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Integrated and multi-sectoral approaches that address the most critical health challenges
Healthy populations with access to high-quality health services lead longer and more productive lives, resulting in stronger and more financially secure families, communities, and countries. To maximize our health impact, Chemonics takes an integrated, multi-sectoral approach to strengthening health systems by working with national and local governments, local NGOs, and the private sector. With the ultimate goal of making sustainable improvements to the health sector, we focus on building in-country leadership capacity, strengthening organizations, and promoting policies and innovative financing solutions that enable the health sector to meet the needs of its clients. 
 

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    Ellen Eiseman​​Ellen Eiseman is a public health professional who has focused on capacity building, training, and organization development for more than 30 years. Her technical and supervisory experience has included working in more than 25 countries in both the public and private sector and all levels of the health care system helping NGOs, Ministries of Health, Hospitals, and Clinics improve the quality of the services they deliver. As a home-office Director, Ms. Eiseman oversaw the Peru Quality Healthcare Project which provided technical assistance to the government of Peru's health sector to improve the quality of health services and successfully completed its work in June 2013. Prior to managing the quality healthcare project, she was chief of party on the Mozambique FORTE Saúde project to strengthen the Ministry of Health and director of the Population, Health, and Nutrition Technical Assistance Support (TASC) 2 contract. Before joining Chemonics, Ms. Eiseman worked with Pathfinder International, EngenderHealth, Management Sciences for Health, and American Medical International in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia to improve health care management, provide effective public-health related trainings, and develop institutional strengthening programs. She holds an M.S.O.D in organization development from American University/NTL, an M.P.H. in health education from the University of California Los Angeles, and a B.A. in Hispanic Civilizations from the University of California Santa Barbara. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese. Read more

    Amjad ZaimAmjad Zaim is a health information technology specialist with over 16 years of experience in managing healthcare IT systems and supporting the development of medical data processing programs. He has led the startup of three successful companies in the IT and healthcare fields, and published numerous studies on topics including robotic surgery and biometric security with research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Zaim is currently the Chief of Party of the Palestinian Health Sector Reform and Development Project, an $85 million USAID-funded project in the West Bank and Gaza that is currently focused on developing a comprehensive health information system for hospitals and clinics throughout the West Bank. He holds two M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and a Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Toledo. Read more

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