USAID Senegal Building a Resilient Health System

The United States Agency of International Development (USAID) Senegal Building a Resilient Health System (BRHS) activity supports the Government of Senegal (GOS) and its Ministry of Health and Social Action (MSAS) to make meaningful and sustainable improvements to its country’s health system. The first of three components under USAID’s “Improving Health Status and Human Capital…

International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP2022)

ICFP2022 brought together more than 3,500 participants from at least 125 countries for the world’s largest scientific conference focused on family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights from November 14-17, 2022, in Pattaya, Thailand. Twenty Chemonics staff participated at the conference, representing work Chemonics conducted in Angola, Bangladesh, Niger, Rwanda, the West African…

Gender and Health

Chemonics is committed to building gender-responsive and gender-transformative programming by understanding and addressing the context-specific social norms, power structures, and limitations on access to resources that impact people and communities.

HRH2030 Health Worker Life Cycle Approach

To frame the work of the Chemonics-led USAID Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) country programs, we created the Health Worker Life Cycle Approach. This approach helps ensure that Chemonics implements evidence- and policy-based strategies to build, manage, and optimize human resources for health (HRH) in countries where we work. We work with stakeholders…

Improving Lives through Access to High-Quality Family Planning

Access to high-quality voluntary family planning enables individuals, couples, and families to improve their sexual and reproductive health, transforming their lives while contributing to their communities’ economic growth and resilience. Yet more than 200 million women who want to avoid pregnancy lack access to modern contraceptive methods. This limits their ability to decide whether to…

Chemonics at the People that Deliver Global Indaba

On October 12 – 13, 2022, Chemonics staff joined over 250 supply chain professionals from more than 40 countries to discuss the challenges and share experiences in human resources for supply chain management at the inaugural People that Deliver (PtD) Global Indaba in Lusaka, Zambia. The theme for the conference was “Human Resources for Supply Chain…

Tajikistan: Building Resilience into the Oxygen Supply Chain

When COVID-19 hit Tajikistan in early 2020, it soon became clear that supplemental oxygen would be the most essential life-saving treatment for those who fell severely ill. Tajikistan’s health system, like many in lower- and middle-income countries, was unprepared to meet the needs of COVID-19 patients. In India, for example, people formed long queues outside…

Strengthening Human Resources for Health

Chemonics builds capacity and enables stakeholders at all levels of the health system to design, plan, implement, and monitor evidence-driven service delivery activities. We develop strategic local and international partnerships, invest in health and information systems, and establish a culture of data use to strengthen communities to identify and address health system challenges.