Healthier lives

The World Bank Group is committed to improving health outcomes, responding to epidemics and other emergencies, and providing the full range of preventive, curative or palliative services, aiming to strengthen human capital and allow people to reach their full potential.

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Client Context

Percentage of children under five stunted

Share of children under age five whose height for age is more than two standard deviations below the international median.​

Latest Year

Universal Health Coverage Service Coverage Index (0-100)

An index measuring coverage of essential health services based on measures of maternal, newborn and child health services, infectious and noncommunicable disease services and overall service capacity. 

IN 2021
42 LIC

World Bank Group Results

Millions of people receiving quality health, nutrition, and population services​

The number of people benefitting directly and indirectly from the full continuum of health prevention, promotion, curative, rehabilitative and palliative care that is safe, effective, and patient-centered, due to WBG programs.​
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Number of countries benefitting from strengthened capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to health emergencies

The number of countries benefitting directly and indirectly from improvements in countries’ capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to health emergencies due to WBG programs.
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