Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

A waste collection site in Dar es Salaam,   Tanzania. Photo: Cecilia Paradi-Guilford Plastic waste, in particular PET, which is typically found in soda bottles, is becoming abundant in African…

Cecilia Paradi-Guilford, Scott Henry |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

À présent que l’épidémie d’Ebola recule, mais sans pour autant s’éteindre, les trois pays les plus affectés doivent trouver des moyens de reconstruire leurs économies et renforcer leurs systèmes…

Donna Barne |

Ante un brote de ébola (i) que cede pero aún no desaparece, los tres países más afectados ahora deben encontrar formas de reconstruir sus economías y reforzar sus sistemas de salud para intentar…

Donna Barne |

مع انحسار انتشار وباء الإيبولا، وإن لم يتم القضاء عليه نهائياً بعد، يجب الآن على البلدان الثلاثة الأكثر تضرراً إيجاد سبل لإعادة بناء اقتصاداتها وتقوية نظم رعايتها الصحية للحيلولة دون تعرضها لأزمة…

دونا بارن |

With the Ebola outbreak waning but not yet over, the three most affected countries must now find ways to rebuild their economies and strengthen their health systems to try to prevent another…

Donna Barne |

The United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in recognition of the contributions this group of countries has made to the world, and to…

Ivan Rossignol |