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November 2019: Improving Health Workforce Competencies Dear Colleagues, In the global health community, and as advocates for investing in the health workforce, we are often reminded of the shortfall of 18 million health workers awaiting us by 2030—just 10 years away. It’s a scary thought. What...

October 2019: Transforming Health Education Dear Colleagues, We are smart enough to predict things that will happen, so why can’t we be smarter about taking action today? This sums up one of my favorite tweets issued around the United Nation’s first-ever High-Level Meeting on Universal Health...

September 2019: Transforming Health Education Dear Colleagues, Ah, September. In this part of the world, this is the month when many children head back to school for the start of a new school year. Young adults head off to college to begin their undergraduate programs, and...

  August 2019: Leave No One Behind Dear Colleagues, As I write this, the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is just a few weeks away; the UN General Assembly convenes on September 23 under the theme “Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a...

HRH2030 Project Director Wanda Jaskiewicz has more than 20 years of experience in international health and development with a focus on human resources for health, HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health. She has worked in more than 25 countries providing...

  July 2019: Promoting Health Care that is Accessible, Accountable, Affordable, and Reliable Dear Colleagues,  USAID released its 2019 Acting on the Call Report last month, examining how the Agency is supporting countries on their development journeys. Last year alone, USAID helped 81 million women and children...

“Let’s make public health sexy again!” HRH2030 Philippines Project Director Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo brought laughs to the room on June 13, as we hosted our second annual “Voices from the Field” event at Chemonics headquarters in Washington, DC. Our focus for this external event...

You're Invited! . June 13, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT | Chemonics International, 1717 H Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC . USAID is partnering with countries to build high-quality health systems that are accessible, accountable, affordable, and reliable. The provision of health services to...

  June 2019: Coming Together to Share Knowledge and Improve Global Health Dear Colleagues,  April kicked off the season of convening for the global health community, with the annual celebration of World Health Worker Week, followed by major meetings and conferences that continue to bring people together....