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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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In 2001, the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) was created to provide a unified response to combating the epidemic. While the HIV prevalence declined from 2% in 2001 to 1.3% in 2016, the Caribbean is still the second-most affected region in the world, and a significant gap remains in meeting key...
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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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The Preparedness & Response Project (P&R) was tasked with supporting the establishment and strengthening of multisectoral coordinating mechanisms to prevent, detect and respond to disease outbreaks in 16 countries. While academics, development partners and host country governments generally agree that a...
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WMI (Water Management Initiative) is a five-year USAID initiative implemented by Tetra Tech. WMI’s purpose is to support the Government of Jordan (GOJ) to achieve measurable improvement and greater sustainability of the water sector by providing technical assistance to strengthen the GOJ’s reform, policy development and...
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A small "early adopter" team took full advantage of the CLA approach that was dropped in their lap by USAID Policy, Planning and Learning Bureau in 2013. Team colleagues eagerly pursued new ways to program assistance that ensures sustainable development and self-reliance; they shared the theory of change that citizen...
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The West Africa Health Informatics Team (WAHIT) is a proof of concept initiative funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Global Development Lab to test innovative technical assistance models and build health informatics leadership. WAHIT is a regional team comprised of software developers and...
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Between August and December 2016, Banco de la República (Colombia Central Bank), with technical and financial support from USAID/Colombia's Rural Finance Initiative (RFI), carried out a rural financial inclusion survey in three municipalities in Southern Tolima, one of the main conflict-affected region, which is...
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USAID’s evaluation policy and the integration of aid effectiveness principles in our work created an important impetus for USAID/Peru to incorporate Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) capacity building as a specific focus of our assistance. As we increasingly worked directly with local partners, it became clear that...
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USAID requires all projects to address gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) as a crosscutting theme and regularly undergo rigorous GESI analysis and compliance evaluation. As part of project design, USAID calls for mandatory use of GESI Action Plan and reporting on it as one of the key project deliverables. USAID...
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