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Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa (English)

The Horn of Africa (HoA) region has many security and development challenges whose origins and consequences go well beyond the borders of individual countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 91783 OCT 23, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a devastating human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 91219 OCT 07, 2014

Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (English)

Young people (10-24 years of age), around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contributes to a lack of knowledge and awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights. ... See More +

Working Paper 91292 OCT 07, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen; Saadat, Seemeen

Mali - Strengthening Reproductive Health Project : restructuring (English)

The Mali Strengthening Reproductive Health Project aims at improving women’s access to and use of quality reproductive health services, and accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals that fall due in 2015. ... See More +

Project Paper RES16425 OCT 02, 2014

Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)

This paper investigates whether a large-scale deworming intervention aimed at primary school pupils in western Kenya had long-term effects on young children in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7052 OCT 01, 2014

Ozier, Owen

Water quality, brawn, and education: the rural drinking water program in China (English)

Although previous research has demonstrated the health benefits of water treatment programs, relatively little is known about the effect of water treatment on education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7054 OCT 01, 2014

Xu, Lixin Colin; Zhang, Jing

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)

Adolescents around the world face tremendous challenges to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. Inadequate access to health information and services, as well as inequitable gender norms, contribute to a lack of awareness about puberty, sexuality, and basic human rights that can have serious implications on their health and welfare throughout the rest of their lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 91291 OCT 01, 2014

Cortez, Rafael; Hinson, Laura; Petroni, Suzanne

Sri Lanka - Country snapshot (English)

Sri Lanka is focusing on long-term strategic and structural development challenges as it strives to transition to an upper middle-income country. ... See More +

Working Paper 91631 OCT 01, 2014

Maldives - Country snapshot (English)

Maldives is in the sixth year of a complex political transition to a multi-party democracy. Its development agenda has been ambitious, working to cement newly established democratic institutions and taking a leading role in international efforts on climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 91627 OCT 01, 2014

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children's physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok

Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)

This is a review of the health financing situation in the Republic of Gabon. The book reviews the situation in the country under the lens of the principles of health financing: revenue mobilization for health, risk pooling, and purchasing services. ... See More +

Publication 91156 SEP 30, 2014

Saleh, Karima; Couttolenc, Bernard F.; Barroy, Helene

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (English)

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 25, 2014

Ikegami, Naoki

Myanmar - Essential health Services Access Project (English)

The Essential health Services Access Project of Myanmar has an objective to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1020 SEP 23, 2014

India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environment management framework (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project for India is to enable selected poor households to diversify and enhance sources of income and secure increased access to human development services and social entitlements. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4644 SEP 17, 2014

Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project (English)

Ratings for the Sindh On-farm Water Management Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 89201 SEP 17, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a horrible human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 90748 SEP 17, 2014

Nepal - Zoonoses Control Project (English)

Ratings for the Zoonoses Control Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was Moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3260 SEP 15, 2014

India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project for India is to enable selected poor households to diversify and enhance sources of income and secure increased access to human development services and social entitlements. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4644 SEP 12, 2014

India - Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environment management framework (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project for India is to enable selected poor households to enhance incomes and secure increased access to human development services and social entitlements. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4643 SEP 12, 2014

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Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 91783 Working Paper
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91219 Working Paper
Challenges for adolescent's sexual and reproductive health within the context of universal health coverage (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91292 Working Paper
Mali - Strengthening Reproductive Health Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 RES16425 Project Paper
Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7052 Policy Research Working Paper
Water quality, brawn, and education: the rural drinking water program in China (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7054 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Dhaka's slums, Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91291 Working Paper
Sri Lanka - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91631 Working Paper
Maldives - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91627 Working Paper
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
Health financing in the Republic of Gabon (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91156 Publication
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : lessons from Japan (English)
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SEP 25, 2014 91163 Publication
Myanmar - Essential health Services Access Project (English)
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SEP 23, 2014 PAD1020 Project Appraisal Document
India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environment management framework (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 E4644 Environmental Assessment
Haiti - Cholera Emergency Response Project (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 89201 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 90748 Working Paper
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, held on September 16, 2014 (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90771 Minutes
Nepal - Zoonoses Control Project (English)
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SEP 15, 2014 ICR3260 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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SEP 12, 2014 E4644 Environmental Assessment
India - Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environment management framework (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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SEP 12, 2014 E4643 Environmental Assessment