Photo: Michiel van Nimwegen | Flickr Creative Commons Just ahead of this year’s anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, I visited the Tsunami Honganji Vihara site in Sri Lanka where…

David Baxter |

También disponible en: English Hace más de 20 años, atendí a un joven llamado Melquíades Huaya Ore en Carabayllo, Perú, que tenía tuberculosis multirresistente. Según la concepción tradicional de…

Jim Yong Kim |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English   منذ أكثر من 20 عاما، عالجت شابا يسمى ميليكياديس هويايا أوري بمدينة كارابايو في بيرو، حيث كان مصابا بالسل المقاوم للعقاقير. كان المعتقد السائد آنذاك…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

Il y a plus de 20 ans, j’ai soigné un jeune homme, Melquiades Huaya Ore, qui vivait à Carabayllo, au Pérou, et souffrait d’une tuberculose pharmaco-résistante. À l’époque, on considérait qu’il n’…

Jim Yong Kim |

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 |

Photo: Debbie Hildreth Pisarcik | Flickr Creative Commons Several years ago, after almost two decades at various investment banks, I joined the World Bank’s Financial Solutions team. I had always…

Sebnem Erol Madan |

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the number of megacities is growing rapidly. Today there are 37 cities worldwide with populations of greater than 10 million, and 84 with populations…

Philip E. Karp, Peter Ellis, Barjor Mehta |

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 |

Recent World Bank investment climate surveys find that the top two constraints for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Africa are access to finance and access to energy. Given that SMEs…

Simon Bell, Malcolm Cosgrove-Davies, Jonathan Coony |