Health, Nutrition and Population


The WBG’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice provides financing, state-of-the-art analysis, and policy advice to help countries expand access to quality, affordable health care. It also prioritizes protecting people from falling into poverty or becoming poorer due to illness; and promoting investments in all sectors that form the foundation of healthy societies.

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The Kaleidoscope Effect


By offering a new perspective, evaluation can provide insights that might otherwise have been missed.

What does that have to do with evaluation? Many of us will remember kaleidoscopes from when we were children. Maybe you’ve given one to your daughter or your nephew? These simple devices allowed you to turn the world upside down while standing still. Their popularity -€“ at least when I was young -€“ make the point that seeing something familiar in a new way often requires changing our perspective.