Blog post February 25, 2015
Laura Raney and I are excited for the next HIPNet meeting. HIPNet will be joined by a panel to discuss USAID’s data policy and how HIPNet helps support data sharing so that is treated as development capital that serves glabal good. Additionally, USAID will lead us in a discussion on presentating research findings effectively to USAID audiences.
Blog post November 25, 2014
Greetings HIPNeters! This month, HIPNet member Alexis Strader, Knowledge Management/Program Officer at John Snow Inc., asked HIPNet for recommendations on advocacy resources for reproductive health and rights for youth in Spanish. Several HIPNet members replied with sources. Here is a run-down of recommended resources produced by HIPNet for Alexis:
One. Manual de planeacion en advocacy
Blog post November 24, 2014
The United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Global Health Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) is gearing up for World AIDS Day on December 1. This year’s PEPFAR theme is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation.” You can check out OHA’s World AIDS Day landing page and social media toolkit [PDF, 2.5MB] for all the latest World AIDS Day news and messaging.
Blog post November 19, 2014
With a renewed global commitment to family planning as a result of FP2020, momentum has been growing to support practical ways to infuse a human rights approach into voluntary family planning programs.
Blog post October 6, 2014
The leaders of the Global Health Knowledge Collaborative and the Health Information Publications Network have teamed up to plan an exciting full day of knowledge exchange that addresses how communication and knowledge mangement bridge the know-do gap in public health. We'll hear from USAID's IT/Knowledge Management Advisor, Peggy D'Adamo who has been instrumental in forming both communities of practice.
Blog post October 6, 2014
This week, a couple HIPNet members shared their experiences using Mendeley
with Jean Sack and I. Most contributors commented on features of the applications, which helps me to understand what works best for my needs, according to how I gather and intend to share citations. Here’s a quick run-down of what was shared:
Blog post September 15, 2014
Two of the top five “Frontiers in Development: Ending Extreme Poverty” photo competition wins went to the MCHIP program led by HIPNet partner, Jhpiego. Both photos were taken by Karen Kasmauski and submitted by Cole Bingham. There were more than 200 submissions from over 32 countries.
See the photos and more about the 2nd Frontiers in Development Forum on USAID’s Impact blog.
Blog post November 12, 2013
Megan Ivankovich of URC’s small business protégé, WI-HER, will represent URC at the 2013 International Conference on Family Planning. On Thursday, November 14th, Megan will present the poster “Factors behind women’s use and non-use of contraceptive methods in one rural village in Guatemala” on behalf of the USAID Nutri-Salud (community nutrition and health) project and lead the lunchtime roundtable “Addressing provider bias to family planning - Are we there yet?” Join the sessions and connect!