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China - Health Reform Program for Results (English)

Program Information Document PIDA106846 FEB 20, 2017

Govindaraj,Ramesh Disclosed

Health sector reform in the Middle East and North Africa : prospects and experiences (English)

This special issue examines government efforts that have been adopted since 2011 to address imminent health system challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Journal Article 112998 JAN 31, 2017

Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Rabie,Tamer Samah; Pande,Aakanksha Disclosed

To ban or not to ban? : regulating dual practice in Palestine (English)

Dual practice, health professionals working simultaneously in the public and private sectors, is perceived to negatively impact quality of health care. ... See More +

Journal Article 113003 JAN 31, 2017

Alaref,Jumana Jamal Subhi; Awwad,Jawad; Araujo,Edson Correia; Lemiere,Christophe; Hillis,Samira Ahmed; Ozaltin,Emre Disclosed

AIDS at 35 : a midlife crisis (English)

AIDS was first publicly reported on 5th June 1981 in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report(MMWR) of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). ... See More +

Journal Article 112992 DEC 14, 2016

Wilson,David; Whiteside,Alan W. 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

Verification in results-based financing for health (English)

Despite the increasing popularity of Results Based Financing, there is little evidence or documentation of different verification strategies and how strategies relate to the verification results. ... See More +

Working Paper 112342 DEC 01, 2016

Vergeer,Petronella; Heard,Anna Cederberg; Josephson,Erik; Fleisher,Lisa Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)

Health services (HS) are crucial for development. HS include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 109332 SEP 28, 2016

IEG Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Palestinian territories public expenditure review 2013- 2014 : towards enhanced public finance management and improved fiscal sustainability : Public Expenditure Review - Palestinian territories (English)

The difficulty of pursuing a conventional market-oriented development strategy in the Palestinian territories led in the early part of the 2000s to a second-best reliance on public sector employment and wage bill expansion to boost aggregate demand. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18454 SEP 10, 2016

Niksic,Orhan; Nasser Eddin,Nur 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

Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV transmission substation at Kabba, Kogi State (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity and Gas Improvement Project for Nigeria are to: (i) improve the availability and reliability of gas supply to increase power generation in existing public sector power plants; and (ii) improve the power networks capacity and efficiency to transmit and distribute quality electricity to the consumers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1730 JUN 28, 2016

Medani,Ogochukwu Joy Disclosed

Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV Transmission Substation at Abor (9th Mile), Enugu State (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity and Gas Improvement Project for Nigeria are to: (i) improve the availability and reliability of gas supply to increase power generation in existing public sector power plants; and (ii) improve the power networks capacity and efficiency to transmit and distribute quality electricity to the consumers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1730 JUN 28, 2016

Medani,Ogochukwu Joy 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

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106485 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina Disclosed

Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)

This study conducted a randomized control trial in rural Burkina Faso to estimate the impact of alternative cash transfer delivery mechanisms on education, health, and household welfare outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7730 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)

Adolescence is a time of transitions that foster both challenges and opportunities. Indeed, choices made during adolescence not only have immediate consequences but also greatly influence the economic opportunities, health outcomes, and skill sets attained later in life, and yet it is the same period when social norms create pathways largely defined by gender. ... See More +

Brief 106499 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)

Adolescence is a time of transitions that foster both challenges and opportunities. Indeed, choices made during adolescence not only have immediate consequences but also greatly influence the economic opportunities, health outcomes, and skill sets attained later in life, and yet it is the same period when social norms create pathways largely defined by gender. ... See More +

Brief 106488 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

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China - Health Reform Program for Results (English)
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FEB 20, 2017 PIDA106846 Program Information Document
Health sector reform in the Middle East and North Africa : prospects and experiences (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 112998 Journal Article
To ban or not to ban? : regulating dual practice in Palestine (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 113003 Journal Article
AIDS at 35 : a midlife crisis (English)
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DEC 14, 2016 112992 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
Verification in results-based financing for health (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 112342 Working Paper
An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109332 IEG Approach Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Palestinian territories public expenditure review 2013- 2014 : towards enhanced public finance management and improved fiscal sustainability : Public Expenditure Review - Palestinian territories (English)
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SEP 10, 2016 ACS18454 Working Paper
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
Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV transmission substation at Kabba, Kogi State (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 SFG1730 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Electricity and Gas Improvement Project : environmental and social impact assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the 132/33kV Transmission Substation at Abor (9th Mile), Enugu State (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 SFG1730 Environmental Assessment
India - Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ICR3518 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)
See More +
JUN 27, 2016 WPS7730 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106499 Brief
Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106488 Brief