Dec 2020
Author(s): López, Arnoldo;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Eggers Prieto, Carlos;Barrios, Juan José;Laloum, Mélanie;Prat, Jordi;Leslie, Janelle;Martin, Lucia;Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla;Monge, Javier Mauricio;Escobar, Julia;Teixeira, Gisele;Linares, Jennifer;Anglade, Boaz;Zelaya, Rosmery;Jiménez, Samuel;Díaz, Ana Karen;Filippo, Agustín;Martínez, André;Ugarte, Fadel;Astudillo, Jhonatan A.;Garcimartín, Carlos;Vargas, Fanny;Zentner, Joaquín
The world economy will experience a major downturn in 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, one that will undoubtedly affect the region. We estimate that, as a result, poverty and inequality will…
Dec 2020
Author(s): López, Arnoldo;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Eggers Prieto, Carlos;Barrios, Juan José;Laloum, Mélanie;Prat, Jordi;Leslie, Janelle;Martin, Lucia;Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla;Monge, Javier Mauricio;Escobar, Julia;Teixeira, Gisele;Linares, Jennifer;Anglade, Boaz;Zelaya, Rosmery;Jiménez, Samuel;Díaz, Ana Karen;Filippo, Agustín;Martínez, André;Ugarte, Fadel;Astudillo, Jhonatan A.;Garcimartín, Carlos;Vargas, Fanny;Zentner, Joaquín
La economía mundial tendrá una importante contracción económica en 2020 como resultado de la epidemia del Covid-19, a lo cual no será ajena la región. Como resultado, estimamos un aumento en la…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bernal, Pedro;Ajzenman, Nicolás;Kettle, Stewart;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Iriarte, Emma
This Technical Note describes the process of designing a behavioral intervention to help reduce the prevalence of anemia in children in El Salvador. It first describes a traditional micronutrient…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian;Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Guanais, Frederico C.
With the aim of contributing to the design of evidence-based public health policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and giving special consideration to patient or health service user perspectives…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi;López, Arnoldo;Manzano, Osmel;Solera, Marco;Ochoa, Elizabeth
Central America and the Dominican Republic had stable economic growth in 2017. The performance of the United States economy and low commodity prices, mainly oil, meant that the key indicators for the…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi;López, Arnoldo;Manzano, Osmel;Solera, Marco;Ochoa, Elizabeth
En 2017 Centroamérica y República Dominicana tuvo un crecimiento económico estable. El desempeño de Estados Unidos y los bajos precios de las materias primas, principalmente de los hidrocarburos,…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Bernal, Pedro;Martinez, Sebastian;Celhay, Pablo
This document contains the appendices to "Is Results-Based Aid More Effective than Conventional Aid? Evidence from the Health Sector in El Salvador".
Jan 2018
Author(s): Bernal, Pedro;Martinez, Sebastian;Celhay, Pablo
Results-based aid (RBA) models link funds to outcomes, rather than paying for inputs. Despite their theoretical appeal and recent adoption by donors and multilateral development banks, there is…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Dansereau, Emily;McNellan, Claire R.;Gagnier, Marielle C.;Desai, Sima S.;Haakenstad, Annie;Johanns, Casey K.;Palmisano, Erin B.;Ríos-Zertuche, Diego;Schaefer, Alexandra;Zúñiga Brenes, Paola;Hernández Prado, Bernardo;Iriarte, Emma;Mokdad, Ali H.
El presente estudio hace una revisión de los factores asociados a la cantidad y oportunidad de las consultas de atención prenatal (AP) para mujeres pobres de Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua,…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Martinez, Sebastian
Development programs that use financial incentives to motivate better performance are increasingly used by governments, multilaterals and private donors as alternatives to traditional input-based…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Puyana, Juan Manuel
This study collects and systematizes detailed, updated and comparable information about the design, management, funding and quality of child development services in Latin America and the Caribbean.…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Puyana, Juan Manuel
Este estudio recoge y sistematiza información detallada, actualizada y comparable sobre el diseño, la gestión, el financiamiento y la calidad de los servicios de desarrollo infantil en América Latina…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the activities of the Japanese Trusts Funds for 2007. The Japanese Trust Funds support five distinct programs: the Japan Special Fund (JSF); the Japanese Trust Fund for…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the activities of the Japanese Trusts Funds for 2006. The Japanese Trust Funds support five distinct programs: the Japan Special Fund (JSF); the Japanese Trust Fund for…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Castillo-Ruiz, Paz
El objetivo de este folleto es informar y sistematizar los conocimientos obtenidos durante visitas realizadas a Finlandia, Suecia y Noruega con el fin de conocer proyectos exitosos en el tratamiento…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Levine, Ruth;Glassman, Amanda;Schneidman, Miriam
This report represents the collaborative effort of three partners: the World Bank, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This book explores…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Levine, Ruth;Glassman, Amanda;Schneidman, Miriam
En el presente estudio se analizan las tendencias y diferencias que muestra la salud de la mujer en América Latina. Se presentan algunos ejemplos de buenas prácticas de ejecución y financiamiento de…