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…]

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Grant Management Solutions Success Stories

In the course of almost 10 years of operation, GMS progressively refined its approach to organizing and implementing short-term technical supported, and has consequently identified the ingredients or best practices it considers to be essential to producing high-quality short-term technical support for grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). [more…]

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Domestic Resource Mobilization: Country Strategies to Enhance Health Funding

All recent global financing analyses show significant gaps in funding to meet the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), along with declining donor funding. This situation starkly highlights the need for more domestic resource mobilization (DRM) as well as efficient use of current resources. Attention to DRM is especially urgent during [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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My Event Moved Online, Now What? Adapting Knowledge Exchange Activities for Virtual Platforms

Are you suddenly moving an event or working group meeting to a virtual platform? Wondering how to adapt the in-person, participatory agenda you spent so much time planning? Knowledge exchange, or peer-to-peer learning, is a powerful way to share best practices, reflect on lessons learned, and encourage collaboration. Many people think of “knowledge exchange” as [more…]

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Implementing MEL in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tools, Ideas & Reflections

FHI 360 and Mathematica Policy Research hosted a webinar discussing monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the guiding principles and key questions to consider when revising activities and targets. The presentation offers up a decision tree for selecting appropriate modes of data collection with a discussion of some [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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