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Prepared to learn : how school health and school feeding policies help student learn (English)

Healthy children are better able than sick or malnourished children to go to school and learn. Developed and developing countries are increasingly concerned about how children’s health impacts their school attendance, learning, and development. ... See More +

Brief 93788 SEP 01, 12014

Chiting Louie, Michelle

Ethiopia - Expressway Development Support Project : resettlement plan (English)

The objective of the Expressway Development Support Project for Ethiopia is to facilitate the efficient and safer movement of goods and people along selected heavily-trafficked corridors, whilst building systems to manage and finance high-capacity roads and promote the safety of the core road network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1734 JAN 16, 2015

Vietnam - Scaling-up Sanitation Project : Environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

Environmental Assessment E4728 JAN 12, 2015

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

The objective of the Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project is to support 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 Appraisal Document PAD1069 JAN 06, 2015

Can social health insurance be successfully introduced and expanded in Papua New Guinea? (English)

Cross-country comparisons have identified several enabling conditions required to ensure the sustainability of payroll tax-based systems. These are: (i) a large formal labour market; (ii) a growing economy; (iii) an administrative capacity for collection; and (iv) good regulatory and oversight structures. ... See More +

Brief 92699 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)

This report examines three broad health financing options in PNG: (i) increasing the level of general revenue spending; (ii) introducing contributory, insurance-based health financing arrangements; and (iii) mobilizing additional resources through efficiency savings in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 92720 JAN 01, 2015

Hou, Xiaohui; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)

Malnutrition among both women and children remains a major health issue in rural Pakistan. They also lack voice in relation to important health and nutritional decisions within their homes, for both themselves and their children, and they are systematically excluded from decision making at the community level. ... See More +

Brief 93526 JAN 01, 2015

Promoting positive nutrition behavior in Bihar, India (English)

This brief describes a small pilot designed to leverage the women's self-help group platform of a World Bank-supported livelihoods project (that is, a non-health sector project) to: (a) promote positive nutrition and health behaviors; and (b) improve, especially amongst poor and vulnerable households, the demand for and utilization of public services across many sectors to improve nutrition outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 93527 JAN 01, 2015

Integrating nutrition promotion and rural development in Sri Lanka (English)

The Integrating Nutrition Promotion and Rural Development (INPARD) Project aims to implement and evaluate nutrition promotion activities through the on-going World Bank financed Community Livelihoods in Conflict Affected Areas Project - popularly known as Reawakening Project (RaP) - in two districts of Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Brief 93532 JAN 01, 2015

Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)

The association between hygiene, sanitation, and health is well documented, yet thousands of children die each year from exposure to contaminated fecal matter. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7164 JAN 01, 2015

Briceno, Bertha; Coville, Aidan; Martinez , Sebastian

Honduras - Social Protection Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plan para los Pueblos Indígenas y Afrohondurenos (PPIAH) en el marco del programa Presidencial bono vida mejor (Spanish)

The objective of the Social Protection Project for Honduras will support the Government's objective of building an improved social protection system mainly by improving institutional capacity for designing and implementing a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP429 DEC 30, 2014

Congo - Health Sector Services Development Project (English)

The Congo Health Sector Services Development Project received a moderately satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development. Both the Bank and the Borrower received moderately satisfactory ratings for their performances. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3204 DEC 30, 2014

Senegal - Nutrition Enhancement Project II (English)

The Senegal Nutrition Enhancement Project II received a satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received satisfactory performance ratings. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2449 DEC 29, 2014

Vietnam - Global Program for Avian Influenza Control and Human Pandemic Preparedness and Response (English)

The Global Program for Avian Influenza Control and Human Pandemic Preparedness and Response for Vietnam received a highly satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3330 DEC 23, 2014

Mozambique - Health Commodity Security Project (English)

The Health Commodity Security Project (HCSP) for Mozambique received a moderately satisfactory outcome with low or negligible risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3376 DEC 23, 2014

Ghana - Health Insurance Project (English)

The Ghana Health Insurance Project received a satisfactory rating with a moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received moderately satisfactory performances. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3337 DEC 22, 2014

Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

The World Bank is actively supporting early childhood development based on demand from governments and convincing evidence on the benefits of investing early for children, families, and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 93210 DEC 17, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca K.; Devercelli, Amanda E.; Neuman, Michelle J.; Wodon, Quentin

India - Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project : environmental and social assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan (English)

The objective of the Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project for India is to strengthen the environmental management capacity of state regulatory bodies through a 'learning-by-doing' approach and to promote investments in integrated pollution management which have a potential for scaling up at state level. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2019 DEC 04, 2014

Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd.

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia

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Prepared to learn : how school health and school feeding policies help student learn (English)
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SEP 01, 12014 93788 Brief
Ethiopia - Expressway Development Support Project : resettlement plan (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 RP1734 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Scaling-up Sanitation Project : Environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 E4728 Environmental Assessment
West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project (English)
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JAN 06, 2015 PAD1069 Project Appraisal Document
Can social health insurance be successfully introduced and expanded in Papua New Guinea? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92699 Brief
Assessment of health financing options : Papua New Guinea (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92720 Brief
Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93526 Brief
Promoting positive nutrition behavior in Bihar, India (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93527 Brief
Integrating nutrition promotion and rural development in Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93532 Brief
Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7164 Policy Research Working Paper
Honduras - Social Protection Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plan para los Pueblos Indígenas y Afrohondurenos (PPIAH) en el marco del programa Presidencial bono vida mejor (Spanish)
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DEC 30, 2014 IPP429 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Congo - Health Sector Services Development Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 ICR3204 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Senegal - Nutrition Enhancement Project II (English)
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DEC 29, 2014 ICR2449 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Global Program for Avian Influenza Control and Human Pandemic Preparedness and Response (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 ICR3330 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mozambique - Health Commodity Security Project (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 ICR3376 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Ghana - Health Insurance Project (English)
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DEC 22, 2014 ICR3337 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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DEC 17, 2014 93210 Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Third Health System Improvement Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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DEC 17, 2014 93665 Procurement Plan
India - Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management Project : environmental and social assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 E2019 Environmental Assessment
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92963 Working Paper