Health

October 25, 2018

From Waste to Work: Taking Action on Ocean Plastics

  The United Nations projects that by 2050 over two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. Ninety percent of that increase will take place in Asia […]
October 3, 2018

USAID Urban Champion: Mike Keshishian

Mike Keshishian is a Local Government Specialist in USAID’s Office of Democracy, Rights and Governance. He has worked for USAID since 1998, with a primary focus […]
September 12, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 30 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global London and other major global cities commit to waste reduction declaration (8/28/18) Source: Envirotec Magazine Global Population […]
August 20, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global 30 Most Crowded Cities in the World (8/13/18) Source: 24/7 Wall St. Is the world more […]
August 8, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 2 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global How will humanity feed itself by 2050? (7/30/18) Source: Eco-Business Rapid Urbanization Is a Risk to […]
May 4, 2016

India Health of the Urban Poor Program

USAID funded the Urban Child Health and Nutrition Program, with slum-based neonatal health and hygiene improvement activities in Indore, Jamshedpur, Kolkata and Agra. Other key components […]
May 4, 2016

USAID Health Care Improvement Project

This project supported the Ministry of Health to expand best practices in tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis, case management, and Directly Observed Treatment Short course in urban health […]
May 3, 2016

Urban Gardens Program for HIV-Affected Women and Children

The project began in Ethiopia in 2004-2008. The USAID/Ethiopia funded program established school and community gardens in six cities: Adama, Addis Ababa, Awassa, Bahir Dar, Dessie, […]
April 24, 2016

Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program (SEUHP)

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve the health status of the urban population in Ethiopia by […]
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