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News: Fostering Resilient Supply Chains through Research Grants

December 9, 2021
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We aim to foster high-quality researchers to develop customized, context-specific solutions for resilient and self-reliant global health supply chains in low-and middle-income countries.
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Development Works Here with Dr. Mulamuli Mpofu

Mulamuli (Mula) Mpofu
September 23, 2021
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Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.
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Mitigating Hesitancy Key to COVID-19 Vaccine Readiness

Dr. Baz Semo | Julie Becker | Mariam Reda
January 7, 2021
4 Minute Read
Countries around the world are rapidly assessing and advancing their readiness for COVID-19 vaccines, but success ultimately hinges on whether individuals are willing to accept the vaccine.
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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.
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The Next Pandemic: Three Ways to Prepare

Jamey Butcher | Mariam Reda
July 9, 2020
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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.
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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?
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Ready. Set. Prepared: How the One Health Approach Strengthens National Epidemic Response

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
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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 at the 72nd World Health Assembly

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