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Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The development 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 RES30981 JAN 15, 2018

Kudesia,Preeti Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) for Angola is to increase the utilization and the quality of health care services in target provinces and municipalities. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3933 JAN 09, 2018

Disclosed

Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)

This paper describes the health financing policies used today by African countries to expand health coverage. It identifies key health financing policies used by African countries and measures the existence of regional patterns in the use of these policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 122811 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Cotlear,Daniel Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)

The Israeli health system provides universal coverage of a broad benefits package in a highly efficient manner. At the same time, the Israeli health system faces significant challenges, including lack of universal coverage for long-term care and adult dental care, center-periphery gaps, insufficient care integration, long waiting times for some elective procedures, and a growing private health care sector that poses several threats to the public system, cost containment, and health system equity. ... See More +

Working Paper 122817 JAN 01, 2018

Rosen,Bruce; Waitzberg,Ruth Disclosed

Expansion of the benefits package : the experience of Armenia (English)

The legacy of the Semashko system left Armenia with an oversized and overstaffed health system. Beginning in the 1990s the country focused on re-designing its health system in an attempt to rationalize resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 122829 JAN 01, 2018

Kharazyan,Samvel; Hayrapetyan,Susanna; Lavado,Rouselle F. Disclosed

Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)

The objectives of this case study are to assess how the poor fared as a result of recent efforts toward universal health coverage in Azerbaijan, and to provide an overview of the government’s planned additional reforms, in the context of a difficult economic and fiscal situation.The case study will first focus on how the poor have fared as a result of Azerbaijan’s efforts in the last decade to improve health coverage and population financial protection in case of illness. ... See More +

Working Paper 122830 JAN 01, 2018

Suaya,Agustina Sara; Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia; Afandiyeva,Gulara Disclosed

The health gains, financial risk protection benefits, and distributional impact of increased tobacco taxes in Armenia (English)

The majority of Armenian adult males smoke, yet tobacco taxes in Armenia are among the lowest in Europe and Central Asia. Increasing taxes on tobacco is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions, but many opponents often cite regressively as an argument against tobacco taxation. ... See More +

Journal Article 123244 JAN 01, 2018

Postolovska,Iryna; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Tarr,Gillian; Verguet,Stephane Disclosed

Assessing fiscal space for health in the SDG era : a different story (English)

Initially defined for overall public purposes, the concept of fiscal space was subsequently developed and adapted for the health sector. In this context, it has been applied in research andpolicy in over 50 low- and middle-income countries over the past ten years. ... See More +

Journal Article 123243 JAN 01, 2018

Barroy,Helene; Kutzin,Joseph Douglas; Tandon,Ajay; Kurowski,Christoph; Lie,Geir Solve Sande; Borowitz,Michael Joseph; Sparkes,Susan; Elina,Dale Disclosed

Japan Trust Fund : Second phase of scaling up nutrition investments annual report (English)

The Second Phase of Scaling Up Nutrition Investments Annual Report presents the continuation of the second phase of a three-phased program between the Government of Japan and the World Bank to support the scaling up of nutrition investments. ... See More +

Annual Report 123020 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen is to prevent and or mitigate the negative effects of medical waste on human health and the environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3669 SEP 26, 2017

Parris,Miyuki T. Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2493 AUG 14, 2017

English Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental code of practices (English)

The objective of the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project is to help increase coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health, and nutrition services in target areas in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3512 JUL 20, 2017

Phouthavisouk,Boualamphanh Disclosed

Bangladesh - Health Sector Support Project (English)

The objective of the Health Sector Support Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the health, nutrition and population (HNP) sector's core management systems and delivery of essential HNP services with a focus on selected geographical areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2355 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)

Procurement Plan 117637 JUL 07, 2017

Disclosed

Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 (English)

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) program aims to document what results are obtained through public spending in the health and education sector. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS5474 JUN 27, 2017

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

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

Disclosed

China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 115001 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

India - Innovate for Inclusiveness Project (English)

The development objective of Innovate in India for Inclusiveness is to facilitate innovation in biopharmaceutical products and medical devices that address public health priorities in India. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2049 MAY 08, 2017

Disclosed

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Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 15, 2018 RES30981 Project Paper
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 SFG3933 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122811 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122817 Working Paper
Expansion of the benefits package : the experience of Armenia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122829 Working Paper
Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122830 Working Paper
The health gains, financial risk protection benefits, and distributional impact of increased tobacco taxes in Armenia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123244 Journal Article
Assessing fiscal space for health in the SDG era : a different story (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123243 Journal Article
Japan Trust Fund : Second phase of scaling up nutrition investments annual report (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123020 Annual Report
Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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SEP 26, 2017 SFG3669 Environmental Assessment
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper English
Vietnam - North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Đông Bắc và Đồng bằng Sông Hồng Dự án Hỗ trợ Hệ thống Y tế Dự án Mua sắm : kế hoạch đấu thầu (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119357 Procurement Plan
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental code of practices (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 SFG3512 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - Health Sector Support Project (English)
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JUL 07, 2017 PAD2355 Project Appraisal Document
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)
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JUL 07, 2017 117637 Procurement Plan
Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 AUS5474 Working Paper
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
Haiti - Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Social Services Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2357 Project Paper
China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 115001 Board Summary
India - Innovate for Inclusiveness Project (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 PAD2049 Project Appraisal Document