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Performance-based financing toolkit : Manual de pago por desempeño (Spanish,English)

This toolkit addresses the questions what and why, while focusing on the answer to how it can be done. The toolkit is pervaded by answers to the first question, while explaining the how to: the process, the planning, the design, and the implementation of performance-based financing (PBF) schemes. ... See More +

Publication 85412 JUL 21, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Fritsche,Gyorgy Bela; Meessen,Bruno; Ndizeye,Cedric; Soeters,Robert Anthony; Heteren,Godelieve Van

The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality (English)

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa has put a huge strain on already weak health systems. Ebola deaths have been disproportionately concentrated among health care workers, exacerbating existing skill shortages in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in a way that will negatively affect the health of the populations even after Ebola has been eliminated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7344 JUL 08, 2015

Evans,David; Goldstein,Markus P.; Popova,Anna

Nepal - Second HNP and HIV/AIDS Project : restructuring (English)

Project Paper RES19304 JUL 07, 2015

Folger,Phoebe M. Eligible for Disclosure

Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : third additional financing : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Second Health Sector Support Program Project for Cambodia is to support the implementation of the governments health strategic plan 2008-2015 in order to improve health outcomes through strengthening institutional capacity and mechanisms by which the government and program partners can achieve more effective and efficient sector performance. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1196 JUL 06, 2015

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Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity (English)

The adoption of new clinical practice patterns by medical care providers is often challenging, even when the patterns are believed to be efficacious and profitable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7348 JUN 30, 2015

Celhay,Pablo A.; Gertler,Paul J.; Giovagnoli,Paula; Vermeersch,Christel M. J.

Kyrgyz Republic - Health Social Protection Project : P084977 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19260 JUN 29, 2015

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Quality and accountability in healthcare delivery : audit evidence from primary care providers in India (English)

This paper presents direct evidence on the quality of health care in low-income settings using a unique and original set of audit studies, where standardized patients were presented to a nearly representative sample of rural public and private primary care providers in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7334 JUN 23, 2015

Das,Jishnu; Holla,Alaka; Mohpal,Aakash; Muralidharan,Karthik

China - Rural Health Project (English)

The Rural Health Project for China had a satisfactory outcome with low and negligible risk to development outcome, moderately satisfactory performance by the Bank, and satisfactory performance by the borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2967 JUN 22, 2015

Brazil - Second Phase of the Family Health Extension Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Family Health Extension Program Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2372 JUN 22, 2015

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

Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Societies across Europe and Central Asia are aging, but people are not necessarily living longer. This demographic trend-caused by a decrease in fertility rather than improved longevity-presents both challenges and opportunities for governments, the private sector, and individuals alike. ... See More +

Publication 97714 JUN 16, 2015

Bussolo,Maurizio; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Sinnott,Emily

India - Health, nutrition, and population technical assistance to North East states (English)

The eight states in India’s North-East region are connected to the rest of the country by a narrow corridor and (until recently) were classified by the Indian government as special category states. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14107 JUN 16, 2015

Mullen,Patrick M.

Panama - Health Equity and Performance Improvement Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Equity and Performance Improvement Project for Panama were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3380 JUN 16, 2015

Indonesia - Health Professional Education Quality Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Professional Education Quality Project for Indonesia 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 ICR3381 JUN 15, 2015

Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries (English)

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 JUN 11, 2015

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

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

Argentina - Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project : additional financing (English)

The development objectives of the Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project for Argentina are to: (a) increase utilization and quality of key health services for the uninsured target population; and (b) improve institutional management by strengthening the incentives for results in participating provinces and among authorized providers. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1397 JUN 03, 2015

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project (English)

The objective of the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project is to help increase coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health, and nutrition services in target areas in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1371 JUN 02, 2015

Africa - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed construction of one storey laboratory building at St. Benedict’s Referral hospital, Ndanda, Masasi district, Mtwara, Tanzania (English)

The development objective of the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project for Burundi is to establish a network of efficient, high quality, accessible public health laboratories for the diagnosis and surveillance of tuberculosis and other communicable diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1139 JUN 01, 2015

Kenya - Selection of impact evaluations in education and health, nutrition and population (English)

The list of the selection of impact evaluations in education and health, nutrition and population includes: vocational education in Kenya: a randomized evaluation; school governance, teacher incentives, and pupil-teacher ratios: experimental evidence from Kenyan primary schools; effects of a school feeding intervention on school attendance rates among elementary school children in Rural Kenya; impact of malaria control and enhanced literacy instruction on educational outcomes among Kenyan school children: a multi-sectoral, prospective, randomized evaluation; keeping the doctor away: experimental evidence on investment in preventative health products; education and HIV/AIDS prevention: evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya; and sustainability of reductions in malaria transmission and infant mortality in Western Kenya with Use of insecticide-treated bednets: 4 to 6 years of follow-up. ... See More +

Working Paper 97884 JUN 01, 2015

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Performance-based financing toolkit : Manual de pago por desempeño (Spanish,English)
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JUL 21, 2015 85412 Publication
The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 WPS7344 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Second HNP and HIV/AIDS Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 RES19304 Project Paper
Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : third additional financing : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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JUL 06, 2015 SFG1196 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7348 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Health Social Protection Project : P084977 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19260 Implementation Status and Results Report
Quality and accountability in healthcare delivery : audit evidence from primary care providers in India (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 WPS7334 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Rural Health Project (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 ICR2967 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Brazil - Second Phase of the Family Health Extension Program Project (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 ICR2372 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97714 Publication
India - Health, nutrition, and population technical assistance to North East states (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 ACS14107 Working Paper
Panama - Health Equity and Performance Improvement Project (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 ICR3380 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Indonesia - Health Professional Education Quality Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 ICR3381 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries (English)
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JUN 11, 2015 97473 Publication
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
Argentina - Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 PAD1397 Project Paper
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 PAD1371 Project Appraisal Document
Africa - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment for the proposed construction of one storey laboratory building at St. Benedict’s Referral hospital, Ndanda, Masasi district, Mtwara, Tanzania (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 SFG1139 Environmental Assessment
Kenya - Selection of impact evaluations in education and health, nutrition and population (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97884 Working Paper