December 3, 2014 — : Ahead of his visit to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to further commit the World Bank Group’s support to bring the number of Ebola cases to zero, Jim Yong Kim thanked President John Mahama for Ghana’s leadership and coordination in the fight against the epidemic.Read More »
November 3, 2014 — During a visit to four African countries, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim pledged $1.8 billion to the Horn of Africa, and an additional $100 million to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to fight the Ebola epidemic.Read More »
The World Bank Group’s emergency response to the Ebola crisis is to help stop the spread of infections, improve public health systems throughout West Africa, and assist countries in coping with the economic impact.
IDA is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing loans (called “credits”) and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities, and improve people’s living conditions.