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Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)

This is a review of the health financing situation in the Republic of Gabon. The book reviews the situation in the country under the lens of the principles of health financing: revenue mobilization for health, risk pooling, and purchasing services. ... See More +

Publication 91156 SEP 30, 2014

Saleh, Karima; Couttolenc, Bernard F.; Barroy, Helene

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (English)

In 2011, Japan celebrated the 50th anniversary of its own achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). On this occasion, the government of Japan and the World Bank conceived the idea of undertaking a multi-country study to respond to this growing demand by sharing rich and varied country experiences from countries at different stages of adopting and implementing UHC strategies, including Japan itself. ... See More +

Publication 91163 SEP 25, 2014

Ikegami, Naoki

Myanmar - Essential health Services Access Project (English)

The Essential health Services Access Project of Myanmar has an objective to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1020 SEP 23, 2014

Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : second additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Second Health Sector Support Program Project for Cambodia is to support the implementation of the government's health strategic plan 2008-2015 to improve health outcomes through strengthening institutional capacity and mechanisms by which the government and development partners can achieve more effective and efficient sector performance. ... See More +

Project Paper 88457 SEP 11, 2014

Thailand - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Thailand, an upper-middle-income country with a population of 69.5 million in 2012, achieved its health-related Millennium Development Goals by the early 2000s. ... See More +

Working Paper 91220 SEP 01, 2014

Patcharanarumol, Walaiporn; Tangcharoensathien, Viroj; Wibulpolprasert, Suwit; Suthiwisesak, Peerapol

Turkey - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Turkey is an upper middle-income country that has seen rapid economic growth and development over the last decade. In a relatively short period, it has essentially achieved universal health insurance (UHI) coverage of the population, high levels of financial protection and equity, and high and rising levels of consumer satisfaction, while significantly improving health outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 91221 SEP 01, 2014

Aran, Meltem; Ozceli, Ece Amber

Brazil - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Over the last 20 years, Brazil has seen profound economic, political, and demographic changes. After a period of military dictatorship (from 1964 to 1985), political and economic stability was achieved in the mid-1990s. ... See More +

Working Paper 91214 SEP 01, 2014

Lindelow, Magnus; Araujo, Edson C.

Bangladesh - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Bangladesh is a low-income country with gross national income of $1,940 per capita in purchasing power parity (PPP) in 2011. It has made great strides in economic and social development outcomes, particularly in health, and is on track to achieving most of the health-related Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. ... See More +

Working Paper 91213 SEP 01, 2014

Vietnam - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Vietnam is regarded as a development success story. Political and economic reforms (“Doi Moi”) launched at the end of the 1980s have transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world to a lower middle-income country in a quarter century, with per capita income of $1,130 (World Bank, 2013). ... See More +

Working Paper 91222 SEP 01, 2014

Barroy, Helene; Jarawan, Eva; Bales, Sarah

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report for Ghana (English)

Ghana is a country in West Africa with a population of about 25 million. The country is a stable democracy and achieved lower middle-income status in 2011 with a per capita gross national income (GNI) of $1,410. ... See More +

Working Paper 91299 SEP 01, 2014

Otoo, Nathaniel; Awittor, Evelyn; Marquez, Patricio; Saleh, Karima

Contracting for primary health care in Brazil : the cases of Bahia and Rio de Janeiro (English)

This study presents two case studies, each on a current initiative of contracting for primary health services in Brazil, one for the state of Bahia, the other for the city of Rio de Janeiro. ... See More +

Working Paper 91322 SEP 01, 2014

Araujo, Edson; Cavalini, Luciana; Girardi, Sabado; Ireland, Megan; Lindelow, Magnus

Turkey on the way of universal health coverage through the health transportation program (2003-2013) (English)

Beginning in 2003, Turkey initiated a series of reforms under the Health Transformation Program (HTP) that over the past decade have led to the achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Working Paper 91326 SEP 01, 2014

Aran, Meltem; Rokx, Claudia

The production, transportation, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update : The production, distribution, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update (English)

Indonesia launched the national health insurance program - Jaminan Kesehatan National (JKN), on January 1, 2014, and aims to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper 91324 SEP 01, 2014

Anderson, Ian; Meliala, Andreasta; Marzoeki, Puti; Pambudi, Eko

Peru - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Peru is an upper middle-income country that has experienced fast economic growth (average of 6.9 percent per year from 2004 to 2013, according World Developing Indicators, WDI) combined with a reduction in poverty and inequality over the past decade. ... See More +

Working Paper 91218 SEP 01, 2014

Vermeersch, Christel; Medici, Andre C.; Narvaez, Rory

Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : second additional financing (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 90440 AUG 28, 2014

Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Health Systems Strengthening Project for Liberia is to improve the quality of maternal health, child health, and infectious disease services in selected secondary-level health facilities. ... See More +

Project Paper RES15904 AUG 04, 2014

Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : community engagement planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Essential Health Services Access Project for Myanmar is to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP742 AUG 01, 2014

Timor-Leste - Health equity and financial protection report (English)

This report analyses equity and financial protection in the health sector of Timor-Leste. It is part of a series of short country-specific volumes that provide a picture of equity and financial protection in the health sectors of low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 89850 AUG 01, 2014

France - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Situated in Western Europe, France is a high-income country with a gross national income (GNI) above $40,000 per capita. While the overall picture of health status is good, France contains apparent contradictions. ... See More +

Working Paper 91216 AUG 01, 2014

Barroy, Helene; Or, Zeynep; Kumar, Ankit

Indonesia - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Indonesia, a low-middle income country of around 242 million people, has made impressive gains in health over the past few decades, notably in increased life expectancy and reduced infant and child mortality rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 91217 AUG 01, 2014

Marzoeki, Puti; Tandon, Ajay; Bi, Xiaolu; Pambudi, Eko Setyo

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91156 Publication
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (English)
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SEP 25, 2014 91163 Publication
Myanmar - Essential health Services Access Project (English)
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SEP 23, 2014 PAD1020 Project Appraisal Document
Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : second additional financing (English)
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SEP 11, 2014 88457 Project Paper
Thailand - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91220 Working Paper
Turkey - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91221 Working Paper
Brazil - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91214 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91213 Working Paper
Vietnam - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91222 Working Paper
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report for Ghana (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91299 Working Paper
Contracting for primary health care in Brazil : the cases of Bahia and Rio de Janeiro (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91322 Working Paper
Turkey on the way of universal health coverage through the health transportation program (2003-2013) (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91326 Working Paper
The production, transportation, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update : The production, distribution, and performance of physicians, nurses, and midwives in Indonesia : an update (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91324 Working Paper
Peru - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91218 Working Paper
Cambodia - Second Health Sector Support Program Project : second additional financing (English)
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AUG 28, 2014 90440 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 RES15904 Project Paper
Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : community engagement planning framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 IPP742 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Timor-Leste - Health equity and financial protection report (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89850 Working Paper
France - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 91216 Working Paper
Indonesia - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 91217 Working Paper