Author: HRH2030

With the much-anticipated Universal Health Care Act signed into law on February 20, 2019, the Philippine government appointed a national taskforce to develop its implementing rules and regulations. The USAID-funded HRH2030 program is happy to announce the government designated Philippines Project Director Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ May 2019: Advancing Women’s Leadership in the Health Workforce Dear Colleagues,  Earlier this week, the United Nations held its multi-stakeholder hearing in advance of the High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage that will take place during the UN General Assembly in September. In advance of...

In many parts of the world, midwives are the main caregivers for women and their newborns during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and postpartum. Qualified and adequately resourced midwives can prevent complications through the maternity continuum of care and avert unnecessary maternal and newborn deaths and disabilities....

When women are economically empowered, they re-invest in their families and communities. This creates a ripple effect, increasing economic growth and contributing to global peace and stability. No other sector employs more women than health— 70 percent of the health workforce is made up of...

Dr. Samuel Juana Smith is the program manager for the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) in Sierra Leone. As a malaria expert, he has nearly a decade of experience leading the nation’s response to malaria. HRH2030’s Capacity Building for Malaria activity supports countries such as Sierra...

The provision of high-quality health care to individuals, families, and communities requires a skilled, motivated, adequately supported, and equipped health workforce. Many low- and middle-income countries, however, face significant deficiencies in both the quantity and quality of their health workforce. Sub-optimal health worker performance creates...

As HRH2030 observed World Health Worker Week in April 2019, the USAID-funded HRH2030 activity in the Philippines joined partners around the world to commemorate health workers through the theme: “Health Workers at the Heart of Health for All.” This celebration came on the heels of...

It’s a selfless job, being a health worker. Many awake before the sun rises, only to arrive at a health center where a long line of patients already wraps around the building. Every day is full of people seeking the health worker’s skills, her services,...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ April 2019: Commemorating World Health Worker Week  Dear Colleagues,  It’s World Health Worker Week! While the global health community marks this event the first week of April every year, we at HRH2030 focus on health workers every day—as we seek to further USAID’s longstanding commitment to strengthening the health...

You're Invited! Please join USAID’s HRH2030 program for two high-level events in April. RSVP today; space is limited. The Health  Sector: A Key Contributor to Women's Economic and Social Empowerment and Prospering Families and Communities April 3, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT | Chemonics International,...