Posts tagged ‘health care’

Video: The she28 Campaign

Clever video from the people at Sustainable Health Enterprises!

Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKmt7PwYPCY&feature=player_embedded

Learn more about SHE: http://www.sheinnovates.com/

April 18, 2011 at 12:13 pm Leave a comment

Expanding Access to Finance for Health e-Conference: March 29-30

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, and the USAID Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector project (SHOPS) are hosting an online conference on “the use of financial services to strengthen the global health care supply chain”.  

SHOPS is a five-year cooperative agreement focusing on “increasing availability, improving quality, and expanding coverage of essential health products and services in family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, and other health areas through the private sector.”

Join participants from Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar,  Nepal, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, the UK, the US, and Zambia (and that’s just who’s signed up so far) in learning about finance in healthcare!

To register for the online conference or learn more: http://www.shopsproject.org/about/announcements/expanding-access-finance-health-e-conference-0?tr=y&auid=8016972

March 25, 2011 at 12:41 pm Leave a comment

Every Mother Counts

Supermodel-turned-activist Christy Turlington Burns is on a mission to promote maternal health.  Her nonprofit, Every Mother Counts, provides health services to women in the developing world and advocates for maternal health-friendly policies here at home.  And coming soon: No Woman No Cry, the movie.

“In her gripping directorial debut, Christy Turlington Burns shares the powerful stories of at-risk pregnant women in four parts of the world, including a remote Maasai tribe in Tanzania, a slum of Bangladesh, a post-abortion care ward in Guatemala, and a prenatal clinic in the United States.”

Read more: http://everymothercounts.org/

Follow Christy on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/cturlington

December 22, 2010 at 11:45 am Leave a comment

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