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The cost of not investing in girls : child marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment for girls, and their impacts in Uganda (English)

The proportions of girls marrying or having children before the age of 18 have been declining in Uganda according to data from the latest publicly available Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) implemented in 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 121896 DEC 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Yedan,Ali; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Male,Chata Disclosed

A toolkit for measuring early childhood development in low and middle income countries (English)

The primary purpose of this Toolkit is to provide a resource for researchers, evaluators, and program personnel from various disciplines interested in assessing early childhood development (ECD) in low and middle-income countries – either for planning and evaluating interventions, monitoring development over time, or conducting a situation analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper 122031 DEC 01, 2017

Prado,Elizabeth Leah; Fernald, Lia C. H.; Kariger,Patricia Karol; Raikes, Abbie Disclosed

Mozambique - Primary Health Care Strengthening Program Project (English)

The objective of Primary Health Care Strengthening Program Project for Mozambique is to improve the utilization and quality of reproductive, maternal, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services, particularly in underserved areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 120958 NOV 28, 2017

Disclosed

Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)

From its inception, the Disease Control Priorities series has focused attention on delivering effective health interventions that can result in dramatic reductions in mortality and disability at relatively modest cost. ... See More +

Publication 121611 NOV 20, 2017

Horton,Susan (editor); Bundy,Donald A. P. (editor); Patton,George C. (editor); Silva,Nilanthi de (editor); Jamison,Dean T. (editor) Disclosed

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders (CVRDs) and conditions are responsible for a significant portion of the world’s health burden. ... See More +

Publication 121612 NOV 17, 2017

Prabhakaran,Dorairaj; Mbanya,Jean-Claude; Wu,Yangfeng; Anand,Shuchi; Nugent,Rachel; Gaziano,Thomas A. Disclosed

Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the right of people with disabilities to education, while Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commits the global community to "(ensuring) equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including person with disabilities" by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 121755 NOV 14, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda - Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project : environmental assessment : Medical waste management plan (English)

The development objective of Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project for Rwanda is to contribute to the reduction in the stunting rate among children under five years of age (with a focus on those under two) in the targeted districts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3826 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes in this series on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. ... See More +

Brief 120586 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali French Disclosed

Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2017 (English)

Every year, millions of children under 5 years of age die, mostly from preventable causes such aspneumonia, diarrhea and malaria. In almost half of the cases, malnutrition plays a role, whileunsafe water, sanitation and hygiene are also significant contributing factors. ... See More +

Annual Report 120551 OCT 01, 2017

Sharrow,David; You,Danzhen; Hug,Lucia Disclosed

Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)

Development institutions and governments agree on the need to start early when it comes to children’s healthy development. Early childhood is a critical time for both the brain and body, and it’s important that children receive appropriate nutrition, health, stimulation and socio-emotional support in this period. ... See More +

Brief 121111 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 657 : child planning benefit for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)

On September 13, 2017, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and fifty seven. ... See More +

Board Report 119757 SEP 13, 2017

Disclosed

Study of operational strategies to reduce malnutrition in Nepal (English)

Malnutrition is a serious problem in Nepal. Malnutrition negatively affects human and economic development and the country's overall prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120064 SEP 01, 2017

Bhattarai,Manav; Bashyal,Chhitij; Al-Omair,Abeyah A. Disclosed

Maternal and child health : the World Bank Group's response to sutainable development goal 3 : Target 3.1 and 3.2 (English)

The aim of this paper is to explore the advances made in maternal and child health (MCH) over the past 25 years, analyzing World Bank Group (WBG) operational investments in MCH, as countries shift their focus to the sustainable development goals (SDGs). ... See More +

Working Paper 121500 SEP 01, 2017

Gordillo-Tobar,Amparo Elena; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Quinlan-Davidson,Meaghen Bridget Anne Disclosed

Tackling childcare : the business case for employer-supported childcare (English)

Almost one in 10 of the world’s population, 679 million, are children younger than five years old. To thrive and develop, these children and their older siblings need care. ... See More +

Working Paper 121546 SEP 01, 2017

Niethammer,Carmen; Davis,Michelle Caitlin; Hoffmann,Nathalie Ilona; Devercelli,Amanda Epstein; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Alkastalani Dexter,Gharam; Kalashyan,Anna; Hasan,Tazeen; Nasir,Rudaba Disclosed

Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)

Arsenic contamination in shallow groundwater aquifers remains a major barrier to providing access to safe drinking water in Bangladesh. Chronic exposure to arsenic has been shown to cause serious health impacts, including various cancers, skin lesions, neurological damage, heart disease, and hypertension. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8172 AUG 24, 2017

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana Disclosed

Mali - Strengthening Reproductive Health Project (English)

Ratings of Strengthening Reproductive Health Project for Mali were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4095 AUG 02, 2017

Disclosed

A wake up call : Nigeria water supply, sanitation, and hygiene poverty diagnostic : A Wake up call : Nigeria Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)

This report offers an overview of the state of WASH services in the country. It draws from a number of national data sources, desk reviews, and original research to analyze service delivery in the country and assess the sector's performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 118241 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines - Success in improving birth registration (English)

Civil registration is the continuous, permanent, and compulsory recording of vital events and the civil status of persons and of modification of the records. ... See More +

Working Paper 121394 AUG 01, 2017

Grande,Marizza B.; Baclao,Janeth F.; Villaver,Marjorie B.; Oliveros,Cristy A.; Reolalas,Aurora T.; Orcilla,Editha R. Disclosed

Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Additional financing for the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Additional financing for the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to increase coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health, and nutrition services in target areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3523 JUL 21, 2017

Phouthavisouk,Boualamphanh Disclosed

Working together to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse : Recommendations for World Bank projects (English)

In October 2016, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim established an independent Task Force of external experts to provide guidance on how to strengthen Bank systems, tools and processes to prevent and mitigate against risk of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), as well as other forms of gender-based violence (GBV), in World Bank-supported infrastructure and other area-based investment projects. ... See More +

Board Report 117414 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The cost of not investing in girls : child marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment for girls, and their impacts in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121896 Working Paper
A toolkit for measuring early childhood development in low and middle income countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122031 Working Paper
Mozambique - Primary Health Care Strengthening Program Project (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 120958 Project Appraisal Document
Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121612 Publication
Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 121755 Brief
Rwanda - Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project : environmental assessment : Medical waste management plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3826 Environmental Assessment
Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120586 Brief French
Levels and trends in child mortality : report 2017 (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120551 Annual Report
Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121111 Brief
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 657 : child planning benefit for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 119757 Board Report
Study of operational strategies to reduce malnutrition in Nepal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120064 Working Paper
Maternal and child health : the World Bank Group's response to sutainable development goal 3 : Target 3.1 and 3.2 (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121500 Working Paper
Tackling childcare : the business case for employer-supported childcare (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121546 Working Paper
Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)
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AUG 24, 2017 WPS8172 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Strengthening Reproductive Health Project (English)
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AUG 02, 2017 ICR4095 Implementation Completion and Results Report
A wake up call : Nigeria water supply, sanitation, and hygiene poverty diagnostic : A Wake up call : Nigeria Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118241 Working Paper
Philippines - Success in improving birth registration (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 121394 Working Paper
Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Additional financing for the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)
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JUL 21, 2017 SFG3523 Environmental Assessment
Working together to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse : Recommendations for World Bank projects (English)
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JUL 07, 2017 117414 Board Report