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Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive and Sustainable Development : Country Summary Report for Turkey

Aran, Meltem; Ozceli, Ece Amber
Fonte: World Bank Group, Washington, DC Publicador: World Bank Group, Washington, DC
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Turkey is an upper middle-income country that has seen rapid economic growth and development over the last decade. In a relatively short period, it has essentially achieved universal health insurance (UHI) coverage of the population, high levels of financial protection and equity, and high and rising levels of consumer satisfaction, while significantly improving health outcomes. The universal health coverage (UHC) strategy, embedded in its Health Transformation Program (HTP), was initiated in 2003 to improve the effectiveness of the health system through improved governance, efficiency, and user and provider satisfaction.

Ghana - Job Creation and Skills Development : Background Papers

World Bank
Fonte: World Bank Publicador: World Bank
Tipo: Economic & Sector Work :: Other Education Study
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According to Government, Ghana is facing many challenges in the area of skill development and job creation. The Government is particularly concerned with: (i) unemployment among the youth (6.1 percent in 2005 for 15-24 years old), which has been attributable to the rapid population growth rate of the youth, the rapid urbanization rate, the quality of labor supply, and low labor absorption rate of the economy; and (ii) the external efficiency of the education training system and its ability to supply the skills demanded by a diversified and competitive economy. Moreover, other related concerns include: channeling economic growth toward creating jobs, including 'good jobs'; better understanding the functioning of the informal sector; explaining the mismatch between skills development and jobs; improving labor market indicators; monitoring and evaluating employment programs' outcomes; reviewing the role of labor market regulations in job creation; and reforming technical vocational education and training (TVET) systems. The key objective of Ghana's development policy is to accelerate economic growth and put the creation of new and better jobs at the center of the Government agenda. In this context...

Kingdom of Tonga : Early Childhood Development

World Bank
Fonte: Washington, DC Publicador: Washington, DC
Tipo: Publications & Research :: Working Paper; Publications & Research
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This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies which affect young children in the Kingdom of Tonga. This report is part of a series of reports prepared by the World Bank using the Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER)-ECD framework and includes analysis of early learning, health, nutrition and social and child protection policies and interventions in the Kingdom of Tonga and regional and international comparisons. Tonga is a lower-middle-income country with a population of 104,509, of which approximately 13 percent are below the age of 5. SABER-ECD collects, analyzes and disseminates comprehensive information on ECD policies around the world. In each participating country, extensive multi-sectoral information is collected on ECD policies and programs through a desk review of available government documents, data and literature, and interviews with a range of ECD stakeholders, including government officials, service providers, civil society...