Final Report: HRH2030 in the Philippines

In the Philippines, HRH2030 supported the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) to strengthen recruitment, deployment, development, retention, and performance management of the health workforce.

Final Report: HRH2030 in Mali

The HRH2030 Mali activity improved access to quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services. With the MHSD, the program built Mali’s health workforce capacity to improve health care and services, training health worker coaches at community health centers on MNCH, family planning, and nutrition and malaria services. HRH2030’s community strategy helped increase the use…

It’s the Behaviours that Count

This post was originally published by BEAM Exchange, and is cross posted with permission. As the project director for a new USAID-funded global flagship programme called Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage, you may think that I spend all my time focused on markets for family planning, maternal and child health, HIV, malaria, or TB. But you’d…

Pushing Boundaries in Market System Development

As USAID’s flagship private sector health project, Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage envisions a world in which engaged market actors and consumers drive the private and public sectors to deliver equitable, quality care within responsive, resilient ecosystems. In practice, this vision for a healthy market is a government-stewarded health market that optimizes the public and…

Quality Considerations of Zambian Wholesalers and Regulatory Authorities to Increase Availability and Access to Quality Maternal Newborn, and Child Health Products

The majority of MNCH products and services are provided through the public sector, and as a result, the Government of Zambia is the primary client for wholesalers that supply MNCH commodities. Wholesaler representatives noted challenges in their macro-operating environment, including large and often delayed government payments. When sourcing MNCH products, wholesalers often noted quality as…

Wholesaler Capacity to Provide Quality Assured Maternal, Newborn and Child Commodities

In many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), national governments procure and distribute the majority of lifesaving MNCH commodities and typically, domestic wholesalers’ source, import and supply these critical products. Unlike products such as antiretrovirals and antimalarials, MNCH commodities have not received the same level of quality assurance scrutiny and several post marketing surveillance studies have…

Nathalie Albrow

Nathalie Albrow brings 18 years of experience in global health, managing complex multi-year, cross-sectorial development programs across regions, from stand-alone bilateral projects to large-scale, centrally-funded awards through their life cycle. Her passions center on maternal and child health, nutrition, and behavior change. Nathalie oversaw country programs on SPRING (Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition…

Safe Blood: The Forgotten Commodity for Maternal, Newborn Health

Introduction from Emma Clark, maternal, newborn, and child health technical director at Chemonics The upcoming World Blood Donor Day on June 14 presents an important opportunity to highlight how critical, yet persistently overlooked, blood products are in the global quest to end preventable maternal mortality. Globally, postpartum hemorrhage — or excessive bleeding after birth —…