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5 Lessons from Top Global Experts on How to Support the Health Workforce

Elizabeth Walsh | Carol Bales
October 30, 2020
5 Minute Read
The loss of health workers due to COVID-19 will have widespread impacts on the global health workforce. Hear from Dr. Tom Frieden and other global experts on how we can support frontline health workers.

3 Questions with Simon Cole: Re-envisioning Health Commodity Distribution in Zambia

Simon Cole
October 27, 2020
4 Minute Read
Simon Cole, distribution center logistics director with the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program’s Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Zambia, explains how engagement of third-party logistics providers allowed for quick adaptation to an altered health supply chain and continued delivery of life-saving commodities even in the midst of a global pandemic.

For the Women of Afghanistan, Peace with the Taliban May Not End the War

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert
October 19, 2020
< 1 Minute Read
How can the inclusion of Afghan women's voices in the Afghanistan peace talks further champion gender equality in the country? Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert provides substantial thoughts about it and what the international community can do as a response.

Trauma-Informed Approaches to Development

India Boland
October 15, 2020
4 Minute Read
Development practitioners must consider how trauma affects the communities in which they work when designing and implementing programs. Chemonics shares a new resource that offers key principles and practical steps that development projects can use to ensure activities are trauma-sensitive at all stages of implementation.
Attendees of the 2019 UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab cheer during a general session.

3 Lessons for Empowering Youth to Drive Sustainable Change Through Innovation

Lauren Behr
October 14, 2020
5 Minute Read
Youth empowerment through social innovation and entrepreneurship has incredible potential to solve problems at a grassroots level if youth are given robust platforms to connect and act.

3 Questions with Mohammed Youssef: COVID-19, Technology, and Innovation

Mohammad Youssef
October 8, 2020
4 Minute Read
Former professional techie and current Chemonics program director, Mohammed Youssef reflects on how international development practitioners can harness simple yet effective technologies to mitigate the effects of the pandemic and navigate new challenges to keep projects on track.

Leveraging Your Company’s ERG: How to Partner with Global LGBTI Civil Society Organizations

Spencer Parsons | Adrián González
October 5, 2020
5 Minute Read
LGBTI civil society organizations can be critical to effectively reaching marginalized populations and navigating complex development challenges in the communities we serve. How can an organization's employee resource group play a key role in building and sustaining these invaluable partnerships?

Talk of Peace Sparks Hope and Fear in Afghanistan

Safir Sahar
September 28, 2020
4 Minute Read
As peace talks in Afghanistan begin, Safir Sahar reflects on why it's so important that women's rights are central to the negotiations.

3 Questions with COVID-19 Coordinator Dr. Monique N’Guessan: Charting a Course for Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Monique N’Guessan
September 17, 2020
4 Minute Read
Many shortcomings have been highlighted in the management of COVID-19. Leveraging technology and coordinating among multi-sector health professionals will be critical as we overcome the effects of the pandemic.