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Beyond PPE: Protecting the Health Workforce during Crises

Wanda Jaskiewicz | Leah McManus | Elizabeth Walsh
August 19, 2020
4 Minute Read
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, there has been much in the news about providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to individuals and acknowledgment of hospitals being at capacity, but far less discussion on other critical ways to support and further protect the health workforce.

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.
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.

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.

When Public Health Becomes A National Security Concern

James Riungu
June 27, 2019
4 Minute Read
As countries around the world grapple with infectious disease outbreaks, one USAID project in Kenya has adopted a new framework to ensure the health commodity supply chain for responding to public health emergencies is strong and sustainable when needed most.

News: Chemonics at the 72nd World Health Assembly


May 16, 2019
2 Minute Read
Chemonics will host two side events on global health security and quality assurance in parallel with the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva.

Want Global Health Security? Look to Health Systems, Financing, and the Private Sector

Dr. Mariam Reda
December 4, 2018
4 Minute Read
The Global Health Security Agenda has launched its new GHSA 2024 framework. But, success hinges on stakeholders’ ability to erase the conventional divide between public health systems and global health security and adopt a more integrated, people-centered approach.