July 5, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 5 July 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global The Future of Seven Great Cities Spectacularly Reimagined (6/30/18) Source: Forbes C40, UCCRN and Partners Quantify, […]
June 21, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 21 June 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global Mesmerizing NASA Images Show Just How Much Cities Grew Over 30 Years (6/14/18) Source: Forbes What […]
June 8, 2018

USAID Radio Show Boosts National Conversation about Local Government

A Palestinian local radio station is broadcasting its own version of a USAID-funded radio show to help citizens in the southern West Bank learn more about […]
June 7, 2018
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Urban Development Media Scan – 7 June 2018

USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global Why Cities Should Support, Not Exclude, Street Vendors (5/30/18) Source: CityLab Satellite Images Can Harm the Poorest Citizens (6/5/18) […]
May 24, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 May 2018

USAID Paving the Way for Efficient Service Delivery Global World’s urban growth will surge most in India, China and Nigeria (5/16/18) Source: Reuters Could air pollution […]
August 22, 2015

USAID Urban Health Extension Program End-of-Program Report

USAID’s Urban Health Extension Program (USAID/UHEP), implemented by John Snow, Inc. (JSI), was a three-year project (2009-2013) launched to support the Government of Ethiopia’s Urban Health […]
August 22, 2015

Ethiopia’s Health Extension Workers Use of Work Time on Duty Time and Motion Study

Ethiopia has implemented an innovative community-based health program, called the health extension program, to enhance access to basic health promotion, disease prevention, and selected curative services […]
August 22, 2015

Community-Based Action in Hawassa, Ethiopia How Participatory Information-Gathering Can Improve Utilization of an Urban Health Center

Community-Based health Information System for Action (CBIA) is a low-cost tool developed by USAID/UHEP to help community members collect basic health indicators and use the information […]
August 22, 2015

Primary Health Care Referral System Linking Community Health Programs and Health Care Facilities in Urban Ethiopia

There are three players in the referral system: clients, health care facilities, and community health workers, in this case Urban Health Extension Professionals (UHE Professionals)–who are […]