March 12, 2015 — South Africa’s mine workers have the highest rate of tuberculosis of any working population in the world. Hear from the workers and from experts fighting this health emergency.Read More »
February 9, 2015 — Thurs., Feb. 12th, 9:00 – 10:30 EST: Join UN Special Envoy on Ebola, David Nabarro; Minister Tolbert Nyenswah of Liberia and global experts as they discuss how stronger health systems can help countries avert future epidemics.Read More »
December 17, 2014 — To meet the needs of a rapidly growing population and its demand on water and sanitation services, 15 water utility CEO’s recently met to share experiences for improving water delivery. 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.