On March 1-2 the Joint Learning Network Efficiency Collaborative (EC) co- located with the domestic resource mobilization collaborative in Delhi, India. This fourth in-person EC meeting focused on…

Y-Ling Chi, Reem Hafez, Danielle Bloom |

The Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) collaborative cohosted its recent meeting with the Efficiency Collaborative on February 27-28 in New Delhi, India. This was the third in-person meeting of…

Ajay Tandon, María Eugenia Bonilla-Chacín, Danielle Bloom |

The 2019 World Bank Spring Meetings, as always, featured stimulating, constructive, and, sometimes avantgarde discussions and conversations. One of such productive sessions was a lunch meeting…

Enó Isong |

In a recent visit to El Salvador, the smallest, yet beautiful most densely populated country in Central America, I attended an international event organized by the Secretariat of the Framework…

Patricio V. Marquez |

Today is World Health Day, celebrated this year under the theme of Universal Health Coverage for everyone, everywhere. Gender equality—from eliminating the gender pay gap in health workforces to…

Sonja Tanaka, Kent Buse |

We recently participated in an event held in Lima by Peru’s Ministry of Health and the Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University for the launching of a new report that assesses the initial results at…

Patricio V. Marquez, Jaime Nicolas Bayona Garcia |

The World Bank has joined the fight to kick TB out of Papua New Guinea. (World Bank / Tom Perry) My last surviving grandparent, my Nanna, passed away peacefully late last year. And the end of a…

Tom Perry |

An elderly woman sits outside a health clinic in rural Nepal. Photo © Aisha Faquir/World Bank Tell me if this sounds familiar. You are speaking to someone, who says “this is just the way it is”,…

Seemeen Saadat |

Ensuring that each individual at birth has a unique identification, and that such civil registration is then linked with better and easier access to critical public services such as education,…

Samuel Mills |

16 January 2019 - Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo. Health workers monitors the health of a patient through the quarantine transparent cube, that allows health workers and family to see the…

Michel Muvudi |