This week, global development experts focused on strengthening supply chains to protect the safe development and delivery of future COVID-19 vaccines, and the importance of civil society and non-…

Priyanka Ripley |

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented health, economic and social shock. In Afghanistan, this has affected all facets of modern life, including shutting down the education institutions…

Mabruk Kabir, Kurt Larsen, Shahram Paksima, Abdul Hai Sofizada |

This week, President Malpass reiterated the World Bank’s support to over 100 countries in their emergency health responses.

Priyanka Ripley |

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.

Priyanka Ripley |

Shakiba Delawari is a senior student at Kabul University’s clinical psychology and counseling department. As a female university student, she is in minority as most girls in Afghanistan marry…

Harsha Aturupane |

In a recent visit to El Salvador, the smallest, yet beautiful most densely populated country in Central America, I attended an international event organized by the Secretariat of the Framework…

Patricio V. Marquez |

Although access to schooling has improved significantly in the last decade, fourth grade Afghan students are still not learning. After 4 years in primary school, only two-thirds of Afghan students…

Iva Trako, Ezequiel Molina |

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 |

Also available in: French | English | Español | Arabic Apesar do enorme progresso feito para que mais crianças estejam em sala de aula, estamos no meio de uma crise global de aprendizagem, onde um…

Ezequiel Molina, Adelle Pushparatnam, Tracy Wilichowski |

Also available in: French | Español | Portuguese | Arabic   Despite tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom, we are experiencing a global learning crisis, where a large share of…

Ezequiel Molina, Adelle Pushparatnam, Tracy Wilichowski |