Health Alliance International (HAI), a center of the University of Washington Department of Global Health, has launched their spin on a COVID information hub. The hub is providing updates on the pandemic in Mozambique, Timor-Leste, and Côte d’Ivoire, while also highlighting the adaptation and resilience of health workers and resource-limited health systems.
Along with allies in universities and organizations across the U.S., the University of Washington’s Health Alliance International (HAI) developed a policy resolution last year for the American Public Health Association (APHA) condemning the growing problem of violent attacks on health workers in war zones.
Nine Months after Cyclone-Idai, Mozambique is building health system preparedness with support from Health Alliance International & the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.
Health Alliance International has announced the start of a USAID-funded Vital Strategies project as of January 2017. The goal of this two-year project, headed up by Dr. James Cowan, Acting Assistant Professor of Global Health and Allergy & Infectious Disease at UW, is to provide technical assistance to the Mozambican National Tuberculosis (TB) Program in order to establish a successful Drug- Resistant TB program in Mozambique.
Specifically, HAI will be supporting:
By Bobbi Nodell
An editorial by James Pfeiffer, PhD, MPH, published in the American Journal of Public Health, highlights the long-term effects of structural adjustment policies on health systems in low and middle income countries.
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