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Community Conversations on Vaccines Podcast

Immunization Advocates’ podcast, Community Conversations on Vaccines, explores issues related to vaccines and immunization in low- and middle-income countries through interviews with on-the-ground professionals in those communities, including health workers and journalists. The hosts for the podcast are Vince Blaser, Director of Immunization Advocates, and Francesca Montalto, Associate of Vaccine Acceptance and Demand. Preview the [more…]


Effects of COVID-19 on Essential MNCHN/FP/RH Care and the Strategies and Adaptations Emerging in Response: Rapid Evidence Summary

This rapid evidence summary reviews emerging evidence of the effects of COVID-19 on provision and demand of essential maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition, family planning, and reproductive health (MNCHN/FP/RH) care, the strategies and adaptations emerging in response, and their effects. An accompanying policy brief offers recommendations for MOMENTUM awards and USAID Missions to [more…]


Seizing the Moment: Providing faster access to quality medical products during COVID-19 and beyond

The need for strong pharmaceutical systems and supply chains has never been so clear, nor so urgent. MSH, in partnership with Deloitte, hosted the webinar ‘Seizing the moment: Providing faster access to quality medical products during COVID-19 and beyond.’ Experts in health supply chain management, pharmaceutical services, and health technologies discussed novel approaches emerging from [more…]


Regulation of COVID-19 Medical Products Infographic

COVID-19 has triggered an urgent need for new medical products, including vaccines, medicines, diagnostics, personal protective equipment (PPE), and other medical devices such as those that deliver oxygen. As researchers rush to develop these products and clinicians plan for their delivery and safe use, national regulatory authorities play an essential public health role in ensuring [more…]


UHC 2030 Guidance document to assess a healthcare arena under stress

In recent years, a great deal of debate and rhetoric in global health has focused on the importance of health systems strengthening (HSS), especially in fragile situations. The ways policy-makers conceptualize HSS are, however, multiple and confusing. The goal of the guidance is to help professionals involved in the assessment of health systems under stress [more…]