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 |

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 |

By 2035, Cameroon aspires to join the ranks of industrialized, upper-middle-income nations with low poverty rates, strong economic growth, and a functioning democracy. To realize that goal, the...

Rick Emery Tsouck Ibounde, Francisco G. Carneiro |

Globally, over one-third of women report having experienced some form of physical or sexual violence. Many cases of violence, such as domestic abuse and rape, are underreported, so the true...

Sameera Al Tuwaijri, Seemeen Saadat |

Photo: O. Hebga/ World Bank On a visit last year to the East region of Cameroon, a traditional leader we met in the municipality of Garoua-Boulai impressed us with their efforts to help refugees...

Catherine Defontaine, Abel BOVE, Benjamin Burckhart |

  © Dominic Chavez/Global Financing Facility [[tweetable]]​When countries invest in people—particularly young people—they're investing in the future and giving the next generation an...

Jim Yong Kim |

Girls School in Sanaa. © UNICEF Yemen [[tweetable]]Creating sustainable peace and development solutions for countries affected by conflict, crisis and violence is a global responsibility for the...

Franck Bousquet, Oscar Fernández-Taranco |

© Riyaad Minty/Creative Commons [[tweetable]]Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” [[/tweetable]] This was his message to Philadelphians on how to...

Kristalina Georgieva |

© WHO/S.Oka The 9th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially ended today —77 days and 28 deaths after an outbreak was declared on May 8. For the families of those 28...

Jim Yong Kim |