Community is key to Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Top 10 Recommendations of the Movement for Community-led Development to the World Health Organization Executive Board, February 2020. Everyone wants a healthy life for themselves and their families. To achieve this, people must have affordable and accountable access to quality health care and disease prevention, as well as information that they trust on the social … Continue reading Community is key to Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Dignity, Equality and Social Protection: A Call for Integrated Strategies at CSW

Every year, thousands of women’s rights activists from around the world converge on UN Headquarters in New York to push world leaders ever closer - inch by inch - to realizing the vision of women’s full and equal participation. This year’s 63rd session on the Commission on the Status of Women paid special attention to … Continue reading Dignity, Equality and Social Protection: A Call for Integrated Strategies at CSW

Creating an Integrated Nutrition Game-Plan: Technical Brief and Recommendations from Lao PDR

By: Deirdre McMahon, Global Nutrition Advisor, SNV  Malnutrition isn’t the result of a simple cause-and-effect algorithm. It can’t be boiled down into an if-then statement. It’s the result of a complex web of underlying factors and interrelated causes. And in response to that complexity, reducing malnutrition requires convergent action from many different sectors and stakeholders.  … Continue reading Creating an Integrated Nutrition Game-Plan: Technical Brief and Recommendations from Lao PDR

The role of Community Health Workers in the heart of crisis

The average length of conflict-induced displacement is 17 years, which means communities in displaced situations require support that are not just effective in the short-term but will pave a path towards resiliency for the long-term. Entering the humanitarian space, as FHI 360 does, with a robust development background can offer new insights for how to approach humanitarian problems. We are combining methods which hold the possibility of bringing sustainable solutions to traditional humanitarian delivery models that usually tackle problems with emergency in mind.