- 1980 - 1999 (predominant 1997 - 1999) (Creation)
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Extent and medium
2.52 linear feet of textual records; 43 audiocassettes; 2 videocassettes
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Records were transferred to the Archives by the Human Development Network Health, Nutrition, and Population Team (HDNHE) in 2001 in accordance with approved records retention schedules.
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Scope and content
Series primarily contains records related to conferences, seminars, internal training courses, brown bag lunch (BBL) presentations, or other events organized or attended by the Health, Nutrition, and Population Team (HDNHE) and previous units. A portion of the records were maintained by Principal Economist Helen Saxenian who was also the health, nutrition, and population sector training coordination committee chair. Records were also maintained by Senior Nutritionist Judith McGuire, Consultant Joy Miller de Rosso, and others.
Records comprising the series include: correspondence; seminar and presentation papers; back-to-office reports, several regarding health reforms and health systems studies; sound and video recordings of presentations; hard copies of presentation slides; minutes and agenda of committee training meetings; and learning materials such as course descriptions and BBL summaries occasionally filed with statistical data tables or articles.
Topics include, but are not limited to: HIV/AIDS, evidence-based medicine, vaccines, health care and poverty, nutrition, health and social sector reform, Safe Motherhood or women and children's health, and country health care systems.
There are also two files related to the Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI) case studies (1980 - 1990).
The series also contains audiocassette recordings of the Food and Nutrition Policy Course (1997 - 1998) and one file of textual records containing the course material. The videocassette titles included in the series are "What do Women and Children Die of?" (1998) and "Challenges for Health Sector Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean" (1999).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by title of conference or event.
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Conditions governing access
Records are subject to the World Bank Access to Information Policy.
Conditions governing reproduction
Records are subject to the Copyright Policy of the World Bank Group.
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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules
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Dates of creation revision deletion
22 May 2020