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The Next Pandemic: Three Ways to Prepare

Jamey Butcher | Dr. Mariam Reda
July 9, 2020
4 Minute Read
COVID-19 has overwhelmed health systems in countries like the United States, Brazil, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. We must act now to mitigate the potentially catastrophic impacts on many developing countries where cases are swiftly increasing.
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Psychosocial Support for Children Counters the Legacy of Violent Extremism in Syria

Michele Bradford | Mayss Al Zoubi
July 1, 2020
2 Minute Read
Exposure to violent and radical ISIS ideologies has damaged Syrian children’s mental health. In areas touched by violent extremism, transforming classrooms into mental health positive spaces that deliver psychosocial support can kickstart the healing process.

The Work You May Not Know You’re Doing and How To Do It Better

Stacia George | Heather Seeley
June 30, 2020
5 Minute Read
Stacia George and Heather Seeley explore why security sector reform is key to every development project, how you may be enacting reform without knowing it, and how to do more to integrate best practices into your project for more effective and just security sector wherever you work.

An Ambitious HIV Goal within Reach

Emma Dominguez | Dandan Luo | Maria Fernanda Castro
June 25, 2020
< 1 Minute Read
Working together to improve HIV health outcomes by strengthening global health supply chains, transforming the health workforce, and building resilient communities.

Lead with Data: A Practical Tool to Design and Implement Market Systems Programming

Elizabeth Fustos | Amy Ostrander
June 17, 2020
< 1 Minute Read
How do you ensure your project team understands and can implement a systems-thinking approach to market systems development? Elizabeth Fustos and Amy Ostrander provide a promising framework and explore how one project used it for success.

Safe Blood: The Forgotten Commodity for Maternal, Newborn Health

Dr. Adaeze Oreh
June 12, 2020
5 Minute Read
Blood products are critical, but persistently overlooked in the quest for ending preventable maternal mortality. Dr. Adaeze Oreh addresses the need for the global community to act now to combat these issues.

3 Questions with Antonio Mussa: Cyclones, COVID-19, and Antimalarial Interventions

Antonio Mussa
June 11, 2020
4 Minute Read
Disruptive events like COVID-19 and natural disasters take the spotlight away from other harmful diseases like malaria. Antonio Mussa explores parallels from these events in Mozambique.

News: Chemonics and University of Notre Dame Tackle Global Development Challenges in New Partnership


May 19, 2020
3 Minute Read
Evolving partnership connects master’s degree students and their professors with international development professionals to explore solutions for community natural resource management, private sector engagement, and beyond.