Strengthening Country Capacity to Prepare for Public Health Emergencies

Changes in our climate are contributing to changes in vector ecology, amplifying the risk of epidemics and pandemics from both endemic and emerging infectious disease agents. In addition, the threat of bioterrorism continues to pervade across the globe. Global health, however, security cannot be achieved without the creation of equitable, resilient, and efficient health systems…

World AIDS Day 2023: Remembering and Committing to End AIDS

In commemoration of the 35th World AIDS Day themed “World AIDS Day 35: Remember and Commit,” Chemonics reflects on three and a half decades supporting the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Join us in reflecting on milestones and committing to the ongoing journey by clicking on the interactive experience below!

Managing Health Supply Chain Risk Through Strategic Outsourcing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Private sector engagement in public health supply chains increases market competitivity, improves efficiency and allows for cost reduction, while enabling ministries of health to focus on their core competencies and become stewards of their supply chain operations. This paper, published in the Henry Stewart Publications Journal  of Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Procurement, highlights best…

Strengthening Laboratory Capacity for Malaria Diagnosis

In malaria-endemic countries, timely and accurate malaria diagnosis is essential for effective case management. To strengthen laboratory services and malaria diagnosis, the Mozambique Integrated Malaria Program (IMaP), a five-year USAID-funded project led by Chemonics International Inc., implemented a variety of capacity building activities.

Strengthening Health Management Information Systems to Improve Malaria Decision-Making

Limited use of data for decision-making has been one of the barriers to reducing malaria morbidity, mortality, and parasitemia in Mozambique. The USAID Mozambique Integrated Malaria Program (IMaP) has bolstered the capacity of provincial and district stakeholders and improved data quality, data use, facility supervision, and malaria outcomes.

Development Works Here with Dana Tilson

We’re thrilled to welcome Dana Tilson! Dana is the Global Project Director for the Chemonics-led Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage project and a public health professional with more than two decades of experience. In this short interview, Dana shares more about her background, her views on engaging the private sector to improve health services, and…

Nigeria’s Drug Revolving Fund: A Conversation with Tukur Ibrahim

Drug revolving funds (DRFs) are a financing mechanism used in healthcare to improve access to essential drugs and medicines. The primary goal of a DRF is to ensure a steady supply of quality medications and to prevent stockouts or shortages in public health facilities, such as hospitals and health centers. The fund starts with an…

Applying the Market Development Approach to Strengthen HIV Self-Testing Markets

A market development approach (MDA) can be highly valuable in international development efforts, especially in the context of improving economic growth, poverty reduction, and sustainable development in low- and middle-income countries. With USAID’s flagship private sector health project Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage, Chemonics is excited to see how this approach can strengthen health markets…

Engaging the Private Sector to Achieve Health Outcomes

Shrinking donor budgets, renewed calls for localization, and countries’ desire to move away from donor dependence require new ways of approaching development. This resource details initiatives and projects that illustrate the efforts and achievements of Chemonics in the private sector engagement space.

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Widening the Net of Data Capture for Improved Digital Health

Strengthening the quality of services, data, and disease surveillance systems — digital health — is key to achieving universal health coverage and health equity. In countries such the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), poor infrastructure and limited access to communication systems complicate progress on digital health and necessitates extra measures. This is why, in…