Practical Insights on Health Services

What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

Published on: Feb 04 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In an astonishing letter to the editor published in the December 17, 2020, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a group of five doctors from the...
USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Jan 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID envisions a world in which advances in digital technologies are leveraged to help people access the information and services they need to live healthy and...
How Telehealth is Preserving HIV Service Delivery During COVID-19

How Telehealth is Preserving HIV Service Delivery During COVID-19

Published on: Jan 15 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Adapting to the “new normal” of COVID-19 digital response has dramatically impacted our daily lives and routines. For HIV programs, this has required shifting...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused...
3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19

3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19

Published on: Aug 26 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19
In early 2020, when COVID-19 emerged as a global pandemic and urgent public health crisis, countries all over the world scrambled to develop a rapid and effective...
How Integrated Virtual Services Can Address Frontline Health Worker Shortages

How Integrated Virtual Services Can Address Frontline Health Worker Shortages

Published on: Aug 13 2020 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The World Health Organization estimates that we need 18 million more frontline health workers (FLHWs) by 2030 to achieve the SDG targets and other global health...
How to Use Mobile Phone Data to Guide New Health Facility Locations

How to Use Mobile Phone Data to Guide New Health Facility Locations

Published on: Jun 11 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Targeted placement of government health clinics is required to provide widespread access to primary health care services, and achieve the Sustainable Development...
Apply Now: £200,000 DFID Grant Funding for Resilient Health Systems

Apply Now: £200,000 DFID Grant Funding for Resilient Health Systems

Published on: Jun 08 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
We know from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa that reductions in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) services persisted well...
10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

Published on: Mar 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Global coronavirus infections now exceed 100,000 confirmed cases in 97 countries, with over 3,400 deaths from COVID-19, leading to international travel bans and...
Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Published on: Jul 22 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
About 100 million people are still being pushed into “extreme poverty” (living on $ 1.90 or less a day) because they have to pay for healthcare. Over 800 million...