Health and Development News

Changing the Face of Last Mile Health Moving beyond physical health toward mental health and other needs; changing the face of last mile health. Health as an Enabler for Development Progress Assessing health should not only be the absence of illness or injury or even the basic delivery of health... Read more

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Gates Foundation and USAID Team Up to Bring Design to Health

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) have partnered to develop resources to support the understanding, appropriate use and effectiveness of design in global health in order to achieve global health outcomes. Read more about it here.... Read more

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IAPHL How-To Guides

The link below contains some guides on navigating the IAPHL website and listserv. IAPHL How-To Guides... Read more

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IAPHL Sponsorship Packages

IAPHL launched its sponsorship packages in February, 2018 as part of efforts to expand funding for its activities. Members and visitors are urged to reach out to liz_igharo@jsi.com if they know of any organization that might be interested in sponsoring the association.     Detailed guidelines to the IAPHL Sponsorship... Read more

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AmosTaxi: A Last Mile Solution for Last Mile Challenges

A mobile app has been developed that is providing patients with faster access to much-needed health care in Mozambique by reducing the time it takes to get a sample to a laboratory using already existing transportation options. Click here for more details on this.... Read more

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How Private Sector Solutions Can Strengthen Supply Chains for Public Health

With more than 30 years of experience strengthening supply chains for public health, John Snow, Inc. (JSI) offers innovative approaches to solving supply chain management problems in the public health sector. Using a range of solutions tailored to local needs, from procurement to the last mile, JSI delivers sustainable results... Read more

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First Steps Taken for Vaccine Pills

BBC has announced that first steps have been taken for vaccine pills that could pave the way for needle-free inoculations for lots of different diseases that would be easier to use in developing countries. Read more about it here.... Read more

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