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Healthy development : the World Bank strategy for health, nutrition, & population results
Bib ID 4399525
Format BookBook
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Description Washington, DC : World Bank, c2007 
xix, 220 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780821371930
0821371932
9780821371947
0821371940
Summary

"Healthy Development. The World Bank Strategy for Health, Nutrition, & Population Results updates the Bank's contribution to improving health outcomes, including the 2015 millennium Development Goals, at a time when new and existing multilateral organizations, bilateral partners, and foundations are increasing their commitment to global health. After an extensive consultative process with governments and global partners, including civil society organizations and bilateral and multilateral organizations, the World Bank's new health, nutrition, and population strategy aims to help developing countries strengthen their health systems and improve the health and well-being of millions of the world's poorest people, boost economic growth, reduce poverty caused by catastrophic illness, and provide the structural "glue" that supports multiple health-related programs within countries."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction and overview
  • Opportunities and challenges in the new international environment in health
  • Bank contribution and challenges in implementing the 1997 HNP strategy
  • How can the bank better serve client countries in the new environment? Bank comparative advantages for HNP results
  • New bank strategic objectives: what HNP results?
  • New bank strategic directions: how should the bank support client-country efforts?
  • Implications for priority health, nutrition, and population programs and interventions
  • Implementing new bank HNP strategic directions.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-210) and index.

Subjects World Bank.  |  World Bank.  |  Public health -- Developing countries -- Finance.  |  Public health -- Developing countries -- International cooperation.  |  Nutrition policy -- Developing countries -- Finance.  |  Population assistance -- Developing countries -- Finance.  |  Developing Countries.  |  Public Health.  |  Financial Support.  |  International Agencies.  |  Public Policy.
Other authors/contributors World Bank

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