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Vaccine Equity

Mari Pangestu: Vaccine Equity is the Only Way We Can Bring Pandemic Under Control

In her latest blog, the World Bank Group Managing Director explores the impacts of the more than $150 billion the World Bank has provided for countries to fight the health, economic, and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and calls for COVID-19 vaccine equity.

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Vaccine Access

David Malpass: Eight Areas to Accelerate Vaccine Delivery to Developing Countries

In his latest blog, World Bank Group President David Malpass explores actions advocated by the Multilateral Leaders Task Force on COVID-19 to accelerate delivery of vaccines to developing countries.

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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Water-Powered: The Case for Universal Access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

World Bank Director for Water, Jennifer J. Sara, discusses how investing in universal access to water, sanitation, and hygiene could yield massive economic gains over the next two decades.

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Global growth in 2021 is projected to be more robust than previously envisioned. Rapid vaccination progress has contributed to forecast upgrades in many countries; however, this is concentrated primarily in advanced economies. For many EMDEs, renewed COVID-19 surges and limited vaccination have contributed to downward revisions to growth. Read More.


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