Health

January 17, 2020

Ocean Plastics Media Scan: December 2019

Disclaimer: This media scan is intended to share current news and information related to ocean plastics. Items included are not endorsed by and do not represent […]
January 2, 2020

Ocean Plastics Media Scan: November 2019

Disclaimer: This media scan is intended to share current news and information related to ocean plastics. Items included are not endorsed by and do not represent […]
December 13, 2019

Video: Waste Less Arugam Bay

Waste Less Arugam Bay (WLAB) is a social enterprise funded by USAID through the Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP), which offers holistic solutions to plastic related […]
December 4, 2019

Ocean Plastics Media Scan: October 2019

Disclaimer: This media scan is intended to share current news and information related to ocean plastics. Items included are not endorsed by and do not represent […]
October 23, 2019

How Can Cities Fuel International Economic Development? Takeaways from the World Bank’s Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

By Lydia Lo In September, urban economists and international development experts gathered in Washington for the World Bank’s sixth annual Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference.   […]
June 12, 2019

Water Currents: Peri-Urban Sanitation

A central goal of the U.S. Government Global Water Strategy is to facilitate sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, and promote the adoption […]
November 1, 2017

Situation of Routine Immunization in Urban Poor Areas of Kisumu City, Kenya

   
May 15, 2016

Urban Child Poverty, Health, and Survival in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This USAID-funded report examines levels and trends in poverty, health status, and use of health services among children under age 5 living in large cities in […]
May 15, 2016

The High Cost of HIV-Positive Inpatient Care at an Urban Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

While most HIV care is provided on an outpatient basis, hospitals continue to treat serious HIV-related admissions, which is relatively resource-intensive and expensive. This USAID-funded study […]
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