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05 Jul 2018 description

Low quality healthcare is increasing the burden of illness and health costs globally

5 July 2018 News Release Geneva

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 OECD, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank.

Today, inaccurate diagnosis, medication errors, inappropriate or unnecessary treatment, inadequate or unsafe clinical facilities or practices, or providers who lack adequate training and expertise prevail in all countries.

27 May 2018 description

L’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) et le Groupe de la Banque mondiale ont présenté aujourd’hui un nouveau mécanisme visant à renforcer la sécurité sanitaire mondiale au moyen d’un suivi indépendant rigoureux et de l’établissement de rapports réguliers sur l’état de préparation pour faire face aux flambées, aux pandémies et aux autres situations d’urgence ayant des conséquences sanitaires.

24 May 2018 description

24 May 2018 – GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) and World Bank Group today launched a new mechanism to strengthen global health security through stringent independent monitoring and regular reporting of preparedness to tackle outbreaks, pandemics, and other emergencies with health consequences.

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and World Bank Group President Dr Jim Yong Kim co-led the creation of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, launched today on the margins of the 71st Session of the World Health Assembly.

15 Jan 2018 description

This report highlights the most prominent climate change impacts facing Madagascar, with a particular emphasis on health, and provides investment relevant solutions to build resilience. Through the establishment of priority interventions to address the identified vulnerabilities, this report links evidence to opportunities for development actors, while providing specific input into the design of a World Bank investment.

14 Dec 2017 description

13 DÉCEMBRE 2017 | TOKYO - Il ressort d’un nouveau rapport de la Banque mondiale et de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé que la moitié au moins de la population de la planète n’a pas accès aux services de santé essentiels. Chaque année un nombre considérable de familles sont plongées dans la pauvreté en raison des dépenses de santé qu’elles doivent régler directement.

13 Dec 2017 description

Introduction

A number of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 have targets that relate to health.

19 Oct 2017 description

Au rythme actuel, entre 2017 et 2030, 30 millions de nouveau-nés mourront dans les 28 premiers jours de leur vie.
 
NEW YORK/GENÈVE/WASHINGTON DC, le 19 octobre 2017 – Chaque jour en 2016, 15 000 enfants sont morts avant d’avoir atteint leur cinquième anniversaire, dont 46 % au cours des 28 premiers jours de leur vie, soit 7 000 nouveau-nés, selon un nouveau rapport des Nations Unies.
 

19 Oct 2017 description

7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

At current trends, 30 million newborns will die within first 28 days of life between 2017 and 2030

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON DC, 19 October 2017 – Every day in 2016, 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46 per cent of them – or 7,000 babies – died in the first 28 days of life, according to a new UN report.

20 Jul 2017 description

Harnessing the collective strengths of the UN system to improve the health of women, children and adolescents everywhere

08 Apr 2017 description
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Support from the World Bank, WHO and UNICEF critical to reach every vulnerable child

SANA’A, 8 April 2017— In an effort to keep Yemen polio-free, nearly 5 million children under the age of five have been vaccinated in a nationwide campaign covering all governorates in the country. The campaign was supported by a partnership between the World Bank, UNICEF and WHO launched in February 2017.

13 Apr 2016 description

Depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$1 trillion each year; countries and development partners to discuss way forward during World Bank-WHO events

Joint news release: WHO | World Bank

16 Dec 2015 description

Regional H4+ Joint Statement for ending preventable newborn, child and maternal mortality was released by the Regional Directors of the six H4+ agencies: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank, UNAIDS and UN WOMEN in Dec 2015.

This regional collaborative mechanism will play an important role during the implementation of the UNSG’s Global Strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health during the SDG phase in Member States of South-East Asia Region. This would directly contribute to target 17 ‘Enhance the global partnership for sustainable development’ under the SDG-3.

13 Nov 2015 description

Un rapport publié par l’OMS, l’UNICEF, l’UNFPA, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale et la Division de la population des Nations Unies rend compte des progrès accomplis.

Communiqué de presse conjoint

12 NOVEMBRE 2015 ¦ GENÈVE/NEW YORK - Selon un rapport publié aujourd’hui par plusieurs organismes des Nations Unies et par le Groupe de la Banque mondiale, la mortalité maternelle a baissé de 44 % par rapport à 1990.

11 Nov 2015 description
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Maternal deaths fell 44% since 1990 – UN

Report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division highlights progress

GENEVA/NEW YORK, 12 November 2015 – Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported today.

09 Sep 2015 description

Child mortality rates plunge by more than half since 1990 but global MDG target missed by wide margin

16,000 children under 5 years old die each day

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON, 9 September 2015 – Child mortality rates have plummeted to less than half of what they were in 1990, according to a new report released today. Under-five deaths have dropped from 12.7 million per year in 1990 to 5.9 million in 2015. This is the first year the figure has gone below the 6 million mark.

12 Jun 2015 description

New report shows that 400 million do not have access to essential health services

12 JUNE 2015 ¦ GENEVA ¦ NEW YORK CITY - A WHO and World Bank Group report launched today shows that 400 million people do not have access to essential health services and 6% of people in low- and middle-income countries are tipped into or pushed further into extreme poverty because of health spending.

09 Jun 2015 description

Global Health Leaders Unveil and Adopt Roadmap and 5-Point Call to Action

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2015—The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), World Bank Group, World Health Organization (WHO), and countries and partners are coming together today at the World Bank Group for a high-level summit, Measurement and Accountability for Results in Health, to examine and advance a common agenda for health measurement as we move into the post-2015 development era.

16 Sep 2014 description

NEW YORK, 16 September 2014 – New data released today by the United Nations show that under-five mortality rates have dropped by 49 per cent between 1990 and 2013. The average annual reduction has accelerated – in some countries it has even tripled – but overall progress is still short of meeting the global target of a two-thirds decrease in under-five mortality by 2015.

19 May 2014 description

1. INTRODUCTION

La deuxième Enquête Démographique et de Santé en République Démocratique du Congo (EDS-RDC II) a été réalisée en 2013-2014 dans le cadre du programme mondial des Enquêtes Démographiques et de Santé (Demographic and Health Surveys - MEASURE DHS).

06 May 2014 description
Executive Summary

Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015. It has been a challenge to assess the extent of progress due to the lack of reliable and accurate maternal mortality data – particularly in developing-country settings where maternal mortality is high. As part on going efforts, the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division updated estimates of maternal mortality for the years 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2013.