Health

August 22, 2019

USAID’s Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Environment

USAID’s Office of Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment is thrilled to announce Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the […]
July 26, 2019

Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Gender and Urban Services Webinar: Access, decision making, and economic empowerment

This recording was originally published on IUCN website. The webinar highlighted two recent USAID-supported knowledge products on gender and urban services: Advancing Gender in the Environment: […]
July 24, 2019

U.S. Government Awards Grants to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Philippine Oceans

This news was originally published on U.S. Embassy in the Philippines website. The U.S. government awarded two grants totaling Php20 million to local organizations for projects […]
July 18, 2019

USAID Urban Policy: Lessons After Five Years of Implementation

Assessment of the Implementation of USAID’s Urban Policy The Society for International Development Washington Infrastructure and Urban Development Workgroup, on Thursday, August 8, 2019 hosted a […]
June 25, 2019

Partnering to Reduce Ocean Plastics

The news and video were originally published on Voice of America. An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic pour into the oceans every year, amounting […]
May 12, 2016

Urban Health and Care-Seeking Behavior: A Case Study of Slums in India and the Philippines

This report examines the health needs and care-seeking behavior of poor slum residents in two Asian cities – Indore, India and greater Manila, Philippines. The centerpiece […]
May 12, 2016

Reaching the Urban Poor and Middle Class in Kenya with Quality Care

A brief summary of research in Kenya that addresses the challenge of providing high quality, affordable care to the urban poor. The insights provided demonstrate how […]
May 12, 2016

The TAHSEEN Model for Reaching the Urban Poor in Egypt: A Promising Practice

The Extending Service Delivery (ESD) project works to expand access to Reproductive Health and Family Planning (RH/FP) services among poor and under-served groups at the community […]
May 12, 2016

ProFam Urban Outreach: A High Impact Model for Family Planning

In 2009, Population Services International (PSI) launched an innovative family planning (FP) outreach model in collaboration with the Malian Ministry of Health’s (MOH’s) Department of Reproductive […]
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