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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

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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

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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

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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

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Additional financing for the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic group development 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 +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3522 JUL 03, 2017

Phouthavisouk,Boualamphanh Disclosed

An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (French)

The report estimates the costs, impacts and financing scenarios to achieve the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets for stunting, anemia in women, exclusive breastfeeding and the scaling up of the treatment of severe wasting among young children. ... See More +

Publication 114429 JUL 01, 2017

Shekar,Meera; Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Dayton,Julia M.; Walter,Dylan English Disclosed

Nepal - Can information and cash improve children's development (English)

In Nepal, researchers supported by the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund worked with the government to develop a program to inform pregnant women and mothers of young children on how to best care for themselves and their children, using already ongoing community meetings to deliver messages. ... See More +

Brief 117762 JUL 01, 2017

Berman,Daphna; Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)

The evidence base has long demonstrated that girls' education is among the most significant factors associated with age at marriage, with an extensive body of literature documenting lower levels of schooling as being strongly linked with a lower age at marriage. ... See More +

Brief 116831 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis brief (English)

While the proportion of girls marrying as children is declining globally, this decline is not occurring in all countries or taking place equitably within countries, nor is it happening at a sufficiently fast pace to see an end to the practice in the coming decades. ... See More +

Brief 116832 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Nayihouba,Kolobadia Ada; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades,Svetlana; Kes,A.; Murithi, L.; Steinhaus, M.; Petroni,S. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : women's decision making and selected other impacts brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis on the impacts of child marriage on women's decision-making ability within the household, land ownership, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, and birth registrations. ... See More +

Brief 116833 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : child health and nutrition brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis of the impacts of child marriage on two health outcomes - under-five mortality and stunting - for young children. ... See More +

Brief 116836 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa, N.; John, N. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : women's health brief (English)

The brief summarizes results from an analysis of the impacts of child marriage on a few selected health outcomes, specifically early childbirths, maternal mortality and intimate partner violence. ... See More +

Brief 116834 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; John,A.; Petroni,S. Disclosed

Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)

Each day, more than 41,000 girls worldwide are married while still children, often before they may be physically and emotionally ready to become wives and mothers. ... See More +

Brief 116830 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

Revealing the missing link : private sector supply-side readiness for primary maternal health services in Indonesia (English)

Every six hours, the death of a woman from the complications of pregnancy serves as the most vexing reminder of Indonesia’s challenges with maternal health (MH). ... See More +

Working Paper 116608 JUN 21, 2017

000153238:Puti Marzoeki:pmarzoeki@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Turkey - Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7912 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 19) : Environmental and social management plan - Construction of a new kindergarten building in Vardadzor Community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Supporting disadvantaged children enter kindergarten: experimental evidence from Bulgaria (English)

This paper presents findings from a large scale multi-arm randomized control trial implemented in 2014-2015 across 236 poor settlements across Bulgaria with the aim to improve full-day kindergarten participation of poor children, especially Roma and Turkish. ... See More +

Working Paper 116056 JUN 01, 2017

Bulgarian Disclosed

Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Improving Maternal and Child Health through Integrated Social Services Project for Haiti is to increase the access and use of maternal and child health, nutrition and other social services in the recipient's territory.This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to: (i) provide an additional IDA grant in an amount of SDR 18.3 million (US$25 million equivalent) to the Project. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2357 JUN 01, 2017

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Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing (Vol. 2) : Mieux dépenser pour mieux soigner : un regard sur le financement de la santé en Haïti (French)

Amid recurrent natural disasters and severe financial hardship Haitians face formidable challenges to their health. Maternal and infant mortality rates are 5 and 3 times higher than the regional average. ... See More +

Working Paper 116682 JUN 01, 2017

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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
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
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
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Additional financing for the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic group development plan (English)
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JUL 03, 2017 SFG3522 Indigenous Peoples Plan
An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding, and wasting (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 114429 Publication English
Nepal - Can information and cash improve children's development (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117762 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : educational attainment brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116831 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : global synthesis brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116832 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : women's decision making and selected other impacts brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116833 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : child health and nutrition brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116836 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : women's health brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116834 Brief
Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116830 Brief
Revealing the missing link : private sector supply-side readiness for primary maternal health services in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116608 Working Paper
Turkey - Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 AB7912 Program Information Document
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 19) : Environmental and social management plan - Construction of a new kindergarten building in Vardadzor Community (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Supporting disadvantaged children enter kindergarten: experimental evidence from Bulgaria (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116056 Working Paper Bulgarian
Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2357 Project Paper
Better spending, better care : a look at Haiti's health financing (Vol. 2) : Mieux dépenser pour mieux soigner : un regard sur le financement de la santé en Haïti (French)
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JUN 01, 2017 116682 Working Paper