Accountability

Health 2015: A conversation with Davidson Gwatkin on Progressive Universalism

Not all pathways to universal health coverage are created equal.

#101Wednesday: what is governance?

R4D’s #101Wednesday blog series aims to put complex issues arising in international development into plain English. Have a question for us? Email us at communications@resultsfordevelopment.org and we’ll be more than happy to answer it for you.

What is governance? More importantly, what is good governance?

Does your organization unleash demand-driven development?

The following guest blog post comes from Jennifer Lentfer (@intldogooder), founder and editor at How-Matters.org and recently named one of the top 100 women tweeting in the foreign affairs space.

VIDEO: Breaking Uganda's culture of silence: Access to essential medicines

Uganda has made great strides in the past few years building up the "hardware" of its public distribution system for medicines – central warehouses and staffed distribution points – but the "software" isn’t quite right. Many health centers run out of medicines in the 2-3 months between deliveries, meanwhile central warehouses are chock-full of supplies.

VIDEO: Where have they gone? ICT to address health worker absenteeism in India

If you assign a health worker to a community, you may help them two or three days a week. If a local organization gives citizens the opportunity to monitor their community health system, the community will get the full weekly allotment of services they're promised.