Recognising businesses that can demonstrate positive impact against one or more of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
By Raman Sohal and Kate Mossman
Our Learn and Launch program kicked off to great success in Nairobi late last year.
When innovators face common challenges, there’s no need to re-invent the wheel. Through CHMI-facilitated learning activities, program managers have been exploring how they can share ideas and work together to overcome organizational roadblocks.
Millions of people around the world are injured, killed or left homeless as a result of natural disasters and outbreaks. Disasters leave significant damage to property and infrastructure affecting entire communities.
The "new" Mexico is not just about government reforms -- it is also the changing industry and innovation landscape. This is a story often untold. Who are some of the top innovators? How have they achieved success?
Calling all philanthropic scientists – nominations for the 2016 Humanity in Science Award are now open! Complete your nomination and be in with a chance of
winning the award and prize money of $25,000.
Collaborations between the public sector and private healthcare providers are the exception rather than the norm. There is a trust deficit on both sides.
Social franchises are seeking to change that. Taking on the role of an intermediary, more and more of these programs are bringing private healthcare providers face to face with bureaucrats and public employees. This first opportunity oftentimes comes in the form of joint trainings.
The Society for Family Health (SFH) in Nigeria saw this opportunity and seized it. Recognizing the need for the providers participating in its Healthy Family Network to receive sound clinical training in maternal and child health, SFH approached the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health (NFMoH) and its agencies to collaborate for their training in Family Planning (specifically long-acting and reversible contraceptive methods), Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (BEmONC) and the integrated management of childhood illnesses.
Translational models of primary care: Understanding the replicability and scalability of high impact private sector business models for low-cost primary care, developed and implemented in Kenya, within the South African healthcare landscape.