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Mihasonirina Andrianaivo May 17, 2017

Girls’ Clubs Having ‘Big and Meaninful’ Impacts on Young Women’s Empowerment

Girls’ clubs in Uganda offer a safe haven for young women amid high rates of youth unemployment, teen pregnancy and early marriage. A study finds the clubs are improving young women’s ability to earn an income and delay marriage and childbearing.

  • Overview

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

  • Afghanistan

    During the period from 2000 to 2016, the World Bank invested US$35 billion in the Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) sector. Over this period, the average annual lending doubled from US$1.3 billion to US$2.6 billion. The Bank currently manages an active HNP portfolio of $11.5 billion.

  • Bahrain

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

  • Cabo Verde

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

  • Bangladesh

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

  • Bhutan

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

  • Cambodia

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

    During the period from 2000 to 2016, the World Bank invested US$35 billion in the Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) sector. Over this period, the average annual lending doubled from US$1.3 billion to US$2.6 billion. The Bank currently manages an active HNP portfolio of $11.5 billion.

  • Republic of Congo

    The global movement toward universal health coverage (UHC) provides an umbrella under which the World Bank Group (WBG) works with governments and development partners to ensure all people receive quality, affordable care without suffering financial hardship. UHC aims to achieve better health and development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG 3 includes a target to “achieve universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”

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The Spirit of Boldness: Lessons from the AGI

The AGI pilots generated valuable operational lessons for other youth employment projects that are shared in this online Resource Guide.
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The Spirit of Boldness: Lessons from the AGI

The AGI pilots generated valuable operational lessons for other youth employment projects that are shared in this online Resource Guide.

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The Spirit of Boldness: Lessons from the AGI

The AGI pilots generated valuable operational lessons for other youth employment projects that are shared in this online Resource Guide.
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The Spirit of Boldness: Lessons from the AGI

The AGI pilots generated valuable operational lessons for other youth employment projects that are shared in this online Resource Guide.


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