The World Bank’s proposal to establish a fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response raises questions about the Bank’s support for private sector healthcare at the expense of public provision.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 6 October on the World Bank's need to highlight the centrality of public healthcare systems, central to a just and equitable recovery.
A November 2021 report by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University highlights the human rights consequences of the World Bank’s Maximising Finance for Development approach.
World Bank’s pandemic bond instrument scrapped after high visibility Covid-19 failure
Forthcoming research from ActionAid International shows IMF’s dogmatic support for public sector wage bill cuts continues.
World Bank President comes out against temporarily waiving intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on March 26.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 24 March.
World Bank’s Covid-19 vaccination programme contributes to global response but fails to ensure free access to vaccines and healthcare during the pandemic.
World Bank backs private sector voucher project in Uganda as poorest women lose out.