It has been inspiring to see the international community embrace the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Even more encouraging are the growing recognition of the critical role the private sector has to play, and the push for meaningful public-private partnerships (PPPs), in order to reach these goals. Read more.
What does a non-profit leader need to survive at Davos? When Kate Roberts of Population Services International wrote a survival guide for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, she covered everything from what shoes to wear to where to have a nightcap. Read more.
The Stanford Social Innovation Review shares four key recommendations on how the Trump administration can use foreign aid to further American interests and improve the lives of people around the world. Read more here.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]