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Communities Together —Accelerating Uptake of Promising New HIV/AIDS Medicines

Nagesh Borse
December 6, 2019
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With potential new HIV treatment options on the horizon, how can a successful transition between regimens be secured at a country and local level? Drawing on our USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project’s recent role in the transition to TLD – the currently preferred first-line ARV – we share some advice.

What Do Women Want? Clean Toilets in Healthcare Facilities

Rachel Deussom | Scott Ackerson | Stephanie Bowen
November 19, 2019
4 Minute Read
This World Toilet Day, we highlight the essential role of clean and working toilets in expanding access to water, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare facilities, ensuring dignified births and high-quality care for all mothers, babies, and families.

Flying the Last Mile — Integrating Cargo Drones into Health Supply Chains

Manisha Aryal | Scott Dubin
November 12, 2019
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Are drones the key to moving life-saving supplies, picking up lab samples for diagnosis, and even testing results on return flights? Manisha Aryal and Scott Dubin share insights.

Ready. Set. Prepared: How the One Health Approach Strengthens National Epidemic Response

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
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A unilateral sector approach is insufficient in the face of epidemics that don’t respect borders or species. USAID’s HRH2030 One Health activity facilitates multisectoral coordination and collaboration to increase local capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to epidemic threats.

Development Works Here with Muhammad Tariq

Muhammad Tariq
October 24, 2019
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Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.

How Can the Development Community Best Support PEPFAR’s Transition to Local Partnerships?

Brian Rettmann | Emma Dominguez
October 2, 2019
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What does building resiliency in HIV programming mean? Chemonics' Brian Rettmann and Emma Dominguez explain why ensuring local partners have the data, capacity, and tools is critical to effectively managing and monitoring the HIV response.

News: Chemonics Explores Practical Applications of Health Systems Thinking in Action


September 24, 2019
3 Minute Read
Chemonics hosted a two-part panel series exploring health systems thinking in global health programming. The first panel took a critical look at health systems thinking on March 14, 2019. The second panel, described below, explored the practical applications
Colombian mother hugging child

Joining Forces to Strengthen the Health and Social Services Systems

Wanda Jaskiewicz
August 28, 2019
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Integrating social and health services facilitates coordination and contributes to stronger health systems. Some countries are already integrating these services to protect children against abuse and nourish their environment.
Women's group meeting in Mali

Women’s Groups Leading the Way Towards Self-Reliance in Mali

William Tuleu
August 20, 2019
4 Minute Read
Rural women’s groups in Mali are proving that community health systems get stronger when national-level interventions are paired with community-level capacity building to make communities self-reliant.