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Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (English)

It is often argued that engaging in indoor residual spraying in areas with high coverage of mosquito bed nets may discourage net ownership and use. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7268 MAY 15, 2015

Carneiro,Pedro; Armand,Alex; Locatelli,Andrea; Mihreteab,Selam; Keating,Joseph Aaron

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Nicaragua Strengthening the Public Health Care System - P152136 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA13476 MAY 13, 2015

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Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Primary Health Services Improvement Project for Guinea is to improve the utilization of maternal, child health and nutrition services at the primary level of care in Target Regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1351 MAY 07, 2015

Scaling up HIV treatment for MSM in Bangkok : what does it take? – a modelling and costing study (English)

The HIV epidemic amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in Bangkok is substantial. The population size of MSM in Bangkok is 120,000-250,000, with approximately one-third (33.5 percent) considered high-risk, characterized by their young age, multiple partnerships, frequent unprotected anal intercourse, and sexual activities around MSM hotspots. ... See More +

Working Paper 96523 MAY 01, 2015

Zhang, Lei; Phanuphak, Nittaya; Henderson, Klara; Nonenoy, Siriporn; Srikaew, Sasiwan; Shattock, Andrew J; Kerr, Cliff C; Omune, Brenda; van Griensven, Frits; Osornprasop,Sutayut; Oelrichs,Robert; Ananworanich, Jintanat; Wilson, David P

A snapshot of health equity in Papua New Guinea : an analysis of the 2010 household income and expenditure survey (English)

In Papua New Guinea the poorest quintile is most vulnerable to illness, yet has the lowest utilization rates of healthcare facilities. When looking at age groups the elderly ( 55) are the most vulnerable to illness and the least likely to seek treatment. ... See More +

Brief 96547 MAY 01, 2015

Irava, Wayne; Barker,Katie; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Hou,Xiaohui

MDG5/MDG acceleration framework for the Kyrgyz Republic : progress update and policy recommendations (English)

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were set at the Millennium Summit in 2000 to accelerate global progress in development. MDG 5 is aimed at improving maternal health with target 5A aiming to reduce maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by three quarters between 1990 and 2015 and target 5B aiming to achieve universal access to reproductive health by 2015. ... See More +

Report ACS13431 MAY 01, 2015

Francis,Gabriel C.

Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 96015 APR 24, 2015

The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)

Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush, and this paper sheds light on the socioeconomic impacts of this rapid expansion in industrial production. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7250 APR 23, 2015

Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Kotsadam,Andreas; Sanoh,Aly; Tolonen,Anja Karolina

Program evaluation and spillover effects (English)

This paper is a practical guide for researchers and practitioners who want to understand spillover effects in program evaluation. The paper defines spillover effects and discusses why it is important to measure them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7243 APR 21, 2015

Angelucci,M.; Di Maro,Vincenzo

Djibouti - Improving Health Sector Performance Project (English)

The Improving Health Sector Performance Project for Djibouti seeks a restructuring that revises the PDO to read, to improve the utilization of quality health care services for maternal and child health and communicable disease control programs (HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis). ... See More +

Project Paper RES18862 APR 14, 2015

Nigeria - Malaria Control Booster Project : P097921 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 16 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17807 APR 07, 2015

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Shaping healthier societies and building higher performing health systems in the GCC countries (English)

This policy note summarizes the central health sector trends and challenges in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). ... See More +

Working Paper 96393 APR 01, 2015

Raad,Firas

Kenya - Total War Against HIV and AIDS (TOWA) Project (English)

The Total War Against HIV and AIDS (TOWA) Project for Kenya received a satisfactory outcome rating with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2903 MAR 31, 2015

Advancing cervical cancer prevention in India (English)

In 2010, nearly 74,000 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed among Indian women. This number is estimated to increase to as high as 225,000 cases by 2025. ... See More +

Brief 95707 MAR 27, 2015

Krishnan, S; Madsen, E.; Porterfield, D.; Poehlman, J.; Taylor, O.; Varghese, B.

Nigeria - Polio Eradication Support Project (English)

The project development objective for the Polio Eradication Support Project in Nigeria is to assist the recipient, as part of a global polio eradication effort, to achieve and sustain at least 80 percent coverage with oral polio vaccine immunization in every state in the Recipient’s territory, and sustain national routine immunization coverage. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1376 MAR 24, 2015

Using lotteries to incentivize safer sexual behavior : evidence from a randomized controlled trial on HIV prevention (English)

Financial incentives are a promising HIV prevention strategy. This paper assesses the effect on HIV incidence of a lottery program in Lesotho with low expected payments but a chance to win a high prize conditional on negative test results for sexually transmitted infections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7215 MAR 18, 2015

Nyqvist,Martina Björkman; Corno,Lucia; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Svensson,Jakob

Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 94979 MAR 09, 2015

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Nigeria (English)

Nigeria is the most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa. It also has a very young population. The majority of the population is below the age of 25 years, with 22 percent of the country’s population between the ages of 10-19 years. ... See More +

Brief 95029 MAR 01, 2015

Cortez, Rafael; Saadat, Seemeen; Marinda, Edmore; Oluwole, Odutolu

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Ukraine - Capacity Development for Evidence-Based Land and Agricultural Policy Making Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 96597 Procurement Plan
Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7268 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Nicaragua Strengthening the Public Health Care System - P152136 (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 ISDSA13476 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 PAD1351 Project Appraisal Document
Scaling up HIV treatment for MSM in Bangkok : what does it take? – a modelling and costing study (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96523 Working Paper
A snapshot of health equity in Papua New Guinea : an analysis of the 2010 household income and expenditure survey (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96547 Brief
MDG5/MDG acceleration framework for the Kyrgyz Republic : progress update and policy recommendations (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 ACS13431 Report
Armenia – Second Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 28, 2015 96341 Procurement Plan
Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 24, 2015 96015 Procurement Plan
The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7250 Policy Research Working Paper
Program evaluation and spillover effects (English)
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APR 21, 2015 WPS7243 Policy Research Working Paper
Djibouti - Improving Health Sector Performance Project (English)
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APR 14, 2015 RES18862 Project Paper
Nigeria - Malaria Control Booster Project : P097921 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 16 (English)
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APR 07, 2015 ISR17807 Implementation Status and Results Report
Shaping healthier societies and building higher performing health systems in the GCC countries (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96393 Working Paper
Kenya - Total War Against HIV and AIDS (TOWA) Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ICR2903 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Advancing cervical cancer prevention in India (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 95707 Brief
Nigeria - Polio Eradication Support Project (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 PAD1376 Project Paper
Using lotteries to incentivize safer sexual behavior : evidence from a randomized controlled trial on HIV prevention (English)
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MAR 18, 2015 WPS7215 Policy Research Working Paper
Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 09, 2015 94979 Procurement Plan
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95029 Brief