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It Pays To Invest In Health

Posted on 12 October 2012 by elainehuang

By Zofeen Ebrahim

TOKYO, Oct 12 (TerraViva) – Universal access to healthcare must change from just a slogan to a reality, say civil society groups here that are calling on the World Bank to push this higher up on the political agenda. Continue Reading

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What Would You Like to See at these Meetings?

Posted on 11 October 2012 by elainehuang

Worries about the world economy, and greater engagement with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund as they hold their Annual Meetings in Tokyo are some of the concerns raised by participants at the meetings. Here are a sample of their comments:  Continue Reading

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Gangnam-style Interview

Posted on 11 October 2012 by elainehuang

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim probably knew at the Wall Street Journal’s ‘The Big Interview’ at the WB-IMF Annual Meetings in Tokyo on Thursday that he would have to field some tough questions. Continue Reading

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The Wrong Lady

Posted on 10 October 2012 by json

The IMF’s Christine Lagarde says there has been a lot of talk, and now “it is time for action”. Continue Reading

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