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Kazakhstan - Social Health Insurance Project : Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial (English)

The objective of the Social Health Insurance Project: Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial for Kazakhstan is to improve accessibility, quality, and efficiency of health service delivery, and reduce financial risks to the population that are caused by serious health problems. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1409 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

Costa Rica - Program-for-results : strengthening universal health insurance in Costa Rica - chair summary (English)

Board Summary 104075 MAR 15, 2016

Disclosed

India - Karnataka Health Systems Development and Reform Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Karnataka Health Systems Development and Reform Project for India is to improve health service delivery, public-private collaboration, and financing, particularly for the benefit of underserved and vulnerable groups in Karnataka. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22733 MAR 09, 2016

Coarasa,Jorge A. Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform : P101928 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 16 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22365 JAN 13, 2016

Bortman,Carlos Marcelo

Costa Rica - Strengthening Universal Health Insurance in Costa Rica Project (English)

Program Information Document PID0033477 DEC 09, 2015

Pacheco Florez,Claudia Patricia Disclosed

The Gambia - Impact evaluation baseline report : health system (English)

The government of The Gambia is implementing the maternal and child nutrition and health results project (MCNHRP) to increase the use of community nutrition and primary maternal and child health services. ... See More +

Brief 101505 DEC 01, 2015

Ferguson, Laura; Hasan,Rifat; Boudreaux,Chantelle Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Social Health Insurance Project: Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial Protection - P152625 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA16016 NOV 18, 2015

Carlos MarceloBortman

Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries (English)

The last few years have seen a growing commitment worldwide to universal health coverage (UHC). Yet there is a lack of clarity on how to measure progress towards UHC. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7470 NOV 03, 2015

Wagstaff,Adam; Cotlear,Daniel; Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu; Buisman,Leander Robert Disclosed

Moldova - Health Transformation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 99885 SEP 30, 2015

Disclosed

The systematic assessment of health worker performance : a framework for analysis and its application in Tanzania (English)

This paper introduces a simple framework for understanding the dimensions and determinants of health worker performance based on the idea that there can be three different gaps affecting performance: a knowledge gap, the knowledge-capacity gap and the capacity-performance gap. ... See More +

Working Paper 104096 AUG 01, 2015

Leonard, Kenneth L.; Masatu, Melkiory C.; Herbst,Christopher H.; Lemiere,Christophe Disclosed

Emerging challenges in implementing universal health coverage in Asia (English)

As countries in Asia converge on the goal of universal health coverage (UHC), some common challenges are emerging. One is how to ensure coverage of the informal sector so as to make UHC truly universal; a second is how to design a benefit package that is responsive and appropriate to current health challenges, yet fiscally sustainable; and a third is how to ensure ‘supply-side readiness’, i.e. the availability and quality of services, which is a necessary condition for translating coverage into improvements in health outcomes. ... See More +

Journal Article 100214 JUL 21, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Evans,Timothy Grant; Lagrada, Leizel; Langenbrunner,John C.; Nachuk,Stefan; Palu,Toomas Disclosed

United Nations secretary general’s international Ebola recovery conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the Ebola epidemic stubbornly continues and sustain zero cases everywhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 101983 JUL 15, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Increasing functionality and compliance to policies at rural health posts : a way forward to achieving universal access to essential health care in Timor-Leste (English)

This briefing note presents the key findings and policy implications of the health facility survey implemented in 2014 in 69 sampled health facilities in Timor-Leste. ... See More +

Brief 103438 JUN 30, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Zaman,Rashid Disclosed

Understanding bottlenecks and future Human Resource for Health (HRH) challenge : will health workers remain motivated in Timor-Leste? (English)

This briefing note presents the key findings and policy implications of the health worker survey implemented in all thirteen districts of Timor-Leste in 2014. ... See More +

Brief 103441 JUN 30, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Zaman,Rashid Disclosed

India - Impact evaluation of results-based payments for hospital care for the poor in Karnataka state (English)

With a population of 65 million, the state of Karnataka in the south of India is considered among the better-off states in the country. However, there are significant socio-economic disparities, with large populations living in deep poverty, particularly in the rural northern part of the state. ... See More +

Working Paper 97519 JUN 18, 2015

Disclosed

Nigeria - Pre-Paid Health Scheme Pilot Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14743 JUN 05, 2015

Disclosed

The health workforce in Latin America and the Caribbean : an analysis of Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay (English)

This report provides a status update on the human resources for health (HRH) sub-system in six Latin American and Caribbean countries: Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay. ... See More +

Publication 97475 JUN 04, 2015

Carpio,Carmen; Santiago Bench,Natalia Disclosed

The path to universal health coverage in Kenya : repositioning the role of the national hospital insurance fund (English)

The national hospital insurance fund’s (NHIF) mandate by the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Kenya to implement universal health coverage (UHC) generated controversy among stakeholders. ... See More +

Brief 99070 JUN 01, 2015

Mwaura,Racheal Njeri; Barasa,Edwin Wafula; Ramana,Gandham N.V.; Coarasa,Jorge A.; Rogo,Khama Odera Disclosed

Thailand - Qualitative assessment of health equity among the elderly people in Thailand : utilization and financial protection (English)

Thailand has succeeded in expanding coverage of publicly-funded and publicly-managed health insurance schemes, following the introduction of universal health coverage policy in 2001. ... See More +

Working Paper 104951 MAY 20, 2015

Osornprasop,Sutayut Disclosed

Universal health coverage in the Philippines : progress on financial protection goals (English)

Providing protection against the financial risk of high out-of-pocket health spending is one of the main goals of the Philippines’ health strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7258 MAY 06, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Buisman,Leander Robert Disclosed

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Kazakhstan - Social Health Insurance Project : Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial (English)
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APR 06, 2016 PAD1409 Project Appraisal Document
Costa Rica - Program-for-results : strengthening universal health insurance in Costa Rica - chair summary (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 104075 Board Summary
India - Karnataka Health Systems Development and Reform Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 09, 2016 RES22733 Project Paper
Kazakhstan - Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform : P101928 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 16 (English)
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JAN 13, 2016 ISR22365 Implementation Status and Results Report
Costa Rica - Strengthening Universal Health Insurance in Costa Rica Project (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 PID0033477 Program Information Document
The Gambia - Impact evaluation baseline report : health system (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101505 Brief
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Social Health Insurance Project: Improving Access, Quality, Efficiency and Financial Protection - P152625 (English)
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NOV 18, 2015 ISDSA16016 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries (English)
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NOV 03, 2015 WPS7470 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova - Health Transformation Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 99885 Procurement Plan
The systematic assessment of health worker performance : a framework for analysis and its application in Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 104096 Working Paper
Emerging challenges in implementing universal health coverage in Asia (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 100214 Journal Article
United Nations secretary general’s international Ebola recovery conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)
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JUL 15, 2015 101983 Working Paper
Increasing functionality and compliance to policies at rural health posts : a way forward to achieving universal access to essential health care in Timor-Leste (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 103438 Brief
Understanding bottlenecks and future Human Resource for Health (HRH) challenge : will health workers remain motivated in Timor-Leste? (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 103441 Brief
India - Impact evaluation of results-based payments for hospital care for the poor in Karnataka state (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 97519 Working Paper
Nigeria - Pre-Paid Health Scheme Pilot Project (English)
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JUN 05, 2015 ICRR14743 Implementation Completion Report Review
The health workforce in Latin America and the Caribbean : an analysis of Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay (English)
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JUN 04, 2015 97475 Publication
The path to universal health coverage in Kenya : repositioning the role of the national hospital insurance fund (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99070 Brief
Thailand - Qualitative assessment of health equity among the elderly people in Thailand : utilization and financial protection (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 104951 Working Paper
Universal health coverage in the Philippines : progress on financial protection goals (English)
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MAY 06, 2015 WPS7258 Policy Research Working Paper