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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

Progress on catastrophic health spending in 133 countries : a retrospective observational study (English)

The goal of universal health coverage (UHC) requires inter alia that families who get needed health care do not suffer undue financial hardship as a result. ... See More +

Journal Article 123229 DEC 01, 2017

Wagstaff,Adam; Flores,Gabriela; Hsu, Justine; Smitz, Marc-François; Chepynoga, Kateryna; Buisman,Leander Robert; Wilgenburg, Kim van; Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu 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

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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

Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries (Spanish)

Over the past three decades, many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have recognized health as a human right. Since the early 2000s, 46 million more people in the countries studied are covered by health programs with explicit entitlements to care. ... See More +

Publication 97473 JAN 01, 2017

Dmytraczenko,Tania [editor]; Almeida; Gisele [editor] 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

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

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

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States - Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objectives for Regional Tourism Competitiveness project are to (i) facilitate the movement of tourists within the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States region using ferries; (ii) improve selected touristic sites; and (iii) strengthen implementation capacity for regional tourism market development. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2153 OCT 01, 2016

Coirolo,Cristina Elizabeth Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2514 SEP 01, 2016

Jippe,Sariette Jene M. C. 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

English 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 System Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Senegal actualization du plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (French,English)

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

Environmental Assessment SFG2131 APR 26, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

Nigeria - Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for the reconstruction of the Ola Adua Culvert (English)

The development objective of the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project for Nigeria is to improve the capacity of Oyo State to effectively manage flood risk in the city of Ibadan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1993 APR 07, 2016

Adeleru,Ruth Adetola Disclosed

Assistance technique de la Banque Mondiale sur le financement de la sante en Tunisie : etude sur l’assistance medicale gratuite (French)

Working Paper 106474 APR 01, 2016

Chen,Dorothee Disclosed

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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
Progress on catastrophic health spending in 133 countries : a retrospective observational study (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 123229 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
Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 97473 Publication 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
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
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
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States - Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2153 Environmental Assessment
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Health System Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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SEP 01, 2016 SFG2514 Environmental Assessment
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 English
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
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 System Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Senegal actualization du plan de gestion des dechets biomedicaux (French,English)
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APR 26, 2016 SFG2131 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for the reconstruction of the Ola Adua Culvert (English)
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APR 07, 2016 SFG1993 Environmental Assessment
Assistance technique de la Banque Mondiale sur le financement de la sante en Tunisie : etude sur l’assistance medicale gratuite (French)
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APR 01, 2016 106474 Working Paper