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Thoughts on Public Policy to Expand Family-Based Care and Contract Institutional Care

Evidence-based, tactical advocacy is key to reforming care policy and winning the public resources needed to gear-up programs for the care, protection and development of vulnerable children. This article highlights some of the challenges as well as provides recommendations for advocacy efforts for...

New Study Reveals Nearly One-Third of HIV Clients Travel Outside of Their Local Government Area for Health Care in Nigeria

For the most significant epidemiological impact, PEPFAR 3.0 is focusing investments on the highest impact interventions in key geographic areas where data demonstrate the highest prevalence of HIV.

Global Advocacy Toolkit for the Social Service Workforce

The Global Advocacy Toolkit provides advocates with a common set of tools and messages to bring about greater political and programmatic priority for strengthening the social service workforce.

Yemen Forgotten Children: The urgent case for funding education and child protection

Save the Children is addressing education and child protection in Yemen through integrated programming and mobile child protection teams.

Creating a Modern and Responsive Health and Human Services System: A Report to Federal Policymakers on the Evolution and Transformation of the Nation's HHS System: Guiding principles, policy priorities, and helpful tools

Health and human serving system leaders are rejecting one-size fits all programming in favor of new approaches that are innovative, efficient, effective, and responsive to the needs and demands of a dynamic and rapidly changing society. This paper introduces H/HS multi-year efforts to drive change...

A Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

This document provides guidance in the assessment, research, design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programs in emergency settings.

Building an Evidence-Driven Child Welfare Workforce: An university-agency partnership

This article describes the effort to build and support continuous quality improvements that enable child welfare systems to better respond to needs of local populations and connect strategies to results. The system described here is a public-private child welfare agency-university partnership.

Criteria for Successful Integration of Community Health and Social Service Data in DHIS 2

Nationally adopted health management information system (HMIS) platforms, such as DHIS, are not often linked to the data systems used by social and community services, where people often access care. As a result, the systems are fragmented and unable to provide holistic information for decision...

Social Protection for Informal Workers in Asia

Case studies from several countries in Asia provide examples of designing and delivering social protection programs for informal sector workers.

The Prevention of Violence in Childhood Through Parenting Programmes: A global review

This report provides research from a desk review of parenting programs. Findings suggest that parenting programs have the potential to both prevent and reduce the risk of child maltreatment, yet there is greater need for more research data, particularly from low- and middle-income countries to show...