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World Bank Pledges $700 Million toward Women and Children's Health to reach Millennium Development Goals

Jessica Rivera

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a buzz word in the development community, but are they actually achievable?

Today’s $700 million announcement comes on top of a September 2010 World Bank pledge to provide $600 million in IDA results-based financing for MDGs 4 and 5 by 2015; the World Bank has delivered on that pledge two years ahead of schedule.

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