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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October 10, 2014 — Live: at 2pm a high-level panel discussion will share perspectives on why civil registries and national identification systems are smart public investments. Tune in here to watch live.Read More »
October 9, 2014 — The World Bank Group and the government of Japan co-hosted an event to launch a global synthesis report and 11 country studies on universal health coverage. Watch replay here.Read More »
October 10, 2014 — World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim called for the creation of a new emergency facility to rapidly respond to future outbreaks by delivering money to countries in crisis.Read More »