 1,507 clusters helps evaluate this in the context of Zambia's cotton outgrowing industry. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7762 JUL 25, 2016

Sedlmayr,Richard Disclosed

A randomized control trial of a peer adherence and nutritional support program for public sector antiretroviral patients (English)

Access to antiretroviral treatment has expanded rapidly in South Africa, making it the country in the world with the largest treatment program. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7760 JUL 21, 2016

Booysen,Frederik Le Roux; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Over,Mead; Hashimoto,Satoko; de Reuck,Chantell Disclosed

Healthy China : deepening health reform in China building high-quality and value-based service delivery (English)

Following decades of double-digit growth that lifted more than 600 million people out of poverty, China's economy has slowed in recent years. The moderating growth adds a new sense of urgency to strengthening human capital and ensuring that the population remains healthy and productive, especially as the economy gradually rebalances towards services and the society experiences shifting demographics and disease burdens. ... See More +

Working Paper 107176 JUL 20, 2016

Chinese Disclosed

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Guinea - Mamou Post Ebola Support Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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SEP 19, 2016 SFG2470 Environmental Assessment
Impact evaluation in practice (English)
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SEP 13, 2016 108270 Publication
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)
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SEP 05, 2016 91163 Publication English
Pakistan - Revitalizing Health Services in Khyber Pakhutunkhwa Project (English)
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AUG 31, 2016 ICR3710 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action : Rumo à cobertura universal de saúde na África : um plano de ação (Portuguese)
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AUG 25, 2016 108008 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Northern Upland Health Support Project (English)
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AUG 24, 2016 ICR3781 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World Bank Group global crisis response platform (English)
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AUG 24, 2016 108146 Board Report
Ghana - Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project : P145792 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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AUG 21, 2016 ISR24840 Implementation Status and Results Report
Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)
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AUG 16, 2016 WPS7797 Policy Research Working Paper
Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030 (English)
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AUG 10, 2016 WPS7790 Policy Research Working Paper
Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries : Rumo a uma cobertura universal de saúde e equidade na América Latina e no Caribe (Spanish)
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AUG 09, 2016 97473 Publication English
Cotonou declaration (English)
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AUG 05, 2016 107676 Working Paper
China - Reduction and Phase-out of Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) in Priority Sectors Project : environmental assessment : Environmental auditing report for Hubei Hengxin Chemical Co., Ltd (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 SFG2398 Environmental Assessment
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 98322 Working Paper
Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7765 Policy Research Working Paper
The varying income effects of weather variation : initial insights from rural Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7764 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7763 Policy Research Working Paper
If it pays, it stays: can agribusiness internalize the benefits of malaria control ? (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7762 Policy Research Working Paper
A randomized control trial of a peer adherence and nutritional support program for public sector antiretroviral patients (English)
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JUL 21, 2016 WPS7760 Policy Research Working Paper
Healthy China : deepening health reform in China building high-quality and value-based service delivery (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 107176 Working Paper Chinese