As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.

Muthukumara Mani, Gulrez Shah Azar |

Less than half of 3- to 5-year-old children in developing countries participate in some form of early childhood care and education.

Rudaba Zehra Nasir |

In the last few weeks, the latest Ebola crisis has reached a tipping point. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on July 17, and the…

David Malpass |

In Haiti, more than 60 percent of pregnant women deliver at home with a matron (a traditional birth attendant).

Jimena Llopis, Emilie Bernadette Perge |

You don’t care about the size of the drain on the side of roads? About the type of joints used in water pipes? Or the type of electric poles in front of your home? You’re not alone. Still, the…

Stéphane Hallegatte |