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Can We Actually Think and Work Politically?

Robert Brookes | Susan Kemp
February 28, 2019
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Robert Brookes and Susan Kemp advocate for collective action to change how we do development and accelerate progress toward development goals.
Health Worker, HRH2030

“Imagine All the People” Living Healthy Lives: Personal Reflections on Themes from HSR2018

Rachel Deussom
November 16, 2018
4 Minute Read
The recent Symposium on Health Systems Research called on global health professionals to think critically about what it will take to achieve the dream of health for all. Rachel Deussom believes primary health care services that espouse health promotion and prevention are the way.

News: Advancing Health for All at the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

October 4, 2018
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During the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Chemonics health experts are joining more than 2,000 delegates to discuss new ways of financing health care, delivering services, and advancing universal health-care coverage.
Cameroonian woman with her infant

Maternal Mortality Review Committees Ask “Why” to Prevent Maternal Deaths

Emma Clark
September 27, 2018
3 Minute Read
About 300,000 women die during and following childbirth and pregnancy each year. Maternal mortality review committees provide a chance to learn from these tragedies and prevent future deaths by digging down to root causes.

News: GHSC-PSM’s Latest Report Shows Strong and Steady On-time Delivery Rates, Expansion of In-country Presence to 33 Field Offices

September 19, 2018
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The most recent quarterly report of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, implemented by a Chemonics-led consortium, shows the project achieving strong and steady on-time delivery of lifesaving health commodities, expanding its in-country presence to 33 field offices, and meeting global health objectives through its support for a new first-line antiretroviral drug (ARV) regimen.

3 Questions with Kesaobaka Dikgole: Delivering Differently for HIV Clients in Botswana

Kesaobaka Dikgole
August 21, 2018
4 Minute Read
With high caseloads and a limited number of healthcare staff, countries like Botswana need innovative ways to bring HIV care services closer to where people live and work. Kesaobaka Dikgole discusses the role of differentiated care models in strengthening the health system.
A woman holds a baby

International Day of the Midwife: Promoting Diversity to Reduce Disparities in Maternal Health

Rachel Deussom
May 4, 2018
3 Minute Read
Only one-third of the poorest mothers deliver with a midwife compared to 90 percent of the richest in low- and middle-income countries. How can we help all women to have a safe childbirth experience? Rachel Deussom shares five recommendations.