Health

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.   […]
October 22, 2019

Despite Challenges, Urban Microgrids Increase Resilience

This blog was originally published on Chemonics website. By Michael Ashford | Lisa Pagkalinawan Urban microgrids can harness underutilized sources of low-emission energy in cities — […]
October 22, 2019

Professionalizing Nigeria’s Water Sector: Transforming Service Delivery One State at a Time

By USAID Water Team “If you drink Zobo, we’re going to drink Zobo with you,” Dennis Mwanza, project director of USAID/Nigeria’s Effective Water and Sanitation Hygiene […]
October 22, 2019

Understanding the Ocean Pollution Problem in Latin America & the Caribbean

Did you know plastic is the number one type of pollution in the waters of Latin America and the Caribbean? And that most of the plastic […]
October 10, 2019

Indonesian Foundation Working to Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution Wins Google.org Support

Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, issued an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use artificial intelligence […]
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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