Incorporating Equity into Health Programs

The focus of the 2011 Spring CORE Group meeting was ‘Equity in Health: Ensuring Access, Increasing Use.’ The topic was approached from conceptual, programmatic, technical, and legal perspectives. One session, led by Jennifer Luna, discussed a guidance document developed collaboratively by USAID, MCHIP, the CORE Group and other technical experts entitled Considerations for incorporating health [...]

Pathways to Sustainability

Sustainability, the continuation of long-lasting (post intervention) improvements in the health of vulnerable people and communities, is a focal concern of the CORE Group discussed at their spring meeting. Eric Sarriot, from ICF Macro’s Center for Design and Research in Sustainability (CEDARS), spoke of work being done, building on prior experience and learning related to [...]

Equity in Health

Last week I spent 4 rewarding days in Baltimore at the CORE Group spring meeting. CORE is a collective of 50+ member organizations and partners committed to improving maternal child health throughout the world. The mission of CORE is “to generate collaborative action and learning to improve and expand community-focused public health practices for underserved [...]