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  1. FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund - Wor

    World Bank's IFC to launch US$4 billion medical supply financing platform

    The World Bank Group's private-sector arm said on Wednesday it is launching a US$4 billion financing platform aimed at boosting the production and ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A child receives a vaccination as part of the start of the seasonal flu vaccination cam

    Women, babies at risk as COVID-19 disrupts health services, World Bank warns

    Millions of women and children in poor countries are at risk because the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting health services they rely on, from ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the 11th Democr

    More than 300 lawmakers urge IMF, World Bank to cancel poor countries' debt

    Over 300 lawmakers from around the world on Wednesday urged the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to cancel the debt of the poorest ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during a conference hosted by the Vat

    IMF, World Bank leaders praise G20 debt relief initiative

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank David Malpass on Wednesday praised a new G20 debt relief ...
  5. French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire at the Bercy Finance Ministry in Paris

    Global creditors agree debt relief for poor countries hit by pandemic

    Major international creditors will suspend debt payments this year for the world's poorest countries, who will be hit hardest by the rapidly ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: A woman wears a protective face mask as she waits to get her change after buying fruits

    Africa's web of creditors complicates coronavirus debt relief

    Africa is crying out for debt relief to weather a perfect storm of coronavirus, plummeting oil and commodity prices, mounting budget deficits and ...