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Read the blog post, "Crowdsourcing Feedback to Improve Healthcare Systems" on improving service delivery and health system reform in Uganda through crowdsourcing.

February 27, 2014 Blog post
Ferid Agani, Minister of Health, Kosovo

Read the blog post, "Inspired Change: Why Right to Health Matters for Kosovo," submitted by WBI's Maya Brahmam.

December 11, 2013 Blog post
A trained medical staff listens to the heartbeat of an infant at 16 Makara hopsital in Preah Vihear, Cambodia. The hospital attracts high quality medical staff through incentives offered by the Health Service Delivery Grant.

The Salzburg Global Conference, “The Drive for Universal Health Coverage: Health Care Delivery Science and the Right to High-Value Health Care,” will be held December 8-13 in Salzburg, Austria.

December 4, 2013 Announcement

In May 2013, the Health Practice of the World Bank Institute facilitated a "technical expert" retreat. In the video, participants share their visions about the key challenges and priorities in Egypt’s healthcare services delivery system

October 28, 2013 News

Read the latest blog post from WBI Health Systems' Senior Operations Officer, Yvonne Nkrumah, on access to medicines.

October 1, 2013 Blog post

The third Meeting on the Right to Health and Healthcare Systems is being held in Brazil from June 3-5.

June 5, 2013 Announcement

The First Global Symposium on the Right to Health and Health Systems was held in Salzburg, Austria on November 9-14, 2012.

December 5, 2012 Announcement

El Instituto del Banco Mundial (WBI) y el Seminario Global de Salzburgo (SGS, por sus siglas en inglés), en conjunto con el Centro Dartmouth de las Ciencias de Prestación de Atención Médica, invitan a múltiples partes interesadas de los países a reunirse y explorar posibles respuestas a esta interrogante entre el 9 y el 14 de noviembre de 2012, en Salzburgo, Austria.

November 5, 2012 Announcement

Multi-stakeholders come together and explore potential answers to questions around sustainability, equitability, and right to health

November 5, 2012 Announcement

A special knowledge-exchange session between Asia and Africa on Health Insurance will be held at the 2nd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Beijing, China on October 31, 2010.

October 25, 2012 Announcement