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Energizing Africa: What Will It Take to Achieve Universal Energy Access? 
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Energizing Africa: What Will It Take to Achieve Universal Energy Access? 

Join us April 17 for this event looking at how we can scale up the solutions and investments needed to help connect millions more Africans to electricity and transform African economies. 

Transforming Challenge into Action: Expanding Health Coverage for All 
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Transforming Challenge into Action: Expanding Health Coverage for All 

Tune in to this April 18 event to join the discussion on how we can help ensure more people across the world have greater access to high quality and affordable health care. 

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The Great Reversal: New Report on IDA Countries

Despite their high potential, the report shows 75 vulnerable economies supported by the World Bank’s IDA face a widening income gap with wealthier nations, marking a historic reversal in progress.ogress.

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In 30 years, the poverty rate has halved in countries supported by the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA).

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