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
Notes of a meeting with World Bank executive director Gwen Hines in October 2014.
The World Bank's April spring meetings saw its first involvement with LGBT rights creating controversy in the media and civil society.
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.
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
The World Bank has announced big spending programmes in health, electricity and telecoms in Burma, however, critics point to its failure to protect human rights or consult properly with civil society.
Sponsors: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), White Ribbon Alliance, WBG (Health, Nutrition and Population Division)…
World Bank report on health prevention criticised for ignoring evidence and theory.