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Afghanistan - Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project is to increase access to digital services throughout Afghanistan, via a regionally integrated, secure and affordable digital infrastructure, including the expansion of e-Government services and digital job opportunities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3499 JUL 19, 2017

Narimatsu,Junko Disclosed

The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)

This paper measures the causal effects of parent enrollment into voluntary health insurance on healthcare utilization among insured and uninsured children in Nicaragua. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8115 JUN 26, 2017

Fitzpatrick,Anne; Thornton,Rebecca Lynn Disclosed

The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)

This paper measures the causal effects of parent enrollment into voluntary health insurance on healthcare utilization among insured and uninsured children in Nicaragua. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8115 JUN 26, 2017

Fitzpatrick,Anne; Thornton,Rebecca Lynn Disclosed

Revealing the missing link : private sector supply-side readiness for primary maternal health services in Indonesia (English)

Every six hours, the death of a woman from the complications of pregnancy serves as the most vexing reminder of Indonesia’s challenges with maternal health (MH). ... See More +

Working Paper 116608 JUN 21, 2017

000153238:Puti Marzoeki:pmarzoeki@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Creating healthcare markets : Apollo : better care through an integrated network in India (English)

In many countries, insurance drives the changes in the marketplace but in India, Apollo Health and Lifestyle Limited (AHLL) is paving the way for a greater acceptance of procedures that are delivered in a way that will improve health outcomes at earlier stages and bring down costs both for the patient and for the overall healthcare system. ... See More +

Working Paper 115719 MAY 01, 2017

Casanova,Ann Marie; Cleaton-Jones,Ioan; Frew,Jack; Morley,James; Myburgh,Andrew Christopher; McCahan,Chris; Sterlin,Elena J. Disclosed

Micro insurance academy : improving health insurance coverage in India (English)

In India, healthcare financing largely relies on direct out-of-pocket spending, which causes immense health-related financial burdens for the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 115131 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Ecuador - Group Corporation Fybeca S.A. (GPF) (English,Spanish)

The mid-1990s were a challenging time for low-income Ecuadorians that needed to access affordable, quality medicines. Because of political turmoil and a severe financial crisis, urban poverty increased from 35 percent to 65 percent between 1998 and mid-1999 in Ecuador. ... See More +

Working Paper 113250 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Transforming health through e-payments in India (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG), in collaboration with the Government of Bihar, is implementing a government-to-person (G2P) health payments project with co-funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). ... See More +

Brief 119413 JAN 01, 2017

Isern,Jennifer; Sharma,Anita Kumari; Marin Espinosa,Ana Georgina 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

Impact evaluation in practice (English)

Development programs and policies are typically designed to change outcomes such as raising incomes, improving learning, or reducing illness. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question, but one that is not often examined. ... See More +

Publication 108270 SEP 13, 2016

Gertler,Paul J.; Martinez,Sebastian; Premand,Patrick; Rawlings,Laura B.; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. Spanish Disclosed

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 Disclosed

Argentina - Provincial public health insurance development project (English)

The health sector in Argentina is highly fragmented with several public and private providers and sources of financing. In addition to horizontal fragmentation, Argentina’s public health sector structure faces the challenge of establishing efficient institutional arrangements to provide quality services to the poor and uninsured, with limited data records of health services provided. ... See More +

Brief 119915 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries : Rumo a uma cobertura universal de saúde e equidade na América Latina e no Caribe (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 AUG 09, 2016

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

Africa - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Guinée cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale du PRSRSM (French,English)

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

Environmental Assessment SFG2111 APR 01, 2016

Andrianaivo,Norosoa Disclosed

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action (Vol. 2) : アフリカにおけるUHC 実現に向けた : 政策枠組み1 (Japanese)

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 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Africa - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental impact assessment of the laboratory construction at the Machakos District Hospital (English)

The development objective of the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project for Burundi is to establish a network of efficient, high quality, accessible public health laboratories for the diagnosis and surveillance of tuberculosis and other communicable diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1139 MAY 02, 2015

Atkins,Yvette M. Disclosed

Argentina - Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project : Additional Financing : Environmental assessment (Spanish)

This Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project of Argentina aims to : (a) to increase the utilization and quality of key health services for the target population without coverage; and (b) improve institutional management by strengthening incentives for results in participating provinces and among authorized providers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1033 MAY 01, 2015

0000A8056 Disclosed

Scaling up nutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo : what will it cost? : Ameliorer la nutrition en Republique Democratique du Congo : a quel cout? (French)

This policy brief presents cost estimates for implementing key nutrition interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and compares the cost-effectiveness of several scale-up options. ... See More +

Brief 95706 JAN 01, 2015

Shekar, Meera; Mattern, Max; Laviolette, Luc; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Karamba, Wendy; Akuoku, Jonathan Kweku English Disclosed

Beyond contributory pensions : fourteen experiences with coverage expansion in Latin America (English)

Latin America's population is aging, and many among the growing elderly population are not protected by traditional pension schemes. In response, policy makers have been reevaluating their income protection systems so that between 2000 and 2013, the majority of Latin American countries reformed their social pension schemes to provide near-universal coverage for the elderly. ... See More +

Publication 92872 NOV 13, 2014

Rofman, Rafael [editor]; Apella, Ignacio [editor]; Vezza, Evelyn [editor] Disclosed

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Afghanistan - Digital Central Asia South Asia (CASA) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUL 19, 2017 SFG3499 Environmental Assessment
The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8115 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8115 Policy Research Working Paper
Revealing the missing link : private sector supply-side readiness for primary maternal health services in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116608 Working Paper
Creating healthcare markets : Apollo : better care through an integrated network in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115719 Working Paper
Micro insurance academy : improving health insurance coverage in India (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115131 Working Paper
Ecuador - Group Corporation Fybeca S.A. (GPF) (English,Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 113250 Working Paper
Transforming health through e-payments in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119413 Brief
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
Impact evaluation in practice (English)
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SEP 13, 2016 108270 Publication Spanish
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
Argentina - Provincial public health insurance development project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119915 Brief
Toward universal health coverage and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean : evidence from selected countries : Rumo a uma cobertura universal de saúde e equidade na América Latina e no Caribe (Spanish)
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AUG 09, 2016 97473 Publication
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
Africa - Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Guinée cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale du PRSRSM (French,English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG2111 Environmental Assessment
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa : a framework for action (Vol. 2) : アフリカにおけるUHC 実現に向けた : 政策枠組み1 (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2016 108008 Working Paper
Africa - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental impact assessment of the laboratory construction at the Machakos District Hospital (English)
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MAY 02, 2015 SFG1139 Environmental Assessment
Argentina - Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project : Additional Financing : Environmental assessment (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2015 SFG1033 Environmental Assessment
Scaling up nutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo : what will it cost? : Ameliorer la nutrition en Republique Democratique du Congo : a quel cout? (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 95706 Brief English
Beyond contributory pensions : fourteen experiences with coverage expansion in Latin America (English)
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NOV 13, 2014 92872 Publication