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…]

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Adolescent Family Planning and Sexual & Reproductive Health: A Health Systems Perspective
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Two areas of our work have evolved significantly in recent years—health systems and AYSRH-responsive services. In response to these changes, it is an opportunity to bring together these two important fields. It’s time to answer the call of young people for health systems that are more responsive to their diverse needs. In this webinar, hear [more…]

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The Implementation of the TRIPS Agreement By Least Developed Countries Webinar

The World Trade Organization’s agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) has established common minimum standards of patent protection across the globe. Countries had different transition periods to adapt to international rules according to their level of development. Least Developed Countries (LDCs) had an extended period to start applying TRIPS and patent protection [more…]

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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…]

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Patterns & Meaning Podcast

The Patterns & Meaning Podcast features thought-provoking conversations with health professionals from across Africa who are at the front lines of providing care in their communities but are often left out of global health conversations and decision-making. Through their stories, we find meaning in patterns; connect history to the present; and illuminate the way forward [more…]

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PharmacoVigilance Monitoring System

The PharmacoVigilance Monitoring System (PViMS) is a web-based application used by clinicians, regulatory bodies, and implementing partners to monitor the safety of medicines. PViMS enables the implementation of active surveillance activities in LMICs by addressing the entire data collection, data analysis, and reporting process. This allows decision makers to identify potential adverse events related to [more…]

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How a different kind of virus has accelerated the uptake of digital platforms in FP/RH
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There is growing evidence that digital technologies can be used to support health systems and providers, and link clients to information and services. The COVID-19 pandemic has pressed fast-forward on the use of these technologies across the globe to help address both supply- and demand-side challenges in family planning and reproductive health and rights (FP/RH). [more…]

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Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database
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The Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database provides a comprehensive listing of the most widely used indicators for evaluating family planning and reproductive health programs in developing countries. The database contains definitions, data requirements, data sources, purposes, and issues for core indicators along with links to other websites and documents containing additional family planning [more…]

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Leveraging Public Financial Management for Better Health Video Podcasts

The WHO organized a webinar series of public financial management (PFM) in health issues. The series included six sessions on key PFM topics – from budget formulation, to budget execution and monitoring – and involved a range of well-established experts from WHO, World Bank, OECD, International Budget Partnership and Results for Development, as well as [more…]

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