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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...

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,...

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...

As part of its strategy, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) approach for achieving epidemic control includes community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) services—the provision of medicine to stable HIV patients outside of a health facility. In many countries, this approach has shown positive...

Worldwide, the need for health workers is ever-growing. Who meets the demand, even filling gaps where insufficient health systems cannot? Women. The World Health Organization estimates that of the 200 million working to contribute to the health and social sectors, 70 percent are women. Women...

Dr. Dintle Molosiwa joins HRH2030 as the new project director for our Botswana activity. Prior to joining Chemonics, Dintle worked as a health management and financing consultant at University Research Co. Additionally, Dintle has worked at the Botswana Ministry of Health in the Department of Clinical...