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Does piped water reduce diarrhea for children in rural India? (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does piped water reduce diarrhea for children in rural India?, conducted between 1993 and 1994 in India. ... See More +

Brief 81300 AUG 14, 2013

Jalan, Jyotsna; Ravallion, Martin

La Problématique de la Santé et de la Pauvreté au Mali (Vol. 1 of 2) : Rapport principal (French)

The objectives of the analysis of the problem of health and poverty in 2009 in Mali are (i) provide to the Government of Mali, the World Bank and other technical and financial partners of the health sector up to date information on key issues needed to better define the nature and scope of support to the sector, (ii) contribute to and support the Plan of Health and Social Development(PDDSS)- Program of health and social development(PRODESS II) extended from 2009 to 2011, particularly issues relating to the strengthening of the health system (iii) capacity building in the Ministry of Health regarding the analysis of health policy, improving skills in the assessment, design and monitoring of policies. ... See More +

Other Health Study 70614 APR 02, 2011

Analyzing health equity using household survey data : a guide to techniques and their implementation (English)

This book shows how to implement a variety of analytic tools that allow health equity - along different dimensions and in different spheres - to be quantified. ... See More +

Publication 42480 NOV 02, 2007

O'Donnell, Owen; van Doorslaer, Eddy; Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus

Colombia - Solid Waste Management Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento (Spanish)

This resettlement policy framework document / Marco de politica de reasentamiento for the National Solid Waste Management Project for Colombia, evaluated impact on project affected peoples (PAPs), in this regard, the following mitigation measures will be applied : acquisition of land and other assets, and resettlement of people will be minimized as much as possible; all PAPs residing and working near the existing or proposed landfills, will be provided with rehabilitation measures to assist them to improve or at least maintain their income earning capacity and livelihood levels; develop a program for information and community participation for people living around landfills, and keep them informed of phases of project implementation; persons located in the area where landfills will be built, regardless of the type of holding they demonstrate, will be entitled to receive assistance to restore their standards of living; owners and residents of the required estates shall receive clear, true and timely information about their rights, duties and the status of their relevant processes.; adhere to the international regulations ratified by the Government of Colombia, national rules, and general principles of law, that provide guidelines on the acquisition of land and protection of the fundamental rights of people displaced as a result of the implementation of development projects, and compliance with the Bank's resettlement operational safeguards for displaced persons (OP 4.12); and finally, ensure that those affected by the project will be at least as well off, if not better off than they would have been without the project. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP611 AUG 01, 2007

Ministerio de Ambiente Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial -MAVDT

Chad - Additional Financing for the HIV/AIDS II Project : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (French)

The objective of the project, which would remain unchanged, is to contribute to behavior change among the population of Chad in order to reduce the risk of both HIV infection and too closely spaced and / or unwanted pregnancies. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1690 JUL 01, 2007

Adel Kerim Nedjim; Mbaye Mbengue Faye

Kenya - Health Sector Reform Support Project : environment assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

The objective of the Health Sector Reform Support Project for Kenya is to contribute to the implementation of the Kenya Essential Health Package (KEHP) at the local level, by ensuring the flow of funds to health facilities in an efficient, timely and accountable manner; and institutional strengthening, capacity building and new policy development in selected areas to strengthen Kenya's health system. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1759 MAR 01, 2007

Kenya

Argentina - Essential Public Health Functions Project : environmental assessment : Marco de planificacion para la evaluacion ambiental del proyecto FESP (Spanish)

The Essential Public Health Functions Project for Argentina, aims to support Argentina's Federal Health Plan and its objectives to reduce mortality and morbidity associated with collective illness. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1458 SEP 16, 2006

Philippines - National Program Support for Health Sector Reform Project : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The indigenous peoples planning framework for the Philippines National Program Support for Health Sector Reform Project finances improved health care and expands health services coverage. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP169 MAR 28, 2006

Kazkhstan - Evaluation of national tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programs (English)

Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS have a significant impact on the economy and society of Kazakhstan and a growing challenge to the country's health system. ... See More +

Other Health Study 32495 JUN 01, 2005

Russian

Kazkhstan - Evaluation of national tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programs (Russian)

Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS have a significant impact on the economy and society of Kazakhstan and a growing challenge to the country's health system. ... See More +

Other Health Study 32495 JUN 01, 2005

English

Spending wisely : Buying health services for the poor (English)

With a special focus on strategic purchasing and contracting of services from nongovernmental providers, this title reviews ways to make public spending on health care more efficient and equitable in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 34425 MAY 15, 2005

Langenbrunner, John C. [editor]; Preker, Alexander S. [editor] Russian

Schools meals, educational achievement and school competition: evidence from a randomized evaluation (English)

This paper examines the effects of subsidized school meals on school participation, educational achievement, and school finance in a developing country setting. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3523 FEB 11, 2005

Vermeersch, Christel; Kremer, Michael

Lasting local impacts of an economywide crisis (English)

The immediate welfare costs of an economywide crisis can be high, but are there also lasting impacts? And are they greater in some geographic areas than others? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3503 FEB 01, 2005

Lokshin, Michael; Ravallion, Martin

Unemployment and the earnings structure in Latvia (English)

Latvia has recorded sustained GDP and productivity growth since 1997. Yet unemployment rates, despite gradual decrease, have remained high. The paper explores the mysteries of unemployment in Latvia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3504 FEB 01, 2005

Hazans, Mihails

Are foreign investors attracted to weak environmental regulations? Evaluating the evidence from China (English)

One of the most contentious debates today is whether pollution-intensive industries from rich countries relocate to poor countries with weaker environmental standards, turning them into pollution havens. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3505 FEB 01, 2005

Lovely, Mary E.; Dean, Judith M.; Wang,Hua

Religious school enrollment in Pakistan : a look at the data (English)

Bold assertions have been made in policy reports and popular articles on the high and increasing enrollment in Pakistani religious schools, commonly known as madrassas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3521 FEB 01, 2005

Zajonc, Tristan; Das, Jishnu; Andrabi, Tahir; Khwaja, Asim Ijaz

The political economy of health services provision and access in Brazil (English)

The authors examine the impact of local politics and government structure on the allocation of publicly subsidized (SUS) health services across municipios (counties) in Brazil, and on the probability that uninsured individuals who require medical attention actually receive access to those health services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3508 FEB 01, 2005

Rajkumar, Andrew Sunil; Cropper, Maureen; Mushfiq Mobarak, Ahmed

Dynamic cities and creative clusters (English)

The author focuses on how urban policies and the clustering of creative industries has influenced urban outcomes. The set of creative industries include those with output protectable under some form of intellectual property law. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3509 FEB 01, 2005

Weiping Wu

Innovative Tokyo (English)

This paper compares and contrasts Tokyo's innovation structure with the industrial districts model and the international hub model in the literature on urban and regional development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3507 FEB 01, 2005

Fujita, Kumiko; Child Hill, Richard

Measuring empowerment in practice: structuring analysis and framing indicators (English)

This paper presents an analytic framework that can be used to measure and monitor empowerment processes and outcomes. The measuring empowerment (ME) framework, rooted in both conceptual discourse and measurement practice, illustrates how to gather data on empowerment and structure its analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3510 FEB 01, 2005

Alsop, Ruth; Heinsohn, Nina

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Does piped water reduce diarrhea for children in rural India? (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81300 Brief
La Problématique de la Santé et de la Pauvreté au Mali (Vol. 1 of 2) : Rapport principal (French)
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APR 02, 2011 70614 Other Health Study
Analyzing health equity using household survey data : a guide to techniques and their implementation (English)
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NOV 02, 2007 42480 Publication
Colombia - Solid Waste Management Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2007 RP611 Resettlement Plan
Chad - Additional Financing for the HIV/AIDS II Project : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (French)
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JUL 01, 2007 E1690 Environmental Assessment
Kenya - Health Sector Reform Support Project : environment assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 E1759 Environmental Assessment
Argentina - Essential Public Health Functions Project : environmental assessment : Marco de planificacion para la evaluacion ambiental del proyecto FESP (Spanish)
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SEP 16, 2006 E1458 Environmental Assessment
Philippines - National Program Support for Health Sector Reform Project : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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MAR 28, 2006 IPP169 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Kazkhstan - Evaluation of national tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programs (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 32495 Other Health Study Russian
Kazkhstan - Evaluation of national tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programs (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2005 32495 Other Health Study English
Spending wisely : Buying health services for the poor (English)
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MAY 15, 2005 34425 Publication Russian
Schools meals, educational achievement and school competition: evidence from a randomized evaluation (English)
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FEB 11, 2005 WPS3523 Policy Research Working Paper
Lasting local impacts of an economywide crisis (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3503 Policy Research Working Paper
Unemployment and the earnings structure in Latvia (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3504 Policy Research Working Paper
Are foreign investors attracted to weak environmental regulations? Evaluating the evidence from China (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3505 Policy Research Working Paper
Religious school enrollment in Pakistan : a look at the data (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3521 Policy Research Working Paper
The political economy of health services provision and access in Brazil (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3508 Policy Research Working Paper
Dynamic cities and creative clusters (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3509 Policy Research Working Paper
Innovative Tokyo (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3507 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring empowerment in practice: structuring analysis and framing indicators (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3510 Policy Research Working Paper