Rwanda Digital Health and Traceability Implementation

Rwanda has made many gains in information communications technology infrastructure over the past few years. While these health information systems have improved in efficiency, there are still gaps to close in the supply chain that impact interoperability, data analytics, end-to-end data visibility, product verification, and traceability.

Gender and Health

Chemonics is committed to building gender-responsive and gender-transformative programming by understanding and addressing the context-specific social norms, power structures, and limitations on access to resources that impact people and communities.

2022 Health Systems Research Conference

The Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2022) took place in Bogota, Colombia from October 31 – November 4, 2022. It brought together approximately 2,000 health systems researchers, policymakers and practitioners from around the world around the theme of the Symposium – Health Systems Performance in the Political Agenda: Sharing lessons for current and…

Bangladesh AUHC Project Fact Sheet

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Advancing Universal Health Coverage (AUHC) Activity is a five-year, research and development project designed to transform the Surjer Hashi Network (SHN)—formerly known as Smiling Sun—into a sustainable, gender-sensitive, and pro-poor social enterprise aiming to provide quality and affordable health services for the population of Bangladesh. The AUHC…

Chemonics at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting

The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting is the premier international forum for exchanging scientific advances in tropical medicine, hygiene, and global health. It draws health professionals from the development community, government, private sector, academia, and others from around the globe.  This year, our team of Chemonics professionals joined in the first ASTMH…

Improving Lives through Access to High-Quality Family Planning

Access to high-quality voluntary family planning enables individuals, couples, and families to improve their sexual and reproductive health, transforming their lives while contributing to their communities’ economic growth and resilience. Yet more than 200 million women who want to avoid pregnancy lack access to modern contraceptive methods. This limits their ability to decide whether to…

Tajikistan: Building Resilience into the Oxygen Supply Chain

When COVID-19 hit Tajikistan in early 2020, it soon became clear that supplemental oxygen would be the most essential life-saving treatment for those who fell severely ill. Tajikistan’s health system, like many in lower- and middle-income countries, was unprepared to meet the needs of COVID-19 patients. In India, for example, people formed long queues outside…

Strengthening Human Resources for Health

Chemonics builds capacity and enables stakeholders at all levels of the health system to design, plan, implement, and monitor evidence-driven service delivery activities. We develop strategic local and international partnerships, invest in health and information systems, and establish a culture of data use to strengthen communities to identify and address health system challenges.