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The Next Pandemic: Three Ways to Prepare

Jamey Butcher | Dr. Mariam Reda
July 9, 2020
4 Minute Read
COVID-19 has overwhelmed health systems in countries like the United States, Brazil, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. We must act now to mitigate the potentially catastrophic impacts on many developing countries where cases are swiftly increasing.

3 Questions with Antonio Mussa: Cyclones, COVID-19, and Antimalarial Interventions

Antonio Mussa
June 11, 2020
4 Minute Read
Disruptive events like COVID-19 and natural disasters take the spotlight away from other harmful diseases like malaria. Antonio Mussa explores parallels from these events in Mozambique.
Woman talking to a community health worker in Indonesia

Recommendations for a Diverse, Sustained Health Workforce

Rachel Deussom
February 27, 2020
4 Minute Read
How do we establish higher-performing health systems to achieve universal health coverage? These three key recommendations focus on building a diverse workforce to deliver accountable, affordable, accessible, and reliable health care for all.
Antimicrobial resistance blog post

To Squash Superbugs, Look to Behavior Change

Oluwatimilehin Adeyemo
January 28, 2020
4 Minute Read
The misuse of antimicrobials is driving the rise of drug resistant pathogens. How can social and behavior change techniques compel individuals to use these life-saving drugs responsibly?

News: Chemonics Announces New Senior Vice President Julie Becker


January 27, 2020
2 Minute Read
New senior vice president for global health Julie Becker has built a career as an innovator at the intersection of reproductive health and HIV and will lead the technical strategy and implementation of Chemonics' health programming around the world.

What Do Women Want? Clean Toilets in Healthcare Facilities

Rachel Deussom | Scott Ackerson | Stephanie Bowen
November 19, 2019
4 Minute Read
We highlight the essential role of clean and working toilets in expanding access to water, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare facilities, ensuring dignified births and high-quality care for all mothers, babies, and families.

Ready. Set. Prepared: How the One Health Approach Strengthens National Epidemic Response

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
4 Minute Read
A unilateral sector approach is insufficient in the face of epidemics that don’t respect borders or species. USAID’s HRH2030 One Health activity facilitates multisectoral coordination and collaboration to increase local capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to epidemic threats.

News: Chemonics Explores Practical Applications of Health Systems Thinking in Action


September 24, 2019
3 Minute Read
Chemonics hosted a two-part panel series exploring health systems thinking in global health programming. The first panel took a critical look at health systems thinking on March 14, 2019. The second panel, described below, explored the practical applications