Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University, 2016. After the recent Ebola outbreak, global health experts have turned to resilience frameworks used by other fields such as agriculture and engineering to understand how to build health systems that can withstand shocks, including infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and political conflict. Speakers first briefly outlined each of […]
This presentation focuses on three countries that are taking a systems approach to solving these two problems, with help from HFG: Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, and Swaziland. In Haiti, HFG is working with the Ministry of Health to bolster its process for accrediting nursing education institutions, known as reconnaissance. More than 40 schools have already received […]
Poster presented at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 28-December 4, 2015.
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Kate Greene Published: June 2014 Resource Description: Although Côte d’Ivoire has seen an overall downward trend in HIV prevalence rates over the past decade thanks to more robust and effective HIV/AIDS prevention programming, over 50 percent of adults and children who are HIV-positive have yet to receive antiretroviral therapy, according to UNAIDS estimates. Inadequate numbers […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Kate Greene, Megan Meline, Health Finance and Governance Project Published: May 2014 Resource Description: Haiti has a long tradition of educating high quality nurses. However, in recent years the number of private nursing training institutions has increased substantially: there are now more than 400 private nursing school operating throughout the country. As a result […]