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 |

Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target…

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

Data source: Statistics Bureau of Japan In 1966, Japan experienced a sudden drop in its fertility rate—for just that year. During the 1960s, the fertility rate was about 2.0 to 2.1 children per…

Emi Suzuki, Haruna Kashiwase |

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 |

Знаете ли вы, что в 2012 году во всем мире от болезней, связанных с загрязнением атмосферного воздуха, умерло около 3, 7 миллиона человек? То есть от поддающихся профилактике заболеваний каждый…

Paula Caballero |

您知道吗,2012年全世界约有370万人死于环境空气污染相关疾病?这几乎是洛杉矶每年死于可预防疾病的人口总数。   如把雾霾导致的死亡人数加上室内空气污染、遭污染的土地以及不安全饮水导致的死亡人数,全世界各类污染导致的死亡总数就会升至900万。这一数字超过了全世界每年死亡总数的七分之一,也使得污染的致命程度超过了营养不良。   鉴于目前已有解决方案,因此这一事实应广为人知。…

Paula Caballero |

هل تعلم أن حوالي 3.7 مليون شخص توفوا حول العالم في سنة 2012 بسبب أمراض تتعلق بتلوث الهواء؟ أي أن عددا من البشر يماثل تقريبا عدد سكان مدينة لوس أنجلوس يتوفون كل عام نتيجة لأسباب يمكن تفاديها. وحين…

Paula Caballero |

Savez-vous que près de 3, 7 millions de personnes dans le monde sont mortes de maladies liées à la pollution de l’air en 2012 ? C’est comme si toute la population de Los Angeles venait à…

Paula Caballero |

Did you know that about 3.7 million people worldwide died in 2012 from diseases related to ambient air pollution? That is nearly the population of the city of Los Angeles expiring every year from…

Paula Caballero |

  When we think of urban expansion in the 21st century, we often think of ‘sprawl’, a term that calls to mind low-density, car-oriented suburban growth, perhaps made up of single-family homes.…

Chandan Deuskar |