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

The objective of the Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project is to support 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 Appraisal Document PAD1069 JAN 06, 2015

Can social health insurance be successfully introduced and expanded in Papua New Guinea? (English)

Cross-country comparisons have identified several enabling conditions required to ensure the sustainability of payroll tax-based systems. These are: (i) a large formal labour market; (ii) a growing economy; (iii) an administrative capacity for collection; and (iv) good regulatory and oversight structures. ... See More +

Brief 92699 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)

This report examines three broad health financing options in PNG: (i) increasing the level of general revenue spending; (ii) introducing contributory, insurance-based health financing arrangements; and (iii) mobilizing additional resources through efficiency savings in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 92720 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)

Malnutrition among both women and children remains a major health issue in rural Pakistan. They also lack voice in relation to important health and nutritional decisions within their homes, for both themselves and their children, and they are systematically excluded from decision making at the community level. ... See More +

Brief 93526 JAN 01, 2015

Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile (English)

This paper studies an innovative welfare program in Chile that combines a period of frequent home visits to households in extreme poverty, with guaranteed access to social services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7180 JAN 01, 2015

Carneiro, Pedro; Galasso, Emanuela; Ginja, Rita

Honduras - Social Protection Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plan para los Pueblos Indígenas y Afrohondurenos (PPIAH) en el marco del programa Presidencial bono vida mejor (Spanish)

The objective of the Social Protection Project for Honduras will support the Government's objective of building an improved social protection system mainly by improving institutional capacity for designing and implementing a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP429 DEC 30, 2014

Congo - Health Sector Services Development Project (English)

The Congo Health Sector Services Development Project received a moderately satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development. Both the Bank and the Borrower received moderately satisfactory ratings for their performances. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3204 DEC 30, 2014

Ghana - Health Insurance Project (English)

The Ghana Health Insurance Project received a satisfactory rating with a moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received moderately satisfactory performances. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3337 DEC 22, 2014

Liberia - Supporting Psychosocial Health and Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document 93862 DEC 08, 2014

Liberia - Supporting Psychosocial Health and Resilience Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 93863 DEC 04, 2014

Tanzania - Big Results Now for Health Project (English)

Program Information Document PID18019 DEC 01, 2014

Human development quarterly update (third and fourth quarter 2014) (English)

This issue of the Human development quarterly update includes the following topics of interest: latest research findings; new articles and books; in the news; and on the blogs; references; and previous issues. ... See More +

Newsletter 93840 DEC 01, 2014

Congo - Health System Strengthening for Better Material and Child Health Results (English)

The Health System Strengthening for Better Material and Child Health Results of Congo has an objective to improve utilization and quality of maternal and child health services in targeted areas within the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1088 NOV 25, 2014

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

Côte d’ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project (English)

The Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project of Côte d’ivoire has an objective to strengthen the health system and improve the utilization and quality of health and nutrition services in selected regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD964 NOV 04, 2014

Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)

A long literature in demography debates the importance of place for health. This paper assesses whether the importance of dense settlement for child mortality and child height is moderated by exposure to local sanitation behavior. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7124 NOV 01, 2014

Hathi, Payal; Haque, Sabrina; Pant, Lovey; Coffey, Diane; Spears, Dean

Cambodia's main challenges in improving health among the poor (English)

The royal Cambodian government (RCG) has achieved remarkable progress in recent years in reducing the poverty rate by more than half. However, the majority of those escaping from poverty only did so marginally and remain largely near-poor and still highly vulnerable to the slightest of shocks. ... See More +

Brief 93385 NOV 01, 2014

Sanjoaquin, Miguel

Cambodia's rural health markets and the quality of care (English)

It is already well known that the main provider of primary health care (PHC) in Cambodia is the private sector and that only one in three patients visits the public sector for out-patient care. ... See More +

Brief 93386 NOV 01, 2014

Reforming Remuneration and HR Practices for Cambodia's Health Professionals (English)

Cambodia has faced daunting challenges in rebuilding its health workforce following the Khmer Rouge genocide of 1975-79, during which about 90 percent of health professionals perished, and the period of civil war that then continued until the 1990s. ... See More +

Brief 93388 NOV 01, 2014

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West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project (English)
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JAN 06, 2015 PAD1069 Project Appraisal Document
Can social health insurance be successfully introduced and expanded in Papua New Guinea? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92699 Brief
Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92720 Brief
Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93526 Brief
Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7180 Policy Research Working Paper
Honduras - Social Protection Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plan para los Pueblos Indígenas y Afrohondurenos (PPIAH) en el marco del programa Presidencial bono vida mejor (Spanish)
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DEC 30, 2014 IPP429 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Congo - Health Sector Services Development Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 ICR3204 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Ghana - Health Insurance Project (English)
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DEC 22, 2014 ICR3337 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Uzbekistan - Third Health System Improvement Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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DEC 17, 2014 93665 Procurement Plan
Liberia - Supporting Psychosocial Health and Resilience Project (English)
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DEC 08, 2014 93862 Project Information Document
Liberia - Supporting Psychosocial Health and Resilience Project (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 93863 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tanzania - Big Results Now for Health Project (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 PID18019 Program Information Document
Human development quarterly update (third and fourth quarter 2014) (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93840 Newsletter
Congo - Health System Strengthening for Better Material and Child Health Results (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 PAD1088 Project Appraisal Document
Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 10, 2014 PAD1210 Project Appraisal Document
Côte d’ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 PAD964 Project Appraisal Document
Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7124 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia's main challenges in improving health among the poor (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93385 Brief
Cambodia's rural health markets and the quality of care (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93386 Brief
Reforming Remuneration and HR Practices for Cambodia's Health Professionals (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93388 Brief