Today, the World Bank Group and the governments of Canada, Norway, and the United States announced that they will jumpstart the creation of an innovative Global Financing Facility to mobilize support for developing countries’ plans to accelerate progress on the health-related Millennium Development Goals and bring an end to preventable maternal and child deaths by 2030. Watch the video blog below for more on my thoughts about this exciting announcement.
Global Financing Facility
Press Release: Development Partners Support the Creation of Global Financing Facility to Advance Women’s and Children’s Health
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Event: “Delivering For Every Woman & Every Child Within A Generation.”
Video: Getting the Result: Free Nappies and Motorbikes Deliver Healthy Babies in Zambia
World Bank Health