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The Social Accountability Atlas: An Origin Story

We began with a really simple problem.

We at R4D had worked intensively for several years with civil society organizations (CSOs) all over the world on social accountability (SAc) projects. Each one of these projects produced fantastically rich information about pressing problems, whether maternal health in Uganda, education in Guatemala, or others from around the world. Our partners regularly shared their triumphs and struggles in person with one another.

Are “Grand Challenges” Kryptonite for Innovative Ideas in Development?

Nathaniel Heller is a Managing Director at R4D, focusing on governance and social accountability. For the last ten years, Nathaniel led Global Integrity, a non-profit organization that promotes greater transparency and accountability in governments worldwide through high-quality research, cutting-edge technology, and innovative policy insights. Nathaniel was recently appointed as a civil society steering committee member of the Open Government Partnership.

Ensuring An Equitable Universal Health Coverage Agenda Starts With Political Commitment

This post originally appeared on the Joint Learning Network blog. It is authored by Suneeta Sharma, PhD, Director, Health Policy Project, Futures Group and Sarah Alkenbrack, PhD, Senior Health Economist, Health Policy Project, Futures Group.

Tailored Insight Into Public-Private Partnerships in Education

This post originally appeared on the Center for Education Innovations blog

How Knowledge Sharing Moves Countries Towards Universal Health Coverage

By Stefan Nachuk, Amanda Folsom, and Nathaniel Otoo. This post originally appeared December 12 on the PLOS Medical Journals' Community Blog.

An Interview with Dr. David Evans of the World Health Organization

Dr. David Evans is Director of the Department of Health Systems Financing at the World Health Organization (WHO). His work covers a variety of areas including the assessment of health system performance and the generation; analysis and application of evidence for health policy; and the development of effective, efficient and equitable health financing systems.