Staff from the USAID DELIVER project write about how they’re teaching logistics skills to Ghana’s nurses and pharmacists on the front lines of the supply chain.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT is training youth leaders in data based decision-making to help break down barriers that prevent people from accessing contraceptives.
Improving Services through Technology and Innovation is a new publication out from JSI and World Education, highlighting the new technologies our projects are using to make a difference in education and health systems and, ultimately, people’s lives. Scroll through an overview of the innovations here and click on an image to visit the project page, … Continue reading “23 Tech Innovations for Health and Education”
Many of our clients learn about family planning from routine visits to rural health facilities. The health workers in this facility help patients and their families choose appropriate contraception methods and teach new clients how to use these methods correctly.
In the world today, more people live in urban than in rural communities, more people are overweight than are underweight, and more people die from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) than from infections.
Each year an estimated 74.4 million unintended pregnancies occur in the developing world; primarily among women who had an unmet need for effective contraception.
Sharing experiences across projects, organizations, and countries is essential to supporting smart design of new mobile projects, and adaptation of existing platforms.
Public health specialists in developing nations are urgently seeking innovative ways to stretch resources to provide more results. Performance-based financing (PBF) has gained prominence as a possible solution because of its emphasis on paying for results rather than inputs. The basis of PBF is that cash or non-monetary benefits are offered in return for measurable actions or the achievement of a defined target.
Over the past three years, the United States government has made an unprecedented investment in supply chain management and logistics to improve access to family planning across Pakistan. The result has been a huge improvement in the lives of Pakistani women and children of Pakistan.
Malaria continues to be one of the leading causes of child deaths around the world, despite the availability of low cost interventions to prevent those deaths. According to USAID, the disease causes an estimated 700,000 deaths annually, with nearly 90% of the illness and death caused by malaria occurring among children under five years of … Continue reading “Delivering Nets to those who Need them Most”