Owning and operating a small or medium enterprise (SME) can be an incredibly stressful exercise, placing huge pressure on the entrepreneurs behind these businesses.

Priyam Saraf, Brendan Stelmach |

A new study in Kenya shows not only increased labor market participation, but higher earnings and shifts in employment when mothers are offered subsidized daycare.

Markus Goldstein |

Interesting new results show that increasing women's control over their earnings via direct deposit and ability to use bank accounts can help bring women into the labor market and stay there…

Markus Goldstein |

A genetic mutation that is believed to have occurred 7,300 years ago continues to kill thousands of persons every year in Africa.

Muhammad Ali Pate, ADM Brett P. Giroir, M.D. |

In April 2019, a multi-stakeholder hearing took place in New York to promote an ambitious agenda for universal health coverage (UHC).

Ilona Kickbusch, Dr. Githinji Gitahi |

Today more than ever, there is wide consensus that public, compulsory funds are key to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The recent reforms by countries to finance UHC have renewed an…

Helene Barroy, Moritz Piatti, Fabrice Sergent, Elina Dale, Sheila O’Dougherty, Gemini Mtei, Dr. Grace Kabaniha, Jason Lakin |