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Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)

The 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the largest to date by far. Ebola Virus Disease causes disproportionate mortality among the working-age population, resulting in far more mortality for parents of young children than other health crises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7196 FEB 01, 2015

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

The new HIV/AIDS program in Peru : The role of prioritizing and budgeting for results (English)

Working Paper 94260 JAN 01, 2015

Vargas, Veronica

HIV response : reducing the HIV and AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina : Resposta ao HIV : reduzindo a epidemia de HIV/AIDS - licoes da Argentina (Portuguese)

Argentina reduced its HIV/AIDS burden by 21 percent from 2000 to 2010, saving an estimated 4,379 lives. This makes Argentina’s HIV/AIDS burden the second lowest in South America after Chile. ... See More +

Brief 91293 NOV 01, 2014

Lavadenz, Fernando; Miachon, Lais

HIV response using budgeting for results in HIV/AIDS programs : lessons from Peru (English)

Peru reduced its HIV/AIDS burden by 43 percent from 2000 to 2010 due to the introduction of free antiretroviral drug therapy in 2004, and the successful execution of the 2007-2011 HIV/AIDS Strategy and budgeting for results since 2011. ... See More +

Brief 94279 OCT 01, 2014

Medici, Andre; Vargas, Veronica; Lavadenz, Fernando; Miachon, Lais

The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 90357 SEP 02, 2014

Baird, Sarah ; Gong, Erick ; McIntosh, Craig ; Ozler, Berk

A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012) (English)

An accurate measurement of HIV incidence is a key for policy makers and HIV program managers directing national HIV response. However, there is no perfect method to measure or estimate the rate at which new HIV infections occur in a population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7042 SEP 01, 2014

Taaffe, Jessica; Fraser-Hurt, Nicole; Gorgens, Marelize; Harimurti, Pandu

Sudan's HIV response : Value for money in a low level HIV epidemic : findings from the HIV allocative efficiency study (English)

This report summarizes the findings of an allocative efficiency analysis on Sudan’s national HIV epidemic and response conducted in 2014. HIV allocative efficiency studies are generally trying to answer the question “How can HIV funding be optimally allocated to the combination of HIV response interventions that will yield the highest impact”. ... See More +

Working Paper 92861 SEP 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Benedikt, Clemens; Obst, Michael; Masaki, Emi; Görgens, Marelize; Stuart, Robyn; Shattock, Andrew; Gray Richard; Wilson, David

HIV response : reducing the HIV and AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina : HIV response reducing the HIV/AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina (English)

Argentina reduced its HIV/AIDS burden by 21 percent from 2000 to 2010, saving an estimated 4,379 lives. This makes Argentina’s HIV/AIDS burden the second lowest in South America after Chile. ... See More +

Brief 91293 SEP 01, 2014

Lavadenz, Fernando; Miachon, Lais

Vietnam - HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (English)

The overall outcome rating of the HIV/AIDS Prevention Project for Vietnam was judged to be moderately satisfactory. The Bank performance was satisfactory and the borrower performance ratings were moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3156 JUN 24, 2014

Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study (English)

Niger's morbidity and mortality statistics are dominated by communicable diseases while there is until now a relatively low burden of disease attributable to non-communicable diseases. ... See More +

Other Health Study AUS8114 JUN 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Cheikh, Nejma; Haacker, Markus; Masaki, Emiko; Karamoko, Djibrilla; Gorgens, Marelize; Kerr, Cliff; Gray, Richard; Shattock, Andrew; Wilson, David; Frescura, Luisa; Konan, Claude

Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study : Investissements cibles pour un avenir durable de la riposte au VIH du Niger : resultats de l'etude de l'efficacite de l'allocation et de la durabilite des ressources financieres au VIH (French)

Niger's morbidity and mortality statistics are dominated by communicable diseases while there is until now a relatively low burden of disease attributable to non-communicable diseases. ... See More +

Other Health Study AUS8114 JUN 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Cheikh, Nejma; Haacker, Markus; Masaki, Emiko; Karamoko, Djibrilla; Gorgens, Marelize; Kerr, Cliff; Gray, Richard; Shattock, Andrew; Wilson, David; Frescura, Luisa; Konan, Claude

Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiencyand financial sustainability study : Investissements ciblés pour un avenir durable de la riposte au VIH du Niger : résultats de l’étude de l’efficacité de l’allocation et de la durabilité des ressources financières au VIH (French)

The main objective of the study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of HIV and health financing needs, investment opportunities, and health system development in the context of the Government of Niger's HIV National Strategic Plan (NSP) 2013-17. ... See More +

Working Paper 90998 JUN 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Cheikh, Nejma; Haacker, Markus; Masaki, Emiko; Karamoko, Djibrilla; Gorgens, Marelize English

Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiencyand financial sustainability study (English)

The main objective of the study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of HIV and health financing needs, investment opportunities, and health system development in the context of the Government of Niger's HIV National Strategic Plan (NSP) 2013-17. ... See More +

Working Paper 90998 JUN 01, 2014

Fraser, Nicole; Cheikh, Nejma; Haacker, Markus; Masaki, Emiko; Karamoko, Djibrilla; Gorgens, Marelize French

Middle East and North Africa - Epidemiology and Economics Inteligence to Infrom Policy Decisions on Resource Allocation for HIV/AIDS Programs (English)

This survey, the first of its kind in Djibouti, was based on linked anonymous HIV, syphilis and behavioral surveys to examine the magnitude and risk factors for HIV infection among female sex workers (FSWs) and long-distance truck drivers (LDTDs). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS11311 APR 30, 2014

Improving the response to HIV AIDS in South Asia (English)

While overall national HIV prevalence in South Asian countries remains low, the size of the regional population means low prevalence translates into large absolute numbers of people living with HIV. ... See More +

Working Paper 87100 APR 01, 2014

The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing (English)

An extensive multi-disciplinary literature examines the effects of learning one's HIV status on subsequent risky sexual behaviors. However, many of these studies rely on non-experimental designs; use self-reported outcome measures, or both. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6823 MAR 01, 2014

Baird, Sarah; Gong, Erick; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

Chad - Second Population and AIDS Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Population and AIDS Project for Chad were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory; risk to development outcome was substantial; Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory and borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2708 DEC 23, 2013

Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)

A growing share of the burden of disease across the world is associated with risky behaviors by individuals. Drug use, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy eating causing obesity, and unsafe sex are highly prevalent in low-income countries, even though they are traditionally associated with richer countries. ... See More +

Publication 82470 NOV 18, 2013

de Walque, Damien [editor]

Jamaica - Second HIV/AIDS Project (English)

Ratings for the Second HIV/AIDS Project for Jamaica were as follows: outcomes were moderately 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 ICR2783 SEP 30, 2013

Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Multi-Sector HIV/AlDS Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Multi-Sector HIV/AlDS Project for Cote d'Ivoire were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory; risk to development outcome was moderate; Bank performance was moderately satisfactory; and borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2674 SEP 13, 2013

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Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7196 Policy Research Working Paper
The new HIV/AIDS program in Peru : The role of prioritizing and budgeting for results (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94260 Working Paper
HIV response : reducing the HIV and AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina : Resposta ao HIV : reduzindo a epidemia de HIV/AIDS - licoes da Argentina (Portuguese)
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NOV 01, 2014 91293 Brief
HIV response using budgeting for results in HIV/AIDS programs : lessons from Peru (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 94279 Brief
The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90357 Brief
A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012) (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7042 Policy Research Working Paper
Sudan's HIV response : Value for money in a low level HIV epidemic : findings from the HIV allocative efficiency study (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 92861 Working Paper
HIV response : reducing the HIV and AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina : HIV response reducing the HIV/AIDS epidemic : lessons from Argentina (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91293 Brief
Vietnam - HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 ICR3156 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 AUS8114 Other Health Study
Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiency and financial sustainability study : Investissements cibles pour un avenir durable de la riposte au VIH du Niger : resultats de l'etude de l'efficacite de l'allocation et de la durabilite des ressources financieres au VIH (French)
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JUN 01, 2014 AUS8114 Other Health Study
Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiencyand financial sustainability study : Investissements ciblés pour un avenir durable de la riposte au VIH du Niger : résultats de l’étude de l’efficacité de l’allocation et de la durabilité des ressources financières au VIH (French)
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JUN 01, 2014 90998 Working Paper English
Niger's HIV response : targeted investments for a healthy future - findings from the HIV allocative efficiencyand financial sustainability study (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90998 Working Paper French
Middle East and North Africa - Epidemiology and Economics Inteligence to Infrom Policy Decisions on Resource Allocation for HIV/AIDS Programs (English)
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APR 30, 2014 ACS11311 Working Paper
Improving the response to HIV AIDS in South Asia (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87100 Working Paper
The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6823 Policy Research Working Paper
Chad - Second Population and AIDS Project (English)
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DEC 23, 2013 ICR2708 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)
See More +
NOV 18, 2013 82470 Publication
Jamaica - Second HIV/AIDS Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2013 ICR2783 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Multi-Sector HIV/AlDS Project (English)
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SEP 13, 2013 ICR2674 Implementation Completion and Results Report