The invitation for new SAFE Trust Fund applications is now open until 9 February 2018

Daniel Boyce |

Full infographic This commentary first appeared on the UHC2030 website. Full list of authors: Craig Burgess, Anna Marriott,  Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, Bruno Rivalan, James Sale Despite the international…

Craig Burgess, Anna Marriott |

A new report on mental health in Ukraine offers a sobering picture of the often-ignored disease burden of mental disorders, which undermine human capital development and total wealth accumulation…

Patricio V. Marquez, Feng Zhao |

It’s that time of the year when we look at the blogs we have published over the last 12 months and curate some of the most insightful pieces for you to read. We also want to thank you for reading…

Ravi Kumar |

Girls attend school. Pakistan. © Caroline Suzman/World Bank Growing up in Pakistan, I often wondered why boys were expected to become doctors or engineers while girls, including me, were…

Rudaba Zehra Nasir |

This blog also in Spanish | Arabic | French | Chinese All people are entitled to quality essential health services, without suffering financial hardship to pay for health expenses when they are…

Tim Evans |

Image courtesy Pixaby creative commons license Regulating tobacco use using excise taxation, restrictions on smoking in public places, and restrictions on youth access and sale of tobacco products…

Patricio V. Marquez |

Photo: Francis Ato Brown / World Bank Imagine that today is a vaccination day in a rural health facility in Nigeria. About 25 mothers are sitting in a waiting room to get polio or DTP3 shots for…

Oleg Kucheryavenko, Alberto Dominguez |

  Children in kindergarten in rural Uzbekistan. © Matluba Mukhamedova/World Bank “Working on the World Development Report 2015 and subsequently in the eMBeD Unit mainstreaming the use of…

Anna Fruttero |

© Julia Pacheco/World Bank Celina Maria migrated from Bahia to Rio de Janeiro when she was just 17 and pregnant with twins, without completing her education and therefore have had difficulties…

Kathy Lindert, Phillippe Leite, Tina George Karippacheril, Ines Rodriguez Caillava |