World Bank Group

Low Quality Healthcare Is Increasing the Burden of Illness and Health Costs Globally

Poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group.

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Strong Clinical Research Capacity in At-Risk Countries Key to Global Epidemic Prevention

During the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with 49 total cases and 26 deaths so far, the government of DRC has approved the use for trials starting this week of a new, as-yet unlicensed Ebola vaccine, the rVSV-ZEBOV.