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Providing innovative and interdisciplinary commentary and analysis on current health challenges.

Our work on Covid-19

Many are wondering whether the crisis offers the opportunity to set the world on a more sustainable and equal path.

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A World Bank Covid-19 testing centre, Madagascar, April 2020
  1. Changing tides for China-Africa cooperation: our key takeaways from the 8th FOCAC

  2. Public finance and development: top things to read in November

  3. Working politically in practice: lessons from an innovative programme in Nigeria

  4. Tackling the hidden pandemic: anticipating and preventing mosquito-borne diseases

  5. Weather and climate information services (WCIS) into use for health


  6. Staffing shortages in the UK’s care sector: a sign of things to come

  7. Effective collaboration between governance and sector programmes: Assessment of the evidence on what works

    Working papers

  8. Does better governance lead to improved health and education? Lessons from Nigeria


  9. Getting back on track to end extreme poverty


  10. Multilateral finance in the face of global crisis

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. What MDBs (and their shareholders) can do for vaccine equity

    Briefing/policy papers

  12. Twenty years of UK governance programmes in Nigeria: achievements, challenges, lessons and implications for future support

    Research reports

  13. ‘We feel sad and bored’: Covid-19 impacts on mental health of adolescents in Viet Nam

    Case/country studies

  14. 'I am not at peace': Covid-19 impacts on mental health of adolescents in Tanzania

    Case/country studies

  15. Lessons from conducting research on mental well-being of adolescents in Viet Nam and Tanzania during Covid-19

    Case/country studies

  16. Equity of local government health financing in Uganda

    Working papers

  17. Sexual and reproductive health and rights after Covid-19: A forward-looking agenda

    Briefing/policy papers

  18. Ending the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic

  19. An intergovernmental perspective on managing public finances for service delivery

    Working papers

  20. Adolescent access to health services in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: The case of the Gaza Strip

    Journal issue/article