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Manager Samantha Law

Samantha Law is a manager with Chemonics’ Global Health Division and serves as gender lead on the USAID HRH2030 (Human Resources for Health in 2030) program.

by Samantha Law


3 Takeaways from Testing the Gender Competency Framework in Ethiopia

This post was adapted from a post that originally appeared on the USAID HRH2030 program’s website. Gender sensitivity is often overlooked in the slew of daily health care inquiries directed to service providers. And yet, gender norms—how a society ascribes day-to-day roles, rights, and responsibilities to women and men—play a significant role in client-provider interactions. Reproductive…

Partnering with Faith-based Organizations to Achieve Health for All

To achieve health for all, the global health community needs the participation of everyone working in the health system: public, private, or not-for-profit. Often global health programming focuses on public sector health systems. But, by some accounts, faith-based organizations deliver between 30 and 70 percent of health services across sub-Saharan Africa. To provide equitable and accessible health services…

3 Questions with Samantha Law on the Importance of Creating a Gender-Competent Health Workforce

This post was adapted from one that originally appeared on the USAID Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) program’s website. Samantha Law is a manager with Chemonics’ Global Health Division and serves as gender lead on USAID HRH2030. People and organizations work daily to augment the voices and rights of women around the globe. There…

Empowering Health Workers to #BeBoldforChange

This blog post originally appeared on the HRH2030 program website. When we think about gender and human resources for health (HRH), we typically think about the challenges women face to fully participate in the workforce. Are women able to enter pre-service education institutions — and complete their courses of study — at the same rate…