As donors and NGOs focus on the humanitarian crisis in the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma, social entrepreneurs are continuing their work on other health and development challenges facing the country. The Koe Koe Tech team works closely with Population Services International, which has operated in Myanmar since 1995, and is one of the […]
In India, PSI and USAID is joining the government to bring new partners and innovative ideas to the table to help strengthen health care in the country. It’s called the Utkrisht Bond, named after the Hindi word for “excellence,” and is our first development impact bond for health. Read more here.
Large fortunes beget large gifts, and more than ever, prominent philanthropists and foundations are anteing up $25 million-plus to help tackle problems of poverty, disease, substandard education and more. Boston’s Bridgespan Group found 74 such gifts in 2016, totaling $6.7 billion. Its panel of outside experts then ranked the 10 listed below as the most promising. […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Green, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will announce a new development impact bond aimed at reducing maternal and newborn deaths in India, during the closing plenary of the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Launched Thursday, the Utkrisht Impact Bond, named for the Hindi expression for excellence, will fund maternal and newborn […]
Ce dont nous parlons ici reste entre nous, c’est confidentiel. » La scène se passe à Goromonzi, dans l’est du Zimbabwe. Penchée en avant, une tablette électronique à la main, Audrey Kanyemba montre une vidéo à un couple du village. Shane et Itai Ncube écoutent attentivement les explications sur l’utilisation d’un test de dépistage du sida à faire soi-même. Ce jour de novembre, Audrey, […]
For almost a decade, Will & Grace star Debra Messing has been a global health ambassador for PSI. She has visited PSI’s HIV prevention programs in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia to bring attention to progress being made against the epidemic. Debra talks about why she calls her work with PSI, her “soul work”. Read more.
On November 5-9, PSI will join hundreds of tropical medicine and global health professionals in Baltimore, MD for the 66th American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting. Through presentations, posters and symposia, PSI is collaborating with several partners to share learning and raise awareness on topics ranging from malaria elimination through private sector surveillance […]
214 million women worldwide do not have access to reliable family planning options. On World Contraception Day, advocates focused on turning the traditional family planning model inside out. Not just researching or programming for her, but starting with her, getting out of boardrooms and going into her world, involving girls and women as partners. Read […]
On 23-26 July 2017, PSI will join thousands of HIV experts, program implementers, researchers, policy makers, and persons living with HIV, from around the world at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (#IAS2017) in Paris, France. PSI experts will share how they are working to bring HIV services and products closer to the people who […]
THE HIV/AIDS scourge has left many families destitute in Africa and even beyond. According to statistics, millions of people have died as a result of AIDS in Zimbabwe alone. However, HIV/AIDS groups and the civic society believe the biggest contributor to HIV infections and deaths is the practice of unsafe and unprotected sex. Read More