Boosting immunization reach through private sector engagement

Immunization is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions available, saving millions of lives every year, according to the World Health Organization. The private sector plays a critical role in ensuring efficient vaccine roll-out in many MOMENTUM partner countries, helping to curb the spread of preventable infectious diseases and keep communities and countries healthy. [more…]

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The Health Systems Podcast

The Health Systems Podcast, created by the USAID Local Health System Sustainability (LHSS) project, brings you conversations on what’s working in health systems strengthening approaches and what issues are shaping health systems in countries around the world. The podcast shares learning from LHSS’s work toward a future in which all people have access to affordable, [more…]

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Couple-Based Approaches in Reproductive Health: Implications for Global Policy, Practice, and Research

Couple-focused interventions are a potentially valuable strategy to address the concerns of First Time Parents and accelerate progress toward achieving reproductive health goals. This extensive technical report and summary brief by Evidence to Action (E2A) comprises three core components—a literature review, a global reproductive health policy analysis, and key informant interviews—that explore the extent to [more…]

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Global Health Compassion Rounds Webinars

The Global Health Compassion Rounds are a quarterly gathering of a global community to share experiences, challenge ideas, and spark thinking on compassion in global health hosted by The Task Force for Global Health. We explore the role of compassion in health systems, programs, and service delivery. Each webinar centers on a specific theme that [more…]

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The BMJ Podcast

The BMJ, in partnership with The Harvard Global Health Institute, has launched a collection of articles exploring how to achieve effective universal health coverage (UHC). The collection highlights the importance of quality in UHC, potential finance models, how best to incentivise stakeholders, and some of the barriers to true UHC. Here are some of our [more…]

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Leveraging Digital Financial Services to Advance Universal Health Coverage Webinar

Advances in digital technology have created opportunities to expand financial protection and improve health system performance and service quality. Yet there has been limited evidence of whether and how digital financial services (DFS) impact health system utilization and performance, and financial protection for beneficiaries. This webinar, hosted by the USAID LHSS Project, presents new global [more…]

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Advancing Health Systems in low-and-middle-income countries podcast

Welcome to the “Advancing Health Systems in low-and-middle-income countries” podcast. This podcast mini-series is part of the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project, a large health system strengthening project funded by USAID and led by Abt Associates that ended in 2018. This series will explore topics in health finance and governance, and delve into how [more…]

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Vira, the Vax Chatbox
VIRA Vax chat

COVID-19 vaccination is lagging in young adults nationally. Vira, the Vax Chatbot is designed to support and meet young people where they are with simple answers to common COVID-19 vaccine questions. Vira is adaptive, learning by listening to your questions and feedback to help scientists respond to emerging questions. Vira was developed by the International [more…]

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Key Insights for First-Time Parent Programs
First Time Parents

Evidence To Action (E2A), led by Pathfinder International, shares eight insights garnered from our experience designing and implementing programming for First-Time Parents (FTPs), highlighting the most important lessons learned across our projects. Each insight provides background on the issues involved, including the specific challenges or opportunities that are unique to FTPs and key points to [more…]

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Couple-Focused Interventions: A Theory of Change
Couple Focused Theory of Change resource

Couple-focused interventions are a potentially valuable strategy to address the concerns of First-Time Parents and accelerate progress toward achieving reproductive health goals. In this technical report, Evidence To Action (E2A), led by Pathfinder International, builds on the findings of their recent literature review, “Couple-Based Approaches in Reproductive Health: Implications for Global Policy, Practice, and Research.” [more…]

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