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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 English 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

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

Healthy China : deepening health reform in China building high-quality and value-based service delivery (English)

Following decades of double-digit growth that lifted more than 600 million people out of poverty, China's economy has slowed in recent years. The moderating growth adds a new sense of urgency to strengthening human capital and ensuring that the population remains healthy and productive, especially as the economy gradually rebalances towards services and the society experiences shifting demographics and disease burdens. ... See More +

Working Paper 107176 JUL 20, 2016

Chinese 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

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

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

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

Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)

Climate change damage (or, more correctly, impact) functions relate variations in temperature (or other climate variables) to economic impacts in various dimensions, and are at the basis of quantitative modeling exercises for the assessment of climate change policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7728 JUN 23, 2016

Roson,Roberto; Sartori,Martina Disclosed

Philippines - Social Welfare and Development Reform Project (English)

Ratings for the Social Welfare and Development Reform Project for Philippines were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3741 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

Djibouti - Caldera Fialé Geothermal Exploration Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (English)

The development objective of the Caldera Fialé Geothermal Exploration Project for Djibouti is to evaluate the technical and financial feasibility of using the geothermal resources in the Caldera Fialé area for commercial production of electricity. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2302 JUN 22, 2016

Njore,Mark M. Disclosed

Development of a regulatory framework for carbon capture, utilization and storage in Mexico (English)

Working Paper AUS8579 JUN 21, 2016

Hernandez Gonzalez,Guillermo Disclosed

Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

Cameroon is a lower-middle income country with social indicators and levels of poverty which are below those for comparator countries. Large and rising inequalities between north and south, inefficiencies in public resource allocation and an adverse business environment explain this. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 103098 JUN 20, 2016

Disclosed

Serbia - Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020104 JUN 20, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)

Vouchers stimulate demand for health care services by giving beneficiaries purchasing power. In turn, health facilities’ claims are reimbursed for providing beneficiaries with improved quality of health care. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7709 JUN 20, 2016

Obare,Francis; Okwero,Peter; Villegas,Leslie; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Bellows,Ben Disclosed

Nepal - Health Sector Management Reform Program (English)

Program Information Document PIDC73585 JUN 17, 2016

Disclosed

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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 English
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
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
Healthy China : deepening health reform in China building high-quality and value-based service delivery (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 107176 Working Paper Chinese
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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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
Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7730 Policy Research Working Paper
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
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
Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 WPS7728 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Social Welfare and Development Reform Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 ICR3741 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Djibouti - Caldera Fialé Geothermal Exploration Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 SFG2302 Environmental Assessment
Development of a regulatory framework for carbon capture, utilization and storage in Mexico (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 AUS8579 Working Paper
Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 103098 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Serbia - Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 ICRR0020104 Implementation Completion Report Review
Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7709 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Health Sector Management Reform Program (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 PIDC73585 Program Information Document