April 18, 2018

USAID Celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day 2????18 -End Plastics Pollution!- This year, USAID commemorates Earth Day by highlighting the need to improve waste management and limit marine debris. Earth Day […]
April 12, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 12 April 2018

USAID USAID Urban Champion: David Mann Millennium Challenge Corporation Annual Program Statement Progress Toward Financing Urban Infrastructure Global UN population forum urged to examine ways to […]
April 5, 2018

Millennium Challenge Corporation Annual Program Statement

Urban Growth Analysis & Urban Management Partnership Opportunity Millennium Challenge Corporation Annual Program Statement  The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is looking for partners who can give […]
April 3, 2018

Progress Toward Financing Urban Infrastructure

Progress Toward Financing Urban Infrastructure  An Update on the C40 Cities Finance Facility March 30 | Danielle Miley Photo: Eric Dorrejo | USAID Planning for Climate […]
March 29, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 29 March 2018

USAID South Africa: A New Model for Transformational USAID/Water Office Support? In Guatemala, Participatory Planning Produces Strategic Blueprints for Cities The Case of Jordan: Empowering Municipalities […]
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 […]