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Former Director Jim Griffin

Jim Griffin is a former director in Chemonics’ Global Health Division.

by Jim Griffin


The Refugee Crisis Presents a Global Challenge to the Health Workforce

“No one is going home soon,” stated the moderator at a recent Society for International Development-Washington panel discussion about the global refugee crisis. This simple observation drives home the reality that governments, aid organizations, and refugees themselves have confronted around the world for nearly five years. It is a reality that has more recently entered mainstream…

Progress and Perseverance: Reflections on World Population Day

World Population Day (July 11) is a time for us as development professionals to celebrate and take stock of our accomplishments, of which there have been many. At the same time, it is important to recognize the challenges that lie ahead. For me, health is a basic human right, as well as one of the key…