The World Bank blogs provide an excellent resource to learn about the work the Bank is doing and other aspects of development. Whether it is Development Impact or Africa Can End Poverty there is a wealth of information from experts on a variety of topics. A new blog, launched this week, Investing in Health, focuses directly on health system strengthening, using maternal and child health as an example of why health systems matter:
So to start the conversation, please take just 2 minutes to watch this video (French/Spanish) [embedded below] and meet our brand new baby Maya. Maya shows us that it takes lots of things for a baby to be born healthy and thrive. It takes a health system, which includes investments in all of the different sectors that impact health (education, infrastructure, clean water, and roads, to name just a few).