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How Guinea is strengthening its health system in the wake of Ebola

District teams from the Conakry region of Guinea work together to identify priority health system challenges and develop corrective action plans for improvements. © Results for Development/Meredith Klein

Getting to know Augustin Flory: Q&A with R4D’s new nutrition lead

Augustin Flory, Results for Development's new managing director of nutrition, speaks on innovative financing for nutrition during the World Bank's 2017 Spring Meetings.

Innovative financing: Four lessons other sectors can learn from education

A teacher conducts a class at the Jagganathpur Government Primary School in Mowlovibazar, Bangladesh. © Asian Development Bank


By Nicholas Burnett and Tara Hill

New tool to visualize funding gaps for nutrition

Results for Development, in partnership with the World Bank and 1,000 Days, just launched Investing in Nutrition, a new website that helps global leaders, policymakers and donors visualize the gap in global nutrition spending and advocate for greater investment.

Inch by inch: Bringing development solutions for women, by women, to scale

© Uno A La Vez

A woman’s role in the world around her is multifaceted—forward-thinking innovators recognize this and are creating new approaches that support and nurture women’s impact on their families, communities and overall society.

Unfinished Business: We have achieved a great deal for global education, but there is much more to be done

Children learning through play in a rural Zimbabwe school supported by Nhaka Foundation. Nhaka Foundation is one of several promising early childhood development (ECD) programs profiled on R4D's Center for Education Innovations. © Nhaka Foundation


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