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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September 10, 2014 — The World Bank Group’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa aims to help contain the spread of infections and improve public health systems. Get the latest updates.Read More »
September 16, 2014 — The average annual reduction has accelerated – in some countries it has even tripled – but overall progress is still short of meeting the global target of a two-thirds decrease in under-five mortality by 2015.Read More »