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ECSA Stakeholder Validation Workshop: Advancing Access to High Quality Maternal and Newborn Care

December 02, 2021

Landmark Beach Hotel and Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 30 November - 1 December 2021


International Conference on Human Rights and Childbearing Women

November 27, 2021

The  International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women kicked off the 1st International Congress of  "Human Rights and Pregnant Women." The event took place in Pau, France on November 25-27.

Maternal Mortality and Morbidity & Human Rights: Implementation and the SDGs

September 15, 2021

On 16 September from 12:00 to 13:30 in Room XXI of the Human Rights Council, the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights will hold an event concerning the utilization of the High Commissioner's technical guidance on the application of a human rights based approach to the implementation of policies and programs to reduce preventable maternal mortality and morbidity.


TRAction’s Respectful Maternal Care Work Inspires Support from the Minister of Health in Tanzania

June 29, 2022

The USAID Mission in collaboration with TRAction and the Maternal Child Survival Program is seeking avenues to support Tanzania’s Ministry of Health Gender Community Development and Children to advance Respectful Maternal Care (RMC) nationally.

TRAction Project Shares Research Findings and Lessons Learned at USAID Health Research Program (HaRP) End of Project Event

July 14, 2021

The TRAction Project participated in a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted end of project event for the Health Research Program (HaRP) which is USAID’s research to use portfolio.


TRAction RBF studies inform Malawi Ministry of Health Strategic Planning

May 11, 2022

TRAction Project participated in a Strategic Workshop on Results-based Financing for Health (RBF4H) in Lilongwe, Malawi on May 10-11, 2016, hosted by the Ministry of Health with financial and technical support from the Government of Germany, through KfW and the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

World Malaria Day: Innovative Strategies for Vector Control

April 25, 2022

The USAID | TRAction Project researches new strategies to reduce malaria transmission and tests and monitors the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of vector control tools currently in use. Durable insecticide-treated wall liners, a recent innovation, may be beneficial for management of insecticide resistance.

TRAction convenes Recognition and Care-Seeking writing workshop

April 08, 2022

From April 11th-14th, representatives from the TRAction-funded Recognition and Care-Seeking research projects will attend a writing workshop at URC headquarters in Bethesda.  The researchers, hailing from Ethiopia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Indonesia, and India, were directly involved in research development, data collection, analysis, and results dissemination. 

Brown Bag Presentation on Maternal Health Equity in Indonesia

March 30, 2022

On March 29th, researchers from a TRAction-funded project in Indonesia held a Brown Bag session at URC-CHS headquarters to present findings from their study entitled “Assessment of Health Facility-Based Delivery in Indonesia: A Case Study of Revolusi KIA Program in NTT Province.” 

Sharing Tuberculosis study results in Bangladesh

March 24, 2022

TRAction Project works with partner International Centre for Diarrhoel Disease Research, Bangladesh (iccdr,b) to implement a range of implementation research studies focused on maternal, child health, family planning, nutrition and tuberculosis.

Shared sanitation unit, photo credit: TRAction

Why do we talk about toilets on World Water Day?

March 22, 2022

Every year on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day, a day marked by the United Nations as a time to focus attention on the global importance of water. The necessity of water in our daily lives is unquestionable. We drink water. We use water to grow food. We use water to cook food. We clean with water. We use water to create energy. We use water for recreation.

Health Data Collaborative supported by a range of partners and initiaives.

Launch of the Health Data Collaborative

March 11, 2022

The Health Data Collaborative, an inclusive partnership of international agencies, governments, philanthropies, donors and academics was launched this week with the common aim to help countries improve the quality of their data to track progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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World Vision hosts a dissemination event for its TRAction-funded research on Recognition and Care-Seeking

February 23, 2022

On February 22nd World Vision hosted a dissemination meeting at their Washington, DC office to present findings from their research in Indonesia focused on recognition and care seeking for maternal and newborn danger signs. The meeting convened participants from World Vision, USAID, URC, and JHPIEGO to discuss the findings and implications of the research.

A woman in rural Ghana uses an LPG stove for the first time. Credit: Darby Jack, Columbia University 2015

USAID Includes TRAction Project in its ‘Best of 2015’ Roundup

January 15, 2022
In their December 2015 Global Health Newsletter, USAID includes the work of the TRAction Project in Implementation Re

Advancing Implementation Research and Delivery Science: TRAction’s participation in a two day meeting at the World Bank

December 08, 2021

As part of the Collaboration for Implementation Research and Delivery Science (IRDS), TRAction participated in a two-day meeting hosted by the World Bank to discuss and prepare for a Lancet Series of Papers on Implementation Research and Delivery Science (IRDS) to improve health in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

TRAction to present PBI research during the Payment for Performance Workshop in Tanzania

November 24, 2021

The Performance-Based Financing (PBF) Community of Practice is hosting a three-day workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to share knowledge on the health system effects of PBF. The workshop, entitled “Payment for Performance: a health systems perspective” will take place November 24-26, 2015.


December 02, 2021

Landmark Beach Hotel and Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 30 November - 1 December 2021


November 27, 2021

The  International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women kicked off the 1st International...


July 08, 2021
Five presentations occurred at iHEA 2017 from two TRAction-supported...
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