Activities

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...

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...

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,...

Audio interview with HRH2030 Philippines Project Director Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo  (Running time 8:07) On March 24, the USAID-funded HRH2030 program in the Philippines joins partners around the world to commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise public awareness on the impact of TB and challenges towards...

Juan Barco is the project director for HRH2030 activity in Colombia. An expert in social politics, Juan has worked on developing public policies aimed at reducing extreme poverty, as well as on projects supporting Colombia’s African descendants, indigenous, and campesino communities, as well as victims...

Juan Barco es el Director de Proyecto para nuestra actividad en Colombia. Juan es experto en política social y tiene experiencia trabajando en la implementación y evaluación de políticas nacionales de superación de pobreza extrema, y proyectos de emprendimiento junto a comunidades afrodescendientes, indígenas, campesinas,...

On February 20, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Universal Health Care Act in the Philippines. A milestone legislation for the nation, the law aims to address a myriad of health system challenges, including shortages of qualified health professionals, health human resource distribution imbalances, and...