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Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing : Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)

This project paper seeks approval of Additional Financings (AFs), with level two restructuring, for the Ebola Emergency Response Project of Africa. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1210 NOV 10, 2014

Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)

Incentive-based policies have been shown to be powerful in many areas of behavior, but have rarely been tested in the sexual domain. The Rewarding Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention and Control in Tanzania (RESPECT) study is a randomized controlled trial testing the hypothesis that a system of rapid feedback and positive reinforcement that uses cash as the primary incentive can be used to reduce risky sexual activity among young people, male and female, who are at high risk of HIV infection. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7099 NOV 01, 2014

de Walque, Damien; Dow, William H.; Nathan, Rose

Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)

Poor health at birth has negative long-run effects on individual well-being and is also detrimental for intergenerational mobility. This paper examines whether health outcomes at birth are affected by in utero increased exposure to rainfall and temperature shocks in Colombia, one of the countries in the world with the highest incidence of extreme weather events per year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7081 NOV 01, 2014

Andalon, Mabel; Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Sanfelice, Viviane; Valderrama, Daniel

Cambodia - Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Emergency Project (English)

Ratings for the Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Emergency Project for Cambodia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2781 OCT 27, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a devastating human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 91219 OCT 07, 2014

Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)

This paper investigates whether a large-scale deworming intervention aimed at primary school pupils in western Kenya had long-term effects on young children in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7052 OCT 01, 2014

Ozier, Owen

Macedonia - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91428 OCT 01, 2014

Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)

This is a review of the health financing situation in the Republic of Gabon. The book reviews the situation in the country under the lens of the principles of health financing: revenue mobilization for health, risk pooling, and purchasing services. ... See More +

Publication 91156 SEP 30, 2014

Saleh, Karima; Couttolenc, Bernard F.; Barroy, Helene

Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project (English)

Ratings for the Sindh On-farm Water Management Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 89201 SEP 17, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a horrible human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 90748 SEP 17, 2014

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - Ebola Emergency Response Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 90772 SEP 16, 2014

Nepal - Zoonoses Control Project (English)

Ratings for the Zoonoses Control Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was Moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3260 SEP 15, 2014

Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project (English)

The development objective of the Ebola Emergency Response Project for Africa is to contribute in the short term to the control of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak and the availability of selected essential health services, and mitigate the socioeconomic impact of EVD in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1134 SEP 10, 2014

Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery? : cautionary evidence from a malaria-prevention evaluation in India (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does involvement of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) enhance public service delivery? ... See More +

Brief 90353 SEP 02, 2014

Das, Ashis; Friedman, Jed; Kandpal, Eeshani

The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 90357 SEP 02, 2014

Baird, Sarah ; Gong, Erick ; McIntosh, Craig ; Ozler, Berk

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, Rewarding Provider Performance to Enable a Healthy Start to Life : Evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer, conducted between between 2004-2008 in Argentina. ... See More +

Brief 90355 SEP 02, 2014

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian

Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)

Much of game theory is founded on the assumption that individual players are endowed with preferences that can be represented by a real-valued utility function. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7037 SEP 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik; Pattanaik, Prasanta K.

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Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing : Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 10, 2014 PAD1210 Project Appraisal Document
Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7099 Policy Research Working Paper
Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7081 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Emergency Project (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 ICR2781 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91219 Working Paper
Armenia - Health System Modernization Project : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Procurement plan for consultancy and training (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 91315 Procurement Plan
Armenia - Health System Modernization Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Procurement plan for works and goods (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 91315 Procurement Plan
Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7052 Policy Research Working Paper
Macedonia - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91428 Procurement Plan
Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91156 Publication
Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 89201 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 90748 Working Paper
Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - Ebola Emergency Response Project : chair summary (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90772 Board Summary
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, held on September 16, 2014 (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90771 Minutes
Nepal - Zoonoses Control Project (English)
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SEP 15, 2014 ICR3260 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project (English)
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SEP 10, 2014 PAD1134 Project Appraisal Document
Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery? : cautionary evidence from a malaria-prevention evaluation in India (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90353 Brief
The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90357 Brief
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90355 Brief
Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7037 Policy Research Working Paper