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Democracy & Governance

Photoshare and Supply Chain Management & Transportation

Supply chain management is the management of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the ultimate provision of products and services required by customers. Many problems in developing countries today are problems of access to the existing resources. Programs that are aimed at promoting health and development often struggle because of a lack of transportation and supply of the resources needed to implement the programs. For example, a family planning program's success depends on a well-managed supply chain for the delivery of contraceptives.

Photo Contest: A Single Drop of Water

PHOTO COMPETION BRINGS ATTENTION TO GLOBAL WATER ISSUE

Raising Awareness About Pneumonia Through Photography

Senior Communication Manager -K4Health/JHUCCP,  Chris Rottler

Raising Awareness About Pneumonia Through Photography

Clinics and Health Information Systems

The disparities in clinical care

The supply of trained providers

Reliable health information systems

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Photoshare and Humanitarian Assistance

Humanitarian aid is material or logistical assistance provided for humanitarian purposes, typically in response to crises. The primary objectives of humanitarian aid are to save lives, alleviate suffering, and maintain human dignity.

Photoshare and its partners use photos to promote humanitarian assistance and health development in developing countries.

Injectable Contraceptive Use Is On The Rise

Injectable contraceptives — primarily in the form of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) — are rapidly becoming the most popular modern contraceptive in sub-Saharan Africa. They are safe, effective, convenient and they can be used discreetly, without a partner's knowledge. For these reasons the potential demand for DMPA is high in Madagascar and elsewhere.

K4Health and mHealth

mHealth is the use of mobile technology to improve health outcomes. The opportunities to use mHealth are evolving rapidly, but they all provide a tool to support your goals- supporting and improving health outcomes in developing countries, while complementing or transforming current methods. Learn more about mHealth and the possibilities it provides through K4Health's mHealth Toolkit!

For more information, go to: http://www.k4health.org/toolkits/mhealth

K4Health IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit

Learn more about gender equality in policies and programs around the world through K4Health's IGWG Gender and Health Toolkit! The toolkit provides many practical and hands-on how-to resources for gender integration and mainstreaming in health policies, programs and institutions and explains the need for gender equality as a means for improving health. For more information, go to: http://www.k4health.org/toolkits/igwg-gender

Maternal and Child Health in Burkina Faso

Whereas most countries have vaccination coverage for upwards of 90% of their populations today, in 2009 Burkina Faso still only had vaccination rates of around 80% for measles, polio, Hib, etc. Burkina Faso also had an infant mortality rate of 84.49 deaths/1000 live births in 2009.

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