World Vision is building on the ACCESS project’s development of the 8 Steps+ approach to wheelchair programming to institutionalize wheelchair programs within World Vision that partner with trained service providers who seek to adhere to WHO Guidelines and provide wrap-around services to support wheelchair service and inclusive community development.
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), CARE acts as the co-chair of the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Task Force of the Interagency Gender Working Group. The working group’s activities include GBV Task force planning, as well as the planning, hosting, and implementing of several Brown Bag series and learning events in the United States.
Save the Children supports the Better Care Network, an international network of organizations committed to supporting children without adequate family care around the world, in the following areas: (1) Increased country and regional level information available on children’s care through new country and regional pages on BCN’s new website; (2) Better mining and use of data from global households surveys, in particular DHS and MICS, to strengthen the evidence about changes in children’s care, and their impact on child well-being; (3) Development of Working Paper on Informal Support to Caregiv
Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities, the University of Pittsburgh is developing the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) which will be a self-sustained network of international and regional partners dedicated to the professionalization of wheelchair (WC) services around the world.
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
This three-day summit brought together global health leaders and development partners, including country representatives, to discuss a common agenda to improve and sustain country measurement and accountability systems for health results through 2030.
April 14, 2015
Read more about two upcoming events in April and May from APC on Sayana® Press and emergency contraception.
March 24, 2015
APC will be hosting two family planning table sessions at the Global Health Practitioner Conference in Alexandria, Virginia from April 13-17, 2015.