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

The objective of the Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project for West Bank and Gaza is to support the 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 Paper RES29190 JAN 17, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kankan (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4000 JAN 16, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kindiaprgdm Kindia (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4000 JAN 16, 2018

Drame-Bah,Salimatou Disclosed

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

Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)

Many World Bank Group (WBG) client countries—and especially their poor populations—are being disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change on human health. ... See More +

Working Paper 122328 JAN 09, 2018

Ebi,Kristie Lee; Shumake-Guillemot, Joy Shumake; Golden,Christopher De Weir; Midgley,Amelia; Bouley,Timothy Disclosed

Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

Environmental Assessment SFG3940 JAN 08, 2018

Disclosed

Universal health coverage in Croatia : reforms to revitalize primary health care (English)

This chapter describes and seeks to take stock of a cluster of supply-side reforms that aimed to revitalize what was described by the Croatian Public Health Institute as a passive and low-impact primary care system. ... See More +

Working Paper 122807 JAN 01, 2018

Vončina, Luka; Pezelj-Duliba, Dubravka; Arur,Aneesa; Dorčić, Fedor Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)

During the last 50 years, the Dominican Republic has experienced important economic growth, with rates higher than most Latin American countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 122808 JAN 01, 2018

Rathe,Magdalena Disclosed

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

The United Kingdom has in many respects the archetypal centrally planned, publicly financed health care system in the form of National Health Service (NHS), established in 1948 in a time of great austerity after Second World War. ... See More +

Working Paper 122809 JAN 01, 2018

Smith,Peter Charles 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

Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)

During the past decade, Tanzania has experienced steady economic growth, with average annual growth rates of between 6 and 7 percent. Despite this positive trend in the economy, poverty rates have not decreased accordingly; more than one-fourth of Tanzania’s 53 million inhabitants live below the poverty line and almost 10 percent live in extreme poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 122815 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)

Malawi is a low-income country that is actively working toward achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The government is committed to provide adequate health care, commensurate with the health needs of Malawian society, and international standards of health care as outlined in the Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper 122812 JAN 01, 2018

Pattnaik,Anooj; Chansa,Collins 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

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

The Republic of Korea achieved universal health coverage in 1989, twelve years after the introduction of mandatory health insurance for employees in large corporations. ... See More +

Working Paper 122818 JAN 01, 2018

Kwon,Soonman 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

Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)

Urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace in Bangladesh, accompanied by the proliferation of slum settlements, whose residents have special health needs given the adverse social, economic, and public environmental conditions they face. ... See More +

Publication 122330 DEC 28, 2017

Frere,Jean-Jacques; Raju,Dhushyanth; Govindaraj,Ramesh; Secci,Federica; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform Project for Kazakhstan were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality performance was modest. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3816 DEC 28, 2017

Disclosed

Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and governance (English)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals related to health and nutrition, increasing child immunization rates while reducing the incidence of malnutrition and communicable diseases, as well as infant and maternal mortality rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 122294 DEC 24, 2017

Frere,Jean-Jacques; Raju,Dhushyanth; Govindaraj,Ramesh; Secci,Federica; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze Disclosed

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West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 17, 2018 RES29190 Project Paper
Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kankan (French)
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JAN 16, 2018 SFG4000 Environmental Assessment
Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kindiaprgdm Kindia (French)
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JAN 16, 2018 SFG4000 Environmental Assessment
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
Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 122328 Working Paper
Panama - Support for the National Indigenous Peoples Development Plan Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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JAN 08, 2018 SFG3940 Environmental Assessment
Universal health coverage in Croatia : reforms to revitalize primary health care (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122807 Working Paper
Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122808 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122809 Working Paper
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
Universal health coverage in low-income countries : Tanzania’s efforts to overcome barriers to equitable health service access (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122815 Working Paper
Expanding health care provision in a low-income country : the experience of Malawi (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122812 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
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Korean experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122818 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
Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 122330 Publication
Kazakhstan - Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform Project (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 ICR3816 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and governance (English)
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DEC 24, 2017 122294 Working Paper