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Lessons From The Virtuous Cycle Of Global Learning

Lessons From The Virtuous Cycle Of Global Learning

Originally posted at Forbes.com In much of the social sector, the dichotomy between those served and those serving still influences the way we work. We may talk about global health, but when we say global, I’ve found we usually mean low-resource countries. This...
Getting PPE To The Last Mile

Getting PPE To The Last Mile

Originally posted on Skoll.org. As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic bore down in Democratic Republic of Congo in December 2020, Bébé Bola, a community health worker (CHW) in the Pakadjuma township of Kinshasa knew that she and her colleagues lacked the...

OpenLMIS Releases Version 3.4

Reposted from OpenLMIS OpenLMIS is a global initiative to support the development of shareable, interoperable, open-source software for electronic logistics management information systems. The OpenLMIS initiative’s mission is to make a powerful Logistics Management...

Voices of 2017: A Year in Review

At VillageReach, we often use numbers and data to understand how our work increases access to quality health care. Since our founding in 2000, our programs have reached more than 20 million people in sub-Saharan Africa – and that number continues to grow. But as we...

Moving Day: A new home for CCPF

This week, Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF) or “Health Center by Phone” moved its operations from Balaka, a rural community in southern Malawi, to its new facility in the capital city of Lilongwe. As we packed up the phones, headsets, and files, I was struck...
OpenLMIS Version 3 – A Global Achievement

OpenLMIS Version 3 – A Global Achievement

Reposted from OpenLMIS The release of OpenLMIS version 3 is truly something to celebrate – it is the result of an extraordinary collaboration of organizations and individuals around the world. Teams from multiple countries contributed technical requirements, defined...