IMF debt relief plan to Ebola-affected states overdue after G20, US, Guinean president, as well as CSOs, call for urgent support and debt forgiveness.
Notes of a meeting with World Bank executive director Gwen Hines in October 2014.
IMF conditionalities attached to loans to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea drained health services, damaging countries’ ability to handle the recent Ebola crisis.
A newly launched World Bank-hosted fund provides cash injection to maternal and child health services. However, questions remain about how the funds will be raised and the implications for other Bank health programmes
World Bank health financing benefits wealthy elites not poorest according to new IEG evaluation and Oxfam analysis
The Bank has produced mixed results on reproductive health; it is imperative that as the post 2015 agenda is set, it maintains the funding and political profile of this hugely impactful public health issue.
The World Bank's April spring meetings saw its first involvement with LGBT rights creating controversy in the media and civil society.
Sponsors: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), White Ribbon Alliance, WBG (Health, Nutrition and Population Division)…
A health public-private partnership is starving Lesotho's public health services of resources, affecting rural communities, where death rates are rising.
In a new blog the Bretton Woods Project highlights the Bank's increasing investment in financial intermediaries at the expense of education and health