English version En una visita reciente a El Salvador, el país más pequeño y más densamente poblado de América Central, asistí a un evento internacional organizado por la Secretaría del Convenio...

Patricio V. Marquez |

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 |

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 |

Entering data. Photo: World Bank In the fiscal transparency arena, people often hear two conflicting claims. First, governments complain that few people take advantage of fiscal information that...

Paolo de Renzio, Massimo Mastruzzi |

Fotografía: Andy Tembon.
El 16 de octubre es el Día Mundial de la Alimentación, un día en que las personas se reúnen para poner de manifiesto su compromiso con el objetivo de erradicar el...

Andy Chi Tembon, Linda Brooke Schultz, Erick Fernandes |

Photo Credit: Andy Tembon / World Bank October 16 is World Food Day, a day when people come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger within a lifetime. Many school-age children...

Andy Chi Tembon, Linda Brooke Schultz, Erick Fernandes |

Every mom wants a healthy baby. And in the early days of a child’s life, parents and doctors understandably focus on how the baby’s physical development—is she gaining weight? Is he developing...

Carolyn Miles |

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  Un número cada vez más grande de ciudadanos de todo el mundo están exigiendo a urbanistas y autoridades políticas de sus ciudades que “hagan bien las cosas” al...

Verónica Raffo |

También disponible en español Today is No Tobacco Day, a moment in time when we’re supposed to remind ourselves of the many evils smoking brings upon us both as individuals and as member of...

Joana Godinho |

También disponible en español Também disponível em português This year, World Health Day focuses on hypertension. Specialists report a clear link between excessive salt consumption and high blood...

Sumito Estévez |