This week, the World Bank’s President and Vice President for Human Development weigh in on COVID-19’s impact on the institution’s health operations and goals.

Priyanka Ripley |

Over 90 percent of deaths in Armenia result from chronic illnesses. These conditions require multiple healthcare providers to support lifestyle changes, treatment compliance, and complication…

Adanna Chukwuma, Estelle Gong, Emma Ghazaryan, Hratchia Lylozian |

Լուսինեի առճակատումը սրտի մահացու հիվանդության հետ եզակի դեպք չէ: Հայաստանում մահերի ավելի քան 90 տոկոսի պատճառը քրոնիկական հիվանդություններն են:

Adanna Chukwuma, Estelle Gong, Emma Ghazaryan, Hratchia Lylozian |

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 |

Over the past 10 years Russia has made great progress in increasing the life expectancy of its people. Back in the mid-2000s, we documented the dramatic decrease in life expectancy in the post-…

Patricio V. Marquez, Sevil Salakhutdinova |

Under the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project, diagnostic capacity has been strengthened through the construction of state of the art laboratories. © Miriam Schneidman / World…

Uzo Chukwuma |

Accumulated scientific evidence shows that proper nutrition and stimulation in utero and during early childhood benefit physical and mental well-being later in life and contribute to the…

Patricio V. Marquez, Sheila Dutta |

  I personally felt mental health’s deep-rooted importance when I returned home to Rwanda in 1996, just after my people were traumatized by the 1994 Tutsi genocide. At a time when we needed mental…

Agnes Binagwaho |