Meeting today’s needs matters, but we also need to be prepared for future health crises, and this is driving our efforts on the African continent.

Elena Sterlin |

Any weakness in a country's ability to procure, store, deliver or equitably prioritize the vaccines will have a dramatic impact on the success of the COVID-19 vaccines rollout. Mobilizing all…

David Clarke, Anna Cocozza, Sneha Kanneganti, Andreas Seiter |

While strengthening the public health sector delivery capabilities and domestic resource mobilization remains a priority, private providers also play a key role in serving a sizable proportion of…

Sneha Kanneganti |

December 12 marks the International Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. This year’s theme “protect everyone” cannot be more relevant amidst the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Toomas Palu, Kazumi Inden |

A new World Bank report found the pandemic threatens to reverse hard-won gains made in global health and human capital over the past decade.

Priyanka Ripley |

COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics could be the catalyst to step up efforts around medicine traceability, but supply chains need to make fast progress.

Tom Woods |

This week, the World Bank shares its top priorities as it continues to fight COVID-19 through the largest response in its history as an institution, with new health projects in Haiti and Uganda.…

Priyanka Ripley |

With the rising costs of out-of-pocket health care expenditures, currently estimated at half a trillion dollars globally, the number of people affected by this trend is expected to increase…

Muhammad Ali Pate |

A month after world leaders met at the UN General Assembly to recommit to financing for universal health coverage, the global health community gathers in Berlin for the World Health Summit.

Katri Bertram, Toomas Palu |