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 |

As the country gears up to work on its 12th Malaysia Plan, its rich experience in national development planning for the past 60 years provides key lessons to consider.

Deryck Brown, Jeevakumar Govindasamy |

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 |

Public spending in Afghanistan is equal to more than half of the economy’s output. Government and international partners spend around $11 billion, in an economy that produces around $19 billion of...

Tobias Haque |