A severe pandemic would harm health, economies, and communities in all countries, but especially in poor and fragile states. Pandemic prevention requires robust public health systems (veterinary and human) that collaborate to stop contagion promptly.
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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 »
July 11, 2014 — World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim addresses (via video) the Ministerial Conference on Antibiotic Resistance: Joining Forces for Future Health, held in The Hague, Netherlands, June 25-26, 2014.Read More »