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News: Innovation, Technology, and Advancing the SDGs at ICT4D 2019


April 26, 2019
4 Minute Read
At the 2019 Information and Communications Technology for Development Conference, experts from more than 70 countries convene to share technological innovation and explore the role of technology in global development.

We Have the Tools to Reach “Zero Malaria” in Pregnancy

Leah Kellgren
April 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Malaria remains a global threat and pregnant women are especially vulnerable. There are measures we must take to ensure women no longer have to die in childbirth or fear the loss of another pregnancy because they are infected.
Artwork by WIG Intern

The Power of a Picture: Elevating Women’s Voices through Art

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert | Robert Lord-Biggers | Shauna Caria
December 10, 2018
4 Minute Read
Through artwork, women in Afghanistan share their experiences with gender-based violence and workplace harassment, increasing awareness about this worldwide issue.

The Politics of Biodiversity: Two Experiences with Thinking and Working Politically

Carolyn Heaps
November 29, 2018
4 Minute Read
What does thinking and working politically on biodiversity projects look like? Carolyn Heaps shares experiences and lessons learned from projects in Guatemala and Indonesia.

No Passport Required: Mosquitoes Cross Borders Freely, Regional Partners Lessen Their Bite

Sean Miller
October 30, 2018
3 Minute Read
Mosquitoes cause nearly one million deaths annually, about half of these from malaria. Countries must think within and beyond their borders — collaborating with their neighbors — to halt the spread of this pernicious disease and achieve epidemic control by 2030.

News: Advancing Health for All at the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research


October 4, 2018
2 Minute Read
During the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Chemonics health experts are joining more than 2,000 delegates to discuss new ways of financing health care, delivering services, and advancing universal health-care coverage.
Afghan women participate in the USAID’s Promote: Women in Government (WIG) project's one-year training program.

Empowering Women and Cultivating Equitable Governance in Afghanistan

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert | Robert Lord-Biggers
September 20, 2018
5 Minute Read
Through a combination of training, policy reform, and positive communications, the USAID Promote: Women in Government (WIG) project supports Afghan women and government stakeholders to create civil service opportunities for women.

News: GHSC-PSM’s Latest Report Shows Strong and Steady On-time Delivery Rates, Expansion of In-country Presence to 33 Field Offices


September 19, 2018
3 Minute Read
The most recent quarterly report of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, implemented by a Chemonics-led consortium, shows the project achieving strong and steady on-time delivery of lifesaving health commodities, expanding its in-country presence to 33 field offices, and meeting global health objectives through its support for a new first-line antiretroviral drug (ARV) regimen.