This week, public health experts discuss the risks of obesity while fighting COVID-19 and the impact of the pandemic on essential health services for women and children.
Our assessment of India’s air quality trends has found another underlying and positive trend: air quality has been improving across the country since 2018, and this has nothing to do with the…
COVID-19 impacted almost all countries including India, which in July 2020 had the world’s third-highest number of cases. In the state of Odisha, with over 41 million people, the Odisha State…
Here are five lessons from managing tropical storms during COVID-19.
Helping address gender-based violence in large infrastructure projects through gender sensitization workshops.
South Asia’s tourism industry has lost more than 10 million jobs and $52 billion in GDP to COVID-19; rebuilding it after such a staggering blow won’t be easy.
The World Bank is working to ensure that contractual disputes that have risen due to disruptions are minimized in the development projects that will eventually resume.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given telemedicine a massive boost. What does this mean for the future of healthcare in emerging markets?
As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage…
Bangladesh is often mooted as a regional logistics and transit hub and a bridge between South and Southeast Asia. Now, this ambition may become a reality in the country’s western region