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Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92712 NOV 20, 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

Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J.

Macedonia - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91428 OCT 01, 2014

Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 91649 OCT 01, 2014

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for childrenapos;s physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan Spanish, Portuguese

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Portuguese

Argentina - Country partnership strategy : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 90540 SEP 09, 2014

The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story (English)

Although child mortality rates have declined all across the developing world over the past 40 years, they have declined the most in the Middle East and North Africa region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7023 SEP 01, 2014

Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf

Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children (English)

This paper analyzes the level and trends in inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children during the 2000s. The analysis uses severall tools, including comparison of the distributions of early risks and outcomes across circumstance groups; estimation of the human opportunity index; measurement of the relative contributions of circumstances to inequality of opportunity; and decomposition of changes in inequality of opportunity and factors driving them over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7026 SEP 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Aran, Meltem

Integrated approaches to tackle under nutrition in Kenya (English)

Poor nutrition is a main cause of mortality especially among the vulnerable. About half (45 percent) of all deaths among children under five are due to one or more forms of under nutrition such as fetal growth restriction, stunting, underweight, wasting, vitamin A and zinc deficiencies and sub-optimal breastfeeding. ... See More +

Working Paper 92266 SEP 01, 2014

Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90032 AUG 18, 2014

Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)

The development objective of the Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project for Pakistan is to increase the coverage of interventions, in the project areas, that are known to improve the nutritional status of children less than two years of age, of pregnant, and of lactating women. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 73329 AUG 04, 2014

Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)

In Tanzania, 87.8 percent of households do not have access to improved sanitation, such as a latrine or a toilet that separates human feces from human contact. ... See More +

UNDP-Water ; Sanitation Program 90045 AUG 01, 2014

Achieving MDGS 4 and 5 : Chinaapos;s progress on maternal and child health (English)

China has made great progress in improving maternal and child health (MCH). It reduced maternal deaths from 1,500 per 100,000 live births and over 200 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 1949 to 120 per 100,000 live births and infant deaths to 42 per 1,000 by 1990. ... See More +

Brief 92273 AUG 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Saadat, Seemeen; Sarker, Intissar; Zhang, Shuo

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Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92712 Board Summary
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
Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief
Armenia - Disease Prevention And Control Project : procurement plan : Procurement plan for consultancy and training (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 91318 Procurement Plan
Macedonia - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91428 Procurement Plan
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala : Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) : Guatemala : Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala - Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91647 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91649 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Argentina - Country partnership strategy : chair summary (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90540 Board Summary
The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7023 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7026 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated approaches to tackle under nutrition in Kenya (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 92266 Working Paper
Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 18, 2014 90032 Procurement Plan
Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 73329 Project Appraisal Document
Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90045 UNDP-Water ; Sanitation Program
Vietnam - Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development Project : procurement plan : Ke hoach mua sam (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90409 Procurement Plan
Achieving MDGS 4 and 5 : Chinaapos;s progress on maternal and child health (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92273 Brief
Europe and Central Asia - South East Europe and Caucasus Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 89685 Procurement Plan