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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

0000A8056

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

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.

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

The path to universal health coverage in Bangladesh : bridging the gap of human resources for health (English)

Bangladesh is committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2032; to this end, the government of Bangladesh is exploring policy options to increase fiscal space for health and expand coverage while improving service quality and availability. ... See More +

Publication 96623 MAY 22, 2015

El-Saharty,Sameh; Sparkes,Susan Powers; Barroy,Helene; Ahsan,Karar Zunaid; Ahmed,Syed Masud

Tajikistan - Health Care Policy Monitoring Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 96591 MAY 21, 2015

Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project : additional financing - restructuring (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing to Health Services Improvement Project for Tajikistan is to contribute to the improvement of the coverage and quality of basic Primary Health Care (PHC) services in rural health facilities in selected districts. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1358 MAY 21, 2015

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

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA13476 MAY 13, 2015

0000A8056

Nicaragua - Strengthening the Public Health Care System Project (English)

The objectives of the Strengthening the Public Health Care System Project for Nicaragua are to: (a) strengthen quality and access to health services; (b) contribute to adapting the public health system to the country’s changing epidemiological profile; and (c) secure financial support in case of Public Health Alert or Public Health Emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1336 MAY 13, 2015

Tanzania - Basic Health Services Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Basic Health Services Project for Tanzania is to improve the geographic accessibility and use of basic health services by financing health service delivery and encouraging effective and efficient management of health services at the local level. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18905 MAY 13, 2015

Jobanputra,Sangeeta Raja

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

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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
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
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
The path to universal health coverage in Bangladesh : bridging the gap of human resources for health (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 96623 Publication
Tajikistan - Health Care Policy Monitoring Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 96591 Procurement Plan
Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project : additional financing - restructuring (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 PAD1358 Project 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
Nicaragua - Strengthening the Public Health Care System Project (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 PAD1336 Project Appraisal Document
Tanzania - Basic Health Services Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 RES18905 Project Paper
Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 PAD1351 Project Appraisal Document