Slideshow: Reimagining a park, a river, and other public spaces in Seoul (Photos by Judy Zheng Jia / World Bank) [[tweetable]]"If you lose the human scale, the city becomes an ugly place,…

Judy Zheng Jia, Jon Kher Kaw, Annie Gapihan, Sangmoo Kim, Marisa Garcia Lozano, Rosanna Nitti |

Kazakhstan. Photo: Kubat Sydykov / World Bank How large is the share of public procurement to GDP in middle-income and low-income countries and how it is evolving? If sizable, can public…

Simeon Djankov, Federica Saliola, Asif Islam |

版本:English 摄影: Patricio Marquez / 世界银行2016 2016年8月,中国公共卫生界获得了急需的强有力支持。中国国家主席习近平在全国卫生与健康大会上发表重要讲话。他强调,“没有全民健康,就没有全面小康”;“要坚定不移贯彻预防为主方针……”;“……如果这些问题不能得到有效解决,必然会严重影响人民健康,制约经济发展,影响社会和谐稳定。”…

帕特里西奥•马尔格斯 , Rose Zheng |

版本:English 2015年11月30日技术人员在中国东部山东省济南艾滋病实验室进行艾滋病病毒血液检测 [图片/IC] 在过去的半个世纪里,全球卫生状况取得了前所未有的进步。人们比以往任何时候都活得更长、更健康。在健康领域取得的进步为世界各国的经济发展,以及将贫困人口减少到历史低点打下了坚实基础。继续推动健康领域的进步,卫生系统还面临着一系列重要挑战,如果不能有效应对这些挑战,…

Tim Evans |

This Op-Ed originally appeared in the China Daily, USA. A technician carries out a blood test for HIV virus at Jinan AIDS lab in East China's Shandong province on Nov 30, 2015. [Photo/IC]…

Tim Evans |

Post-Ebola recovery has been marked by a significant recovery and enrollment is up to the 2011 – 12 levels. (Photo credit: Katie Meyler/More Than Me) In March 2014, Liberia announced that there…

Peter Darvas, Kabira Namit |

Le redressement du pays dans le sillage de l’épidémie d’Ebola s’est accompagné d’un net redressement des effectifs scolaires, qui ont renoué avec leur niveau de 2011–12 (Photo courtoisie de Katie…

Peter Darvas, Kabira Namit |

Photo credit: Graham Crouch/World Bank In my blog “The Governance Gap – can we bridge it?”, I stressed that strengthened institutions and improved governance are especially critical for the world’…

Deborah Wetzel |

Chongqing, China. Photo: Li Wenyong / World Bank Procurement is an essential aspect of World Bank operations and international development projects worldwide. The World Bank’s policy on…

Ba Liu Nguyen, Yuan Wang |