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The World Bank Group consists of five organizations:
, emerging markets and developing economies. According to the Global Economic Prospects, in 2016 commodity exporters in these economies grew more slowly than commodity importers did.
Jim Yong Kim became the 12th president of the World Bank Group on July 1, 2012.
Systematic activities to prevent or cure health problems and promote good health in humans are undertaken by health care providers. Applications with regard to animal health are covered by the veterinary sciences.
A medical doctor by training, Gaston Sorgho received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He joined the World Bank in 1999 and has since worked all over Africa, spending several years as a Senior Public Health Specialist in the country offices of Cote d’Ivoire and Mali. From 2005 to 2009, he joined World Bank Institute (WBI) in Washington DC to teach courses on health sector reform and Results Based Financing. Gaston Sorgho has also served more than 15 years at the Ministry of Health in Burkina Faso.
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