Posts Tagged ‘USAID’

Global Health Mini-University 2018

Organized by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Milken Institute School of Public Health October 22, 2018 Washington, DC MORE INFORMATION The Mini-University is an annual, day-long forum that brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of Global Health areas. The Mini-U offers a variety of presentations highlighting…

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ASSIST Legacy Webinar Series: Strengthening Health Systems to Achieve Better Outcomes

Organized by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ASSIST Project September 12 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT Webinar MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION (MORE INFORMATION ON DATES & TIMES BELOW) Since 2012, USAID has funded the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project to improve health care service delivery, strengthen health…

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Buy Quality Oxytocin, Keep It Cold – An Advocacy Messaging Framework For Maternal and Child Health Advocates

ACCESS THE ADVOCACY MESSAGING FRAMEWORK Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)—or excessive bleeding after childbirth—is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide, and oxytocin is the first-line drug of choice for prevention and treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends oxytocin for PPH prevention and treatment, and it was included as one of the 13 priority, lifesaving health…

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Innovative Financing to Achieve Impact in Global Health

Organized by UBS Optimus Foundation and United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact February 8 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM UBS Offices, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor New York, New York MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Join UBS Optimus Foundation and United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s…

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Global Health Council Commends the Confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green to Lead USAID

Washington, DC (August 4, 2017) – Global Health Council (GHC) welcomes the confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green to serve as the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Yesterday, the Senate unanimously approved Ambassador Green’s nomination. “Ambassador Green brings years of experience and a deep understanding of the critical role the United States…

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New Report Examines NGO Engagement in U.S. Global Health Efforts

A new Kaiser Family Foundation report finds 135 different U.S.-based non-government organizations (NGOs) received U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funding in 2013 to implement U.S. global health programs on the ground. The report aims to shed light on the extent of the role of NGOs in carrying out U.S. global health programs. Ninety-one percent…

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Site Visit to Lyantonde: Life and Health Improve (2/2)

This is a guest post, written by Bob Leone, Lead, Outreach and Communications, Global Health Fellows Program II, a program led by the Public Health Institute.  This is the second of two posts, you can find the first here. The elementary school students in Lyantonde, Uganda, some as young as seven or eight, are dressed…

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