The Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) collaborative cohosted its recent meeting with the Efficiency Collaborative on February 27-28 in New Delhi, India. This was the third in-person meeting of…

Ajay Tandon, María Eugenia Bonilla-Chacín, Danielle Bloom |

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 |

Bogota, Colombia. Photo credit: Dominic Chavez/World Bank If, like most people, you think antimicrobial resistance is something that only doctors and scientists need to worry about, you should…

Juergen Voegele, Tim Evans |

(C) World Bank Fragility, conflict and violence (FCV) have become some of the most pressing threats to economic development. Over 2 billion people live in FCV countries, and it is expected that by…

Priyam Saraf, John Speakman |

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 |

Photo: © Masaru Goto / World Bank

Quentin Wodon |

Globally, the demand for timely and accurate health information is growing, driven mainly by an increased focus on strategic resource allocation and priority setting, as well as the availability…

Ramesh Govindaraj |

It’s that time of year again, when we observe a day dedicated to the most ambitious health goal of all: universal health coverage, or UHC. On UHC Day (Dec. 12) we commemorate the date in 2012 when…

Somil Nagpal |

This week at the Third International Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, we’ve seen the birth of a new era in global health financing.   The World Bank Group, together with our…

Tim Evans |