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Responding to COVID-19 in Myanmar

Responding to COVID-19 in Myanmar

Despite a relatively low early COVID-19 caseload, Myanmar has been significantly impacted by COVID-19 in subsequent stages of the pandemic. During August and September 2020, Rakhine State, which borders Bangladesh and is subject to unrestricted cross-border migration, and associated COVID-19 transmission, experienced…

Recognizing Frontline Health Worker Heroes

Recognizing Frontline Health Worker Heroes

Now more than ever we understand the vital role of health workers in keeping communities healthy and safe. World Health Worker Week – organized from April 4-8 by the Frontline Health Workers Coalition and the World Health Organization – is a time…

Jordan Maternal Mortality Report Outlines Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women

Jordan Maternal Mortality Report Outlines Impact of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women

Maternal mortality is as an important indicator of a nation’s health. Jordan has reliable, up-to-date data on maternal mortality thanks to the Jordan Maternal Mortality Surveillance and Response system launched in 2018 with USAID support. The USAID Health Services Quality Accelerator Activity…