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Human-Centered Design and the Last Mile

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Community health worker (CHW) programs throughout the world struggle from limited resources and sub-optimal design, often devolving from a national strategy into a patchwork of nonprofit programs and activity. Why is this?

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Netbooks Empower Community Health Workers to Improve Health in Bangladesh’s Poorest Communities

Puspa Rani Paramdar, a community health worker, said she felt empowered with information and knowledge after she received the netbook. Photo credit: Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative

Developing high quality, evidence-based communication campaigns that promote healthy behaviors is quite a challenge for Bangladesh. Read more >>

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Asking the Right Research Questions to Achieve Global Health Goals

A thriving Ethiopian child. Photo credit: Nazo Kureshy

USAID Global Health is engaged with 30 research partnerships in 23 countries to solve challenges in the implementation and scale-up of high impact maternal, newborn, and child health interventions. Read more >>

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Ethiopia Shares Best Practice for Maternal and Child Survival

Members of the press interview women at a health center in Mikawa, Ethiopia. Photo credit: Nicole Schiegg

In advance of tomorrow’s African Leadership on Child Survival meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Ministry of Health organized a media site-visit to showcase their community health extension program and its impact on the country’s tremendous reductions in child mortality. Read more >>

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