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The Pakistan Expanded Program on Immunization and the National Immunization Support Project : an economic analysis (English)

Pakistan faces a formidable challenge in eliminating the polio virus from the country. With transmission of the polio virus substantially slowing in the Africa region, the only two countries worldwide with ongoing endemic polio transmission may soon be Pakistan and Afghanistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 111815 NOV 01, 2016

Haque,Minhaj Ul; Waheed,Muhammad; Masud,Tayyeb; Malick, Wasim Shahid; Yunus,Hammad; Rekhi,Rahul; Oelrichs,Robert; Kucheryavenko,Oleg Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)

Health services (HS) are crucial for development. HS include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 109332 SEP 28, 2016

IEG Disclosed

In Russia - Making progress against tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS (Chinese)

This Results Profile talks about making progress against tuberculosis (TB) and HIV and AIDS in Russia. Russian men and women had a combined life expectancy of 66, about 14 years below the life expectancy of those in the European Union. ... See More +

Brief 95246 MAR 04, 2010

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Building on basics in health care (Arabic)

This Results Profile focuses on building the healthcare basics in Afghanistan. By the time the Taliban regime fell in 2001, Afghanistan had some of the world’s worst health indicators. ... See More +

Brief 94558 SEP 03, 2009

Disclosed

Brazil - Addressing the Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases in Brazil : Brasil - Enfrentando o desafio das doencas nao transmissiveis no Brasil (Portuguese)

Non-communicable diseases account for a large and growing share of Brazil's burden of disease. Currently, about 66 percent of the disease burden in Brazil is due to non-communicable diseases, compared to 24 percent from communicable diseases and 10% from injuries. ... See More +

Other Health Study 32576 NOV 15, 2005

English Disclosed

Madagascar - Health SWAP : environmental assessment : Politique nationale de gestion des dechets des etablissements de soins et de securite des injections (French)

The project development objective of the Health SWAP for Madagascar is to contribute to strengthening the health system, including financing, delivery and management, in order to improve the access and utilization of health services, especially in rural and remote areas, and scale-up the production and delivery of health programs with an emphasis on endemic infectious diseases, reproductive health (including family planning sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS) andNutrition. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1607 SEP 01, 2005

Madagascar, Ministere de la Sante et du Planning Familial Disclosed

Making injections safe in China : how much will it cost and who will pay? (English)

Injection safety is a major concern in China and a high priority for the Ministry of Health (MOH). The unsafe use and inappropriate disposal of injection materials place patients, health care workers, and entire communities at increased risk for infection and injury. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31444 APR 01, 2004

Meng, Qingyue; Qu Sun, Jiangbin; Li, Shixue; Bian, Ying; Liu, Xingzhu; Menon, Rekha

Immunization (Russian)

Immunization deserves high priority, especially in developing countries, for three reasons: vaccine-preventable diseases, disproportionately affect the poorest fifth of the population; immunization is among the most cost-effective interventions, and has a major impact in reducing the burden of disease; and, newer vaccines - and those being developed - have the potential to prevent diseases, e.g., tuberculosis, malaria, HIVs. ... See More +

Brief 23167 MAR 01, 2003

English Disclosed

Immunization (English)

Immunization deserves high priority, especially in developing countries, for three reasons: vaccine-preventable diseases, disproportionately affect the poorest fifth of the population; immunization is among the most cost-effective interventions, and has a major impact in reducing the burden of disease; and, newer vaccines - and those being developed - have the potential to prevent diseases, e.g., tuberculosis, malaria, HIVs. ... See More +

Brief 23167 NOV 30, 2001

Russian Disclosed