As the World Bank continues its financial and operational support for countries in the fight against COVID-19, it is also focused on helping countries build back better, stronger health systems.…

Priyanka Ripley |

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…

Lynne Sherburne-Benz, Stefano Paternostro, Zaineb Majoka |

The new tool will give development professionals a powerful way to minimize potential road safety risks in their projects.

Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Dipan Bose, Said Dahdah |

The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

The ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) emergency in Pakistan exemplifies how a trusted and successful partnership can provide the basis for effective action far beyond the technical…

Robert Oelrichs, Aliya Kashif, Jahanzaib Sohail, Shaza Khan |

As the World Bank continues to help strengthen countries’ health systems to curb the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic shows the importance of universal health coverage and the need for sustainable…

Priyanka Ripley |

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) partnered with the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition to develop a tool to help policy makers understand how COVID-19 and mitigation measures are likely to…

Monique Vledder |

COVID-19 has hit hard lives and economies across South Asia. The World Bank is responding rapidly, helping governments buy vital protective equipment and medical supplies, provide learning to…

Hartwig Schafer |

Join us for the fifth Annual Health Financing Forum. The first part will take place virtually from July 7-23, 2020.

Christoph Kurowski, David B. Evans |

Rural roads are conceived primarily for cars and trucks, yet most residents in developing countries do not have access to motorized transport. How can we change this and design roads that work all…

Ramon Munoz-Raskin, Karla Dominguez Gonzalez |