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Haitian health center takes first step toward improved care

Last year, nurses and doctors at Haiti’s Les Anglais Health Center received something they hadn’t ever had before: job descriptions.

It might not seem like something worthy of celebration, but to the staff, it was so much more than just job descriptions. It was a sign of commitment – to establishing sound leadership, to claiming a shared vision, to empowering staff, and to providing better services.

As waters recede, devastation and displacement in Mozambique after worst floods in 44 years

It was a day like any other. Noemia Mario was working around the house with her four children when a wave of water suddenly came crashing down around them. Within seconds, a flood engulfed the family’s home. Mario had no time to collect food or belongings. She clutched her children and boarded a passing canoe, surrendering their home and all that they owned to the milky brown deluge.
 

Turning the tables for better health care in Haiti

Imagine traveling for hours to meet with your doctor. You arrive at the office, exhausted from your journey, only to hear that your doctor is not in. 

Or imagine you are pregnant with your first child and you receive regular visits from a community health worker. When she submits the data from the visit to the nurse at the closest facility, the nurse only copies down half of the information, or has even lost your medical records by the time you arrive to deliver your child. 

This happens too often in Haiti. 

Advocating for Civil Society Space in 2015

As we move into 2015, advocating for civil society space and voice will remain one of the leading priorities. This is a seminal year for development, a moment that calls on us to envision the world we want to see, and to act to create that world for future generations. As dialogue among member states for the post-2015 agenda begins, civil society is called to press forward with new ideas and take on the root causes that limit progress on development outcomes.

113th Congress Sets Politics Aside for Critical Development & Humanitarian Issues

2014 has been a busy year for the international humanitarian and development communities. From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to ongoing conflict in Iraq and Syria, 2014 saw an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises around the globe. At the same time, this year's midterm congressional elections brought partisan tensions to new highs inside the Washington Beltway.

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