Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Sponsored by USAID and the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health, the Mini-University is an annual gathering of global health professionals and students. The forum is both a learning and networking opportunity, offering a variety of presentations highlighting evidence-based best practices from technical areas such as HIV/AIDS, family planning and reproductive health, MCH, infectious diseases, health systems, and more.
Abt staff from the International Health division and partners will lead sessions on a variety of global health related topics. See full list below.
The event is free and open to the public.
When: Monday, March 2, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Cloyd Heck Marvin Center at the George Washington University Campus
For more information and to register for the event, click here.
Where Rubber Meets the Road: How the Customer-Medicine Seller Dynamic Shapes Diarrhea Management
Session 1, 9:45 to 10:45 am | Lauren Rosapep & Emily Sanders
Healthy Heart Africa: Creating the Evidence Base for CVD Primary Care
Session 1, 9:45 to 10:45 am | Elizabeth Macgregor-Skinner
Getting Health Funds When and Where Needed in South Sudan
Session 1, 9:45 to 10:45 am | James Onyoin & Steve Musau
Mobile Technology for Improved Malaria Project Supervision and Community Sensitization
Session 3, 2:00 to 3:00 pm | Beth Brennan & Elana Fiekowsky
Disrupting TB with a Phone Call
Session 3, 2:00 to 3:00 pm | Martha Benezet & Pam Riley
Africa’s Next Top Model: Pro-Poor Health Enterprises
Session 3, 2:00 to 3:00 pm | Caroline Quijada, April Warren
Using Mobile Technology to Strengthen the Health Systems Building Blocks
Session 3, 2:00 to 3:00 pm | mHealth Working Group including Pam Riley & Eric Couper/CTC
Community-based Health Insurance and Universal Health Coverage: Lessons from Ethiopia
Session 3, 2:00 to 3:00 pm | Hailu Zelelew, Jeanna Holtz
A Tisket, a Tasket, is MNCH in your Benefits Basket?
Session 4, 3:15 to 4:15 pm | Catherine Connor, Jeanna Holtz, Laurel Hatt, Sharon Nakhimovsky, Lauren Peterson, Amanda Folsom
Governance in the Third Dimension: Science Fiction or Science Fact?
Session 4, 3:15 to 4:15 pm | Elaine Baruwa, Awa Dieng, Matt Kukla, Jodi Charles
An Exploratory Walk along the NCD Continuum of Care
Session 4, 3:15 to 4:15 pm | Natasha Sakolsky
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.