Tag: myanmar

Making Aid Cutting Edge

By Michael Lwin, Managing Director of Koe Koe Tech, an IT social enterprise building innovative health and law software systems in Myanmar    Koe Koe

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Infographic: What’s the Ideal Client Journey for People with Hypertension?

In February 2017, PSI and Pfizer Inc. launched the Healthy Communities program in Myanmar and Vietnam to incubate sustainable, scalable hypertension programs. Leveraging insights from

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: Partnerships to Leave No Woman or Girl Behind

By Bethany Corrigan, Senior Technical Advisor – GBV, PSI PSI stands with people around the world to celebrate a global commitment eliminate violence against girls and

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Partnerships to Leave No Woman or Girl Behind

By Bethany Corrigan, Senior Technical Advisor – GBV, PSI This November PSI stands with people around the world to celebrate a global commitment eliminate violence

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Partnerships to Leave No Woman or Girl Behind

By Bethany Corrigan, Senior Technical Advisor – GBV, PSI This November, PSI stands with people around the world to celebrate a global commitment to eliminate

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Fighting Malaria is Worth Getting Stuck in the Mud

by Alena Sims, Communications and Knowledge Management Associate, Malaria and Child Survival, PSI “I used to give malaria treatment to all patients who had symptoms

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PSI and Pfizer Partner to Address Hypertension in Vietnam and Myanmar

WASHINGTON, DC. April 20, 2017. The international nonprofit organization Population Services International (PSI) and the biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced Healthy Communities, a

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Five Ways to Make Social Media Work for Health

By Perrie Briskin, Communications Manager for Digital Media, PSI/Myanmar Marketing can sometimes feel like throwing darts in the dark. Is it the commercial or promotional

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Breaking the Silence: How We Can Empower Women to Address Violence in Myanmar

By Barbara Jones, philanthropist and civic leader Barbara Jones, founding member of philanthropic and advocacy initiative Maverick Collective, reflects on the state of gender-based violence

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Floods in Myanmar

By Sara Gallo, PSI/Myanmar The PSI Myanmar office is often considered a big family, and with the recent floods this became a reality as employees

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3 Take-Aways from the World Social Marketing Conference

By Anabel Gomez, PSI Global Social Marketing Advisor Considered a leading organization in social marketing, PSI presented multiple abstracts at the World Social Marketing conference

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Honoring our Health Workers on World Health Day

Around the world today, many of our friends and colleagues are celebrating World Health Day. The day marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s

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Sunny Smiles in Myanmar

By Jenny Tolep Eager to squeeze into a photo, a group of children wait outside a local health clinic outside of Yangon, Myanmar. This clinic

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5 mHealth Solutions that Bridge the Gap between Innovative Technology and Consumer Adoption

By Minal Bopaiah A recent JAMA article examining the accuracy of wearable devices highlights an underlying problem that pervades much of the health industry: adoption.

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Can too many Free and Subsidized Condoms Actually Harm Markets?

By Kim Longfield and Dana Sievers In Myanmar, sexual encounters are the most common mode of HIV transmission, causing the epidemic to concentrate among key

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Expecting Mothers Among the First to Benefit from Broader Cellphone Access in Myanmar

Myanmar was seen as the last frontier in mobile communications until recently when the government opened its doors to foreign telecommunications firms. One of its

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