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Mental health in transition : assessment and guidance for strengthening integration of mental health into primary health care and community-based service platforms in Ukraine : Психічне здоров'я на перехідному етапі: оцінка та керівництво для посилення інтеграції психічного здоров'я (Ukrainian)

Ukraine is undergoing important reforms in the health system, and there is an increasing interest among national as well as international actors in improving mental health services. ... See More +

Working Paper 120767 FEB 01, 2018

Inka,Weissbecker English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Arabic)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Portuguese)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

India - Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project (English)

Ratings of Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project for India were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4290 JAN 19, 2018

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project for West Bank and Gaza is to support the Palestinian Authority in securing continuity in healthcare service delivery and building its resilience to withstand future surge in demand for effective healthcare coverage. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29190 JAN 17, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kankan (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4000 JAN 16, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kindiaprgdm Kindia (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4000 JAN 16, 2018

Drame-Bah,Salimatou Disclosed

Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Health Systems Strengthening Project for Liberia is to improve the quality of maternal health, child health, and infectious disease services in selected secondary-level health facilities. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30981 JAN 15, 2018

Kudesia,Preeti Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) for Angola is to increase the utilization and the quality of health care services in target provinces and municipalities. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3933 JAN 09, 2018

Disclosed

Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)

Many World Bank Group (WBG) client countries—and especially their poor populations—are being disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change on human health. ... See More +

Working Paper 122328 JAN 09, 2018

Ebi,Kristie Lee; Shumake-Guillemot, Joy Shumake; Golden,Christopher De Weir; Midgley,Amelia; Bouley,Timothy Disclosed

Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

Environmental Assessment SFG3940 JAN 08, 2018

Disclosed

Universal health coverage in Croatia : reforms to revitalize primary health care (English)

This chapter describes and seeks to take stock of a cluster of supply-side reforms that aimed to revitalize what was described by the Croatian Public Health Institute as a passive and low-impact primary care system. ... See More +

Working Paper 122807 JAN 01, 2018

Vončina, Luka; Pezelj-Duliba, Dubravka; Arur,Aneesa; Dorčić, Fedor Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)

During the last 50 years, the Dominican Republic has experienced important economic growth, with rates higher than most Latin American countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 122808 JAN 01, 2018

Rathe,Magdalena Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)

The United Kingdom has in many respects the archetypal centrally planned, publicly financed health care system in the form of National Health Service (NHS), established in 1948 in a time of great austerity after Second World War. ... See More +

Working Paper 122809 JAN 01, 2018

Smith,Peter Charles Disclosed

Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)

This paper describes the health financing policies used today by African countries to expand health coverage. It identifies key health financing policies used by African countries and measures the existence of regional patterns in the use of these policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 122811 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Cotlear,Daniel Disclosed

Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)

During the past decade, Tanzania has experienced steady economic growth, with average annual growth rates of between 6 and 7 percent. Despite this positive trend in the economy, poverty rates have not decreased accordingly; more than one-fourth of Tanzania’s 53 million inhabitants live below the poverty line and almost 10 percent live in extreme poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 122815 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)

Malawi is a low-income country that is actively working toward achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The government is committed to provide adequate health care, commensurate with the health needs of Malawian society, and international standards of health care as outlined in the Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper 122812 JAN 01, 2018

Pattnaik,Anooj; Chansa,Collins Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)

The Israeli health system provides universal coverage of a broad benefits package in a highly efficient manner. At the same time, the Israeli health system faces significant challenges, including lack of universal coverage for long-term care and adult dental care, center-periphery gaps, insufficient care integration, long waiting times for some elective procedures, and a growing private health care sector that poses several threats to the public system, cost containment, and health system equity. ... See More +

Working Paper 122817 JAN 01, 2018

Rosen,Bruce; Waitzberg,Ruth Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Korean experience? (English)

The Republic of Korea achieved universal health coverage in 1989, twelve years after the introduction of mandatory health insurance for employees in large corporations. ... See More +

Working Paper 122818 JAN 01, 2018

Kwon,Soonman Disclosed

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Mental health in transition : assessment and guidance for strengthening integration of mental health into primary health care and community-based service platforms in Ukraine : Психічне здоров'я на перехідному етапі: оцінка та керівництво для посилення інтеграції психічного здоров'я (Ukrainian)
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FEB 01, 2018 120767 Working Paper English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Arabic)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Portuguese)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
India - Karnataka Health System Development and Reform Project (English)
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JAN 19, 2018 ICR4290 Implementation Completion and Results Report
West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 17, 2018 RES29190 Project Paper
Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kankan (French)
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JAN 16, 2018 SFG4000 Environmental Assessment
Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kindiaprgdm Kindia (French)
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JAN 16, 2018 SFG4000 Environmental Assessment
Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 15, 2018 RES30981 Project Paper
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 SFG3933 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 122328 Working Paper
Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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JAN 08, 2018 SFG3940 Environmental Assessment
Universal health coverage in Croatia : reforms to revitalize primary health care (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122807 Working Paper
Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122808 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122809 Working Paper
Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122811 Working Paper
Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122815 Working Paper
Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122812 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122817 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Korean experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122818 Working Paper