ALIGN is a digital platform and program of work that works to create a global community of researchers and thought leaders, all committed to gender justice and equality. It provides new research, insights from practice, and grants for initiatives that increase our understanding of – and what works to change – discriminatory gender norms.
Zika is a mosquito-borne virus with no vaccine that is mostly spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. It can also be passed from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby, causing a unique pattern of birth defects. Viruses such as dengue and chikungunya are also transmitted by the same species of mosquito as Zika.
Private Sector Counts uses Demographic and Health Survey data to illuminate the important contribution of the public and private sectors to sick child care and family planning service delivery. It is an initiative of Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS), a USAID-funded project.
Kuwa Mjanja is a girl-powered call to action that seeks to reframe the narrative about girls, and contraception, in Tanzania.
This is a collection of templates and tools to utilize when conducted human-centered design.
With a national HIV prevalence rate estimated at 4.7%, Côte d’Ivoire is the most affected country in West Africa where the HIV/AIDS pandemic has risen since 1985, when the first cases were discovered. The impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic is such that it represents the first cause of death for men and the second for women.
This article describes empathy as the first step in human-centered development. In a general sense, empathy is our ability to see the world through other people's eyes, to see what they see, feel what they feel, and experience things as they do.
Since 2015, Liberia has been rebuilding the country’s health system, which was devastated by a civil war that ended in 2003 and again by the Ebola epidemic that ended in 2015. But improvements in the remote clinics are a ways off.