Every year development partners and national governments spend billions of dollars procuring medicines and other essential health commodities—such as contraceptives, diagnostic tests, and clean delivery kits—for low-income countries. Yet all too often these health supplies do not reach the people who need them, resulting in at least one-third of the world’s population without regular access to essential medicines.
Join People that Deliver for a webinar that will present and discuss key approaches and tools for developing sustainable excellence in the supply chain management workforce, with a focus on activities in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region through country case studies from the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. The webinar will be conducted in Spanish. Read more »
CapacityPlus 's Director, Kate Tulenko, and Alfredo Fort and Dana Singleton, will participate in this global summit convened by USAID, the World Health Organization, and the World Bank Group. Decision-makers, thought leaders, and implementers will come together to advance a common agenda for post-2015 health measurement and to endorse Health Measurement and Accountability in the Post-2015 Era: A Common Roadmap. This document will set forth priorities and recommendations for measurement and enable countries to effectively measure and achieve their sustainable development goals. Use #MA4Health on Twitter to join the conversation.
Participation in the Measurement and Accountability for Results in Health Summit is currently by invite-only. Day One of the program will be live streamed on World Bank Live. Days One and Two and the morning of Day Three will be webcast for future viewing.
Save the date! CapacityPlus’s end-of-project event will take place on September 17 at the Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington, Virginia. Breakfast and lunch are included.
USAID’s flagship health workforce project, CapacityPlus has supported 26 countries to achieve health goals and strengthen delivery of services through information systems, education, training, retention, productivity, leadership, and human resources management. Read more »