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Fighting HIV effectively, efficiently in Malaysia

Fighting HIV effectively, efficiently in Malaysia

A man taking methadone, a synthetic opioid drug that treats heroin addition, at a voluntary treatment center for people who inject drugs in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo: Sutayut Osornprasop/World Bank)

Working in public health brings me close to the storie…

by · Thursday, 9 August 2018 · India, Malaysia
Fighting HIV effectively, efficiently in Malaysia

Fighting HIV effectively, efficiently in Malaysia

A man taking methadone, a synthetic opioid drug that treats heroin addition, at a voluntary treatment center for people who inject drugs in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo: Sutayut Osornprasop/World Bank)

Working in public health brings me close to the storie…

by · Thursday, 9 August 2018 · India, Malaysia
Fighting HIV effectively, efficiently in Malaysia

Fighting HIV effectively, efficiently in Malaysia

A man taking methadone, a synthetic opioid drug that treats heroin addition, at a voluntary treatment center for people who inject drugs in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo: Sutayut Osornprasop/World Bank)

Working in public health brings me close to the storie…

by · Thursday, 9 August 2018 · India, Malaysia
One South Asia photo contest 2018

One South Asia photo contest 2018

What does One South Asia mean to you? What is your vision for One South Asia? Snap a picture, caption your vision of One South Asia, and send it to us.DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 25, 2018RESULTS: September 10, 2018
Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh…

One South Asia photo contest 2018

One South Asia photo contest 2018

What does One South Asia mean to you? What is your vision for One South Asia? Snap a picture, caption your vision of One South Asia, and send it to us.DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 25, 2018RESULTS: September 10, 2018
Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh…

Has Bhutan’s growth been jobless?

Has Bhutan’s growth been jobless?

Bhutan continues to maintain solid growth and macroeconomic stability but job creation is lagging; its  youth unemployment rate has increased from 10.7 percent in 2015 to 13.2 percent in 2016. This indicates that high growth has not been able to gener…

by · Wednesday, 18 July 2018 · Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
Electrocracy in India: power of, by, and for the people

Electrocracy in India: power of, by, and for the people

To boost India’s solar rooftop program, the World Bank has partnered with the Government of India to provide $648 million to place solar panels on rooftops across the country.
Solar energy is not just for the elite and wealthy. Today, with growing num…

by · Monday, 16 July 2018 · India
How to boost female employment in South Asia

How to boost female employment in South Asia

South Asia is booming. In 2018, GDP growth for the region as a whole is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent, making it the fastest growing region in the world. However, fast GDP growth has not translated into fast employment growth. In fact, emp…

by · Tuesday, 10 July 2018 · Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
How to boost female employment in South Asia

How to boost female employment in South Asia

South Asia is booming. In 2018, GDP growth for the region as a whole is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent, making it the fastest growing region in the world. However, fast GDP growth has not translated into fast employment growth. In fact, emp…

by · Tuesday, 10 July 2018 · Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
#IndiaWeWant Photo Contest: Shortlisted Entries

#IndiaWeWant Photo Contest: Shortlisted Entries

The World Bank in India ran the #IndiaWeWant photo competition through our Facebook and Twitter channels, where we invited participants to share photographs capturing the key development priority for India. The #IndiaWeWant photo competition was open f…

by · Wednesday, 27 June 2018 · India