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The world needs a new way to track nutrition funding

Results for Development is working in Rajasthan, India, to determine how much is being spent on critical nutrition programs, including those that support breastfeeding mothers, and where additional resources are most urgently needed. © Bartosz Hadyniak

Q&A: An inside look at Ghana’s efforts to reform its health system and provide high-quality, affordable health care to all

Dr. Chris Atim (R) presents a final version of the report, Proposed Redesign and Restructuring of the National Health Insurance Scheme, to Ghana's then-minister of health, Alex Segbefia (L), in September 2016. © The Daily Graphic/Rebecca Quaicoe Duho

Getting to know Amy Black: Q&A with R4D's new education lead


[Editor's Note: On March 1, 2017, Amy Black joined Results for Development (R4D), as the executive vice president of education. Black succeeded former managing director, Nicholas Burnett.

Top 10 stories from 2016

With another year under our belts, we’re looking back at our top blog posts from 2016. From the power of market shaping in reducing maternal deaths to early childhood development to open government and malnutrition in India, these posts pack practical information from our work in more than 55 countries to help people escape poverty and reach their full potential.


Reading, learning, failing and adapting: These are a few of my favorite things

A mother reads to her child using Worldreader's Read to Kids app on her mobile phone. ©Worldreader


How to beat malnutrition? Collaborate across sectors

Shri Rajendra Rathore, Minister of Medical, Health and Family welfare in Rajasthan, India, addresses malnutrition at a policy event In Jaipur, organized by Results for Development and Budget Analysis Rajasthan Centre. © Results for Development


Turning health systems research and evidence into country action

Country representatives of the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage attend a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, to discuss accreditation as an engine for improving the quality of health care. © Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage