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…
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,…
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,…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Kolodin, Susan K.;Rodríguez, Gisela;Alegría-Flores, Kei
El presente estudio se enmarca dentro de la Iniciativa Salud Mesoamérica 2015 (SM2015) que tiene como objetivo contribuir a reducir la morbilidad y mortalidad materna, neonatal e infantil a través de…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Benedetti, Fiorella;Ibarrarán, Pablo;McEwan, Patrick J.
The paper analyzes a new Honduran conditional cash transfer experiment (Bono 10,000) in which 150 poor villages (of 300) were treated. The transfers were much larger in size than an earlier…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula;Tristao, Ignez;Escobar, Liliana;Bitrán, Ricardo;Cañón, Oscar;Molins, Silvia;Alonso, Lucía;Fernández, Jorge;Panopoulou, Giota;González-Pier, Eduardo;Prieto, A. Lorena;Cid, Camilo;Montañez, Vilma;Sabignoso, Martín;Silva, Humberto;Curcio, Javier;Dinarte, Mauricio;Bolaño Prado, Luis
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula;Tristao, Ignez;Escobar, Liliana;Bitrán, Ricardo;Cañón, Oscar;Molins, Silvia;Alonso, Lucía;Fernández, Jorge;Panopoulou, Giota;González-Pier, Eduardo;Prieto, A. Lorena;Cid, Camilo;Montañez, Vilma;Sabignoso, Martín;Silva, Humberto;Curcio, Javier;Dinarte, Mauricio;Bolaño Prado, Luis
Garantizar el derecho a la salud en igualdad de condiciones para todos es una meta hacia la que toda sociedad quiere avanzar, máxime en una región tan desigual como América Latina y el Caribe. La…
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…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Avilés, Maria Victoria;Cuesta, José A.
This paper explores how different levels of knowledge correlate with desirable preventive and curative practices against malaria in Honduras. The paper additionally analyzes information externalities…
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…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Glassman, Amanda;Gaarder, Marie Moland;Todd, Jessica
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world. These are the subjects of this paper and include Colombia's Familias en Acción, Honduras'…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.;Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Packard, Truman G.;Baeza, Cristian C.
'Beyond Survival: Protecting Households from Health Shock's in Latin America reviews the Latin American experience with health reform in the last 20 years and the fundamentals of health…
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…