Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP)
Frequently Asked Questions
The World Bank
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Washington, DC, 20433, USA
The Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) unit of the Human Development (HD) Network assists staff with accessing the Network's knowledge resources. If you are not a World Bank staff member, please refer to the answers to frequently asked questions below.
Q. Where can I find information on jobs and scholarships?
A. The Bank’s institutional FAQs web site has a section for Jobs. The World Bank Institute’s Scholarships site has information, including how to apply. For consulting opportunities, please visit the Consulting section of the Business Center web site.
Q. Where can I find about the Bank's grant programs for NGOs?
A. The Small Grants web site has a section for funding resources. The Development Marketplace has a list of funding sources as well.
Q. Where can I find resources for my research project in health-related areas?
A. In addition to the appropriate topic pages and our Data and Statistics web site, please visit the Documents and Reports database where you can access 14,000 project documents, publications and other reports. Many documents are available in PDF. World Bank Institute’s web site for researchers has additional links.
Q. Can the World Bank Group provide financing for my company to do business in a developing country?
A. International Finance Corporation (IFC) is the private sector development arm of the World Bank Group and provides funding for private sector projects in developing countries. For information on how to apply for financing, please click here.
Q. Where can I access information on World Bank projects?
A. Please visit our Projects & Policies site and/or Projects database which allows you to conduct a more in-depth search of specific projects. You can see what the Bank has been doing in some major topic areas on the Issue Briefs page.
Q. Where can I get information on health-related conferences and other upcoming events?
A. To access information on upcoming learning events in the area of health and AIDS, please visit the World Bank Institute’s Learning web site. Please also check with the Bank’s Events Calendar as well. Participation to some events is by invitation only.