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West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project (English)

The objective of the Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project is to support Palestinian authority in securing continuity in healthcare service delivery and building its resilience to withstand future surge in demand for effective healthcare coverage. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1069 JAN 06, 2015

Can social health insurance be successfully introduced and expanded in Papua New Guinea? (English)

Cross-country comparisons have identified several enabling conditions required to ensure the sustainability of payroll tax-based systems. These are: (i) a large formal labour market; (ii) a growing economy; (iii) an administrative capacity for collection; and (iv) good regulatory and oversight structures. ... See More +

Brief 92699 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)

This report examines three broad health financing options in PNG: (i) increasing the level of general revenue spending; (ii) introducing contributory, insurance-based health financing arrangements; and (iii) mobilizing additional resources through efficiency savings in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 92720 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Ghana - Health Insurance Project (English)

The Ghana Health Insurance Project received a satisfactory rating with a moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received moderately satisfactory performances. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3337 DEC 22, 2014

Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)

Procurement Plan 93245 DEC 05, 2014

Tanzania - Big Results Now for Health Project (English)

Program Information Document PID18019 DEC 01, 2014

Human development quarterly update (third and fourth quarter 2014) (English)

This issue of the Human development quarterly update includes the following topics of interest: latest research findings; new articles and books; in the news; and on the blogs; references; and previous issues. ... See More +

Newsletter 93840 DEC 01, 2014

Côte d’ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project (English)

The Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project of Côte d’ivoire has an objective to strengthen the health system and improve the utilization and quality of health and nutrition services in selected regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD964 NOV 04, 2014

Cambodia's rural health markets and the quality of care (English)

It is already well known that the main provider of primary health care (PHC) in Cambodia is the private sector and that only one in three patients visits the public sector for out-patient care. ... See More +

Brief 93386 NOV 01, 2014

Reforming Remuneration and HR Practices for Cambodia's Health Professionals (English)

Cambodia has faced daunting challenges in rebuilding its health workforce following the Khmer Rouge genocide of 1975-79, during which about 90 percent of health professionals perished, and the period of civil war that then continued until the 1990s. ... See More +

Brief 93388 NOV 01, 2014

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 Japanese

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

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

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

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.

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West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project (English)
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JAN 06, 2015 PAD1069 Project Appraisal Document
Can social health insurance be successfully introduced and expanded in Papua New Guinea? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92699 Brief
Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92720 Brief
Ghana - Health Insurance Project (English)
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DEC 22, 2014 ICR3337 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Uzbekistan - Third Health System Improvement Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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DEC 17, 2014 93665 Procurement Plan
Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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DEC 05, 2014 93245 Procurement Plan
Tanzania - Big Results Now for Health Project (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 PID18019 Program Information Document
Human development quarterly update (third and fourth quarter 2014) (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93840 Newsletter
Côte d’ivoire - Health Systems Strengthening and Ebola Preparedness Project (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 PAD964 Project Appraisal Document
Cambodia's rural health markets and the quality of care (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93386 Brief
Reforming Remuneration and HR Practices for Cambodia's Health Professionals (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93388 Brief
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 Japanese
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
Peru - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91218 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
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