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Towards a Transformative and Disruptive Action to Accelerate Efforts to End HIV in Children, Adolescents, and Families: Informing the UNAIDS Strategy beyond 2021

UNAIDS’ past and current strategies mobilized leadership, built initiatives, and scaled up innovations to respond to HIV among children and adolescents. However, instead of using 2020 to charge towards achievement of the fast track targets for children and youth, our pace has slowed and our resolve has weakened. We need UNAIDS’ political advocacy to prioritize [more…]

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Adolescent Health and Well-being Webinars

Building the capacity of young people is critical to realizing the promise of the Sustaining Development Goals (SDGs) and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health. Adolescents and young people are uniquely positioned to be effective advocates to hold their governments accountable for the delivery of promises, policies and programs that affect their [more…]

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COVID-19 y salud materna, perinatal y anticoncepción: Recomendaciones con base a las nuevas evidencias

Para conmemorar el Día Internacional de Acción por la Salud de las Mujeres, el GTR le invita a un panel virtual sobre nuevas evidencias y recomendaciones clínicas y programáticas interinas para brindar servicios de salud materna, perinatal y anticoncepción de calidad a las mujeres y sus recién nacidos en el marco de la pandemia de [more…]

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Improving Health Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Improving Health Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This open access book, produced under the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project, is a collection of 12 case studies capturing decades of experience improving health care and outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. Each case study is written by healthcare managers and providers who have implemented health improvement projects using [more…]

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Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide

Applying nutrition-sensitive agriculture continues to challenge development practitioners all over the world. USAID Advancing Nutrition recently finalized the Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide—a facilitator’s guide with accompanying slides and handouts for a 3-day workshop for newly awarded USAID-funded agriculture projects. In this webinar, the USAID Advancing Nutrition team was joined by the Feed the Future Rwanda [more…]

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La salud sexual y reproductiva en tiempos de COVID-19: Evidencias, perspectiva y desafíos en América Latina y el Caribe

Los objetivos de este seminario web fueron presentar la situación de la salud materna, sexual y reproductiva, en los países de Latinoamérica y del Caribe, en el contexto de COVID-19, exponer las recomendaciones de la OPS/OMS para mitigar el riesgo de COVID-19, proveer servicios de salud sexual y reproductiva (SSR) esenciales y brindar una plataforma [more…]

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Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN) Country Research and Policy

ICAN aims to build country capacity in the generation and use of cost evidence for sustainable and predictable financing for immunization. ICAN’s four member countries – India, Indonesia, Tanzania, and Vietnam – generated evidence to address the challenges at the top of their health and immunization financing agendas. The research summary for each country includes [more…]

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Preventing Maternal Death in Latin America and the Caribbean: Perspectives from the Caribbean

Every year in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), more than 7,300 women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. While there have been significant improvements in maternal health in the region, the large majority of these deaths are preventable. In 2003, the GTR (Regional Task Force for the Reduction of Maternal Mortality) led [more…]

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Panorama de la Situación de la Morbilidad y Mortalidad Maternas América Latina y el Caribe: Perspectivas de la Región

Cada año en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), más de 7,300 mujeres mueren de las complicaciones relacionadas con el embarazo y el parto. Aun logros positivos en la salud materna en la región, la gran mayoría de estas muertes se pueden prevenir. En 2003, el GTR (Grupo de Trabajo Regional para la Reducción de [more…]

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