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Health facilities in Zambia send in monthly logistics reports to a centralized electronic logistics management information system.  The information collected on routine logistics data can provide insight into the performance of the supply chain system (for example, do health facilities report monthly for regular re...
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Addressing health systems needs globally requires effective resource allocation and the ability to make decisions based on available information. In low- and middle-income countries, financial, and many times human, resources are limited and yet policymakers are required to make decisions to improve health systems and...
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Using integrated CLA approaches, The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) brought an innovative methodology to a traditional capacity development project in Ethiopia. The Local Capacity Development (LCD) project is a five-year (2014-2019) USAID/Ethiopia-funded activity implemented by Kaizen to strengthen the organizational capacity...
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The National Contraceptive Security Commission (CNAA) in Guatemala was established to ensure the availability of contraceptives and to guarantee the population's access to family planning. Representatives of public organizations, civil society, and trade associations participate in the group, however, the integration of...
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South Sudan is facing a dire humanitarian crisis. The December 2017 Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring bulletin noted that “… South Sudanese households are facing the worst food security situation since the Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System began in 2010.” Year-to-year comparisons reveal alarming...
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| By Sonya Day
Ugandans face high out of pocket costs to access health care. To remove the cost barrier to care, HealthPartners trains local stakeholders to manage their own health insurance cooperatives, so members prepay for basic health care and access it when needed. Initially, all health care providers made surpluses. The...
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| By Britt Cruz
Ministry of Education in Ghana requested more evidence to guide policy decisions and introduce more systematic processes with which to implement teacher rationalization-which effectively means how to plan for the effective placement of teachers. Rather than conducting a standard assessment, USAID and its implementer,...
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USAID's Agricultural Value Chains Project in Bangladesh (AVC) is a 5-year project that supports economic growth and food security in Bangladesh's Southern Delta.  The AVC project employs a Market Systems approach ensuring that development interventions are driven by business incentives to improve the functioning of...
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Motivated by the need to address gender considerations in their strategies to help create a stable, safe, and prosperous El Salvador, 15 USAID implementing partners (IPs), ten of bilateral and five of regional activities, have joined together in a Gender Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Group. Facilitated by...
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The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (Oceans), a collaboration between USAID and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), works to strengthen regional cooperation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, promote sustainable fisheries and conserve marine biodiversity in the Asia-...
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