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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

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

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 - 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

Small area estimation of child undernutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)

Reducing child undernutrition is a key social policy objective of the Ethiopian government.Despite substantial reduction over the last decade and a half, child undernutrition is still high; with 48 percent of children either stunted, underweight or wasted, undernutrition remains an important child health challenge. ... See More +

Journal Article 123246 APR 14, 2017

Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Fisker,Peter Simonsen; Andrew,Colin; Khan,Qaiser M. Disclosed

Community results-based financing in health practice : reflections on implementation from experiences in six countries (French)

The term ‘community Results-Based Financing’ (cRBF) has been used to qualify a range of schemes whereby community actors such as community organizations, community health workers (CHW), and health facility committees (HFC) are contracted to facilitate access to ‒and sometimes directly provide‒ preventative, promotional, and curative health-care services.It is too early to assess the effects of such experiences in the countries this brief focusses on (i.e. ... See More +

Brief 116427 APR 01, 2017

Juquois,Maud; Jallow,Bakary; Muvudi,Michel; Shapira,Gil; Gebre Medhin,Joy Kyra Getachew; Akpamoli,Alphonse; Shu,Walters; Ndizeye,Cedric; Motte Dit Falisse,Jean-Benoit Emmanuel P; Sokegbe,Severin; Zabiti,Michel; Hassan,Rifat; Robyn,Paul Jacob; Loum,Musa; Taptue Fotso,Jean Claude; Magazi,Ibrahim; Vergeer,Petra; Booto,Baudouin Makuma English Disclosed

Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project : Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Proyecto de Nutrición y Salud de Guatemala (Spanish)

The objective of the Crecer Sano: Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project is to improve selected practices, services and behaviors known to be key determinants of chronic malnutrition (with an emphasis on the first 1,000 days of life) in the intervention areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1922 MAR 03, 2017

English Disclosed

IFC support to health public-private partnerships : highlights of IFC transactions in primary care, hospitals, clinical services, and specialized services : 保健官民パートナーシップに対するIFCの支援 : プライマリケア、病院、臨床サービス、専門サービスにおけるIFC取引のハイライト (Japanese)

Access to affordable, quality healthcare is critical to economic growth and development. As governments struggle to contain deficits, yet increase access to healthcare, private sector resources and expertise can complement traditional public sector approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper 66764 JAN 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Examining changes in maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia has made considerable progress in maternal, newborn, and child health in terms of healthoutcomes and health services coverage. This study examined how different groups have fared in the process. ... See More +

Journal Article 123240 JAN 01, 2017

Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Andrews,Colin; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Foster,Elizabeth; Khan,Qaiser M.; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Burundi - Health System Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Plan actualise de gestion des dechets medicaux (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2763 DEC 01, 2016

Banda,Gertrude Mulenga Disclosed

India - Uttarakhand Health System Development Project : indigenous people’s plan : Environment and social management plan (English)

The development objective of the Uttarakhand Health System Development Project for India is to improve access to quality health services and to expand health financial risk protection for the residents of Uttarakhand. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2798 DEC 01, 2016

Ohno,Naoko Disclosed

Africa - Second Phase of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2671 OCT 01, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)

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 05, 2016

Ikegami,Naoki Disclosed

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action : Rumo à cobertura universal de saúde na África : um plano de ação (Portuguese)

Strong economic growth in recent years has helped reduce poverty to 43 percent of the population. Yet, as Africa’s population expands, it is estimated to reach 2.5 billion by 2050, the region faces a critical challenge of creating the foundations for long-term inclusive growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 108008 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Ghana - Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project : P145792 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24840 AUG 21, 2016

Akala,Francisca Ayodeji Disclosed

Bolivia - Expanding Access to Reduce Health Inequities Project (English)

Ratings for the Expanding Access to Reduce Health Inequities Project for Bolivia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3720 JUN 30, 2016

Disclosed

India - Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project (English)

Ratings for the Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project for India were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was negligible, the Bank performance was highly satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3518 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Africa - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Guinée cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale du PRSRSM (French,English)

The objective of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project for Nigeria is to strengthen national and regional cross-sectoral capacity for collaborative disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness in West Africa. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2111 APR 01, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

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Assessing fiscal space for health in the SDG era : a different story (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123243 Journal Article
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
Japan Trust Fund : Second phase of scaling up nutrition investments annual report (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123020 Annual Report
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper English
Small area estimation of child undernutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)
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APR 14, 2017 123246 Journal Article
Community results-based financing in health practice : reflections on implementation from experiences in six countries (French)
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APR 01, 2017 116427 Brief English
Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project : Guatemala - Crecer Sano : Proyecto de Nutrición y Salud de Guatemala (Spanish)
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MAR 03, 2017 PAD1922 Project Appraisal Document English
IFC support to health public-private partnerships : highlights of IFC transactions in primary care, hospitals, clinical services, and specialized services : 保健官民パートナーシップに対するIFCの支援 : プライマリケア、病院、臨床サービス、専門サービスにおけるIFC取引のハイライト (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2017 66764 Working Paper English
Examining changes in maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 123240 Journal Article
Burundi - Health System Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Plan actualise de gestion des dechets medicaux (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2763 Environmental Assessment
India - Uttarakhand Health System Development Project : indigenous people’s plan : Environment and social management plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2798 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Africa - Second Phase of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2671 Environmental Assessment
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan : 包括的かつ持続可能な開発のための普遍的な健康保険: 日本からの教訓 (Japanese)
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SEP 05, 2016 91163 Publication
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action : Rumo à cobertura universal de saúde na África : um plano de ação (Portuguese)
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AUG 25, 2016 108008 Working Paper
Ghana - Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project : P145792 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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AUG 21, 2016 ISR24840 Implementation Status and Results Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : procurement plan : République Démocratique du Congo - Projet de Développement du Système de Santé (PDSS) : passation des marches (French)
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JUL 18, 2016 107132 Procurement Plan
Bolivia - Expanding Access to Reduce Health Inequities Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ICR3720 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ICR3518 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Development Project : procurement plan : République Démocratique du Congo - Projet de Développement du Système de Santé (PDSS) : passation des marches (French)
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JUN 09, 2016 106309 Procurement Plan
Africa - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Guinée cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale du PRSRSM (French,English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG2111 Environmental Assessment