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WBG president announces new MDGs 4/5 funding mechanism

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Today, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a special funding mechanism to enable donors to scale up their funding to meet the urgent needs related to Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, leveraging the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank's fund for the poorest. 

Dr. Kim announced the special funding mechanism during his remarks at the Every Woman, Every Child event at the UN General Assembly.

His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are available on the World Bank's website (


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Submitted by M A Wahed on
For one reason or other the elderly population size is sharply increasing. Most of them are also the neglected human from almost every corners. Universal declaration is required that they must be called as respected Sr Citizen with granted health care, shelter and food. They should also treated politely with prior attention.

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