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Measuring the Pathway to Better Outcomes for Children Affected by HIV

The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) engaged the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)- and PEPFAR-funded MEASURE Evaluation project to develop and support the rollout of an overarching framework that outlines the pathway toward better outcomes for children affected by HIV. 155 more words


A Stronger Health Information System Means a Healthier Country

This poster illustrates how the quality and availability of health data can improve health outcomes. The illustration depicts a health system with only limited data function and what kinds of capabilities that health system would possess. 38 more words


A 21st Century Epidemic: Counterfeit Cosmetics

By: Jenn Norris

Since the introduction of new ways to entice the consumer through the expansion of the internet, it doesn’t come as a surprise when, in 2010, Amazon’s sales officially eclipsed those of Walmart (Van Sickle, 2015). 1,209 more words

Does Disability, Perceived Discrimination and Depression Vary by Race?

The harmful effects of discrimination are well established. Prior studies have documented that the negative effects of discrimination extend to a wide-array of behavioral, mental, and physical health outcomes. 467 more words


We Won’t Get Value-Based Health Care Until We Agree on What “Value” Means


Some health care leaders view with trepidation the new, disruptive health care alliance formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase. But I’m excited because disruption is all about delivering a new level of value for consumers. 1,203 more words

Evaluation Capacity Building: A collective learning experience

By Stephanie Watson-Grant, DrPH, MEASURE Evaluation

Capacity building for rigorous evaluations is not a phrase that was part of my vocabulary ten or even five years ago. 472 more words


Faith, Science, and Wellness

There is a body of literature of which many people, including health professionals, are unaware. It has to do with scientific evidence for positive health outcomes among people of faith vs. 964 more words