In line with its global strategy for health, nutrition, and population, the World Bank Group provides financing, state-of-the-art analysis, and policy advice to help countries expand access to quality, affordable health care; protects people from falling into poverty or worsening poverty due to illness; and promotes investments in all sectors that form the foundation of healthy societies.
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April 9, 2015 — On April 17, the World Bank hosted a high-level roundtable at which the presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone presented their Ebola recovery plans. Watch a live webcast at 7:30 am ET.Read More »
April 16, 2015 — CIFF, UBS Optimus Foundation, the UK Department of International Development, UNICEF and the World Bank Group introduced a nutrition charity fund based in the UK. Replay of webcast coming soon.Read More »
April 10, 2015 — The World Bank Group approved US$200 million of International Development Association (IDA) financing for the final push to eradicate polio and sustain routine immunization for children under five years and women of reproductive age in Nigeria. Read More »