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Health and Safety Directorate

Welcome

Welcome to the external website of the HSD: Health & Safety Directorate (formerly the HSD: Health Services Department). This site is intended for World Bank Group Retirees, Spouses/Domestic Partners of Staff, and Staff who are currently accessing the web from outside the WBG Intranet. Active WBG Staff should see HSD's Intranet site (WBG Intranet only) for complete information about all health services available to them.

Retirees, Spouses, and Domestic Partners

HSD promotes good health for Staff and families of the World Bank Group by offering health services and health promotion programs for Staff at Headquarters and around the world. Many of HSD's programs are available to Retired Staff, as well as Spouses/Domestic Partners of active Staff.

Medical Emergencies

  • Outside U.S. – For Spouses/Domestic Partners or dependents of current World Bank Group Staff residing outside the U.S., if you have a medical emergency, use local emergency response to access immediate medical treatment. You may also call the WBG Security Operations Center at +1-202-458-8888 to speak with the Medical Duty Officer and discuss whether medical evacuation may be needed.
  • In the U.S. – Call 911 for any medical emergency.

Upcoming Domestic Abuse Prevention Program (DAPP) Events - DAPP Site

Ongoing Classes & Activities

  • Relaxation Class - Free Group Training: The Power of Relaxation.
  • Healthy Back ClassThe Healthy Back Program addresses one of the most common health problems affecting staff in the World Bank Group - back pain.
  • Yoga - Join us for free yoga classes that are accessible to everyone.