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

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
4 Minute Read
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.
Colombian mother hugging child

Joining Forces to Strengthen the Health and Social Services Systems

Wanda Jaskiewicz
August 28, 2019
4 Minute Read
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.

Critical Role of Female Community Health Workers Warrants Recognition

Nina Kanakarajavelu
August 15, 2019
4 Minute Read
Female community health workers are essential to reaching underserved segments of the population, especially in weaker health systems, yet they do not always receive the professional recognition and support they deserve.

Collaboration for Disability-Inclusive Health Care: Now’s Our Moment

Andrew Tuttle
May 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
Andrew Tuttle argues that the time is ripe for the development and health sectors in the United Kingdom — and beyond — to partner to advance disability-inclusive health care across the globe.

A Voice for Midwives is a Voice for Progress

Emma Clark
May 3, 2019
2 Minute Read
A certified nurse-midwife, Emma Clark shares her thoughts on why midwives matter and why "investments in midwives are investments in our future."

Partnering with Faith-based Organizations to Achieve Health for All

Samantha Law
March 19, 2019
4 Minute Read
Faith-based organizations deliver more than 30 percent of health services across sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform. Without meaningful engagement with this community, we jeopardize our pursuit of health for all.
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
3 Minute Read
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.