June 18, 2021
Since 2018, SHOPS Plus, together with local partner organizations, has trained doctors, midwives, and nurses from over 900 private health facilities in Madagascar on quality assurance/continuing quality improvement and business and financial management. The trainings sought to increase clinical knowledge and improve the quality of service delivery in priority health areas such as family planning, malaria, and COVID-19. The business and financial management trainings aimed to help providers mobilize capital and allow them to manage their health facilities more efficiently and sustainably.
May 25, 2021
Morgan Mickle, technical specialist for Banyan Global’s Gender and Youth practices, was selected as one of four winners of the SID-W Lightning Talks Contest.
May 21, 2021
SHOPS Plus worked with the Reproductive and Child Health Section of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children to assess and strengthen the capacity of twenty selected PRINMAT maternity homes the Mwanza and Geita regions for readiness in basic emergency maternal, obstetric, and neonatal care.
March 9, 2021
On March 8, 2021, Banyan Global participated in a podcast titled ‘Investing in women-owned health businesses: a triple win’.
February 23, 2021
On February 23, 2021, Banyan Global and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Nigeria hosted a virtual launch event for the five-year, $19 million USAID-funded Health Workforce Management (HWM) Activity.
February 17, 2021
In October 2018, Dr. Masimpaniry attended a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus business and financial management training implemented by Banyan Global team members, which inspired her to open a clinic specialized in women’s health care.
February 11, 2021
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Improving Market Partnerships and Access to Commodities Together (IMPACT) program's gender equality and social inclusion trainings were typically an in-person, multi-day event. However, after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, IMPACT pivoted to a virtual video-based platform, allowing the trainers to reach diverse technical teams and leadership while prioritizing the safety of all participants.
February 2, 2021
In 2019, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) in Uganda launched Vijana Leo (My Community, My Responsibility), a community-based, youth-led malaria activity to address the barriers that limit youth’s access to malaria-related health services. Vijana Leo’s legacy goes beyond its impact on health outcomes in communities across northwest Uganda
February 1, 2021
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Improving Market Partnerships and Access to Commodities Together (IMPACT) program in Madagascar partnered with AccèsBanque Madagascar to create a new financial product, the “motorbike loan,” designed to help community-level volunteers purchase an affordable mode of transport for delivering vital health commodities to rural communities.
November 21, 2020
Banyan Global wins the Health Workforce Management (HWM) Activity awarded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Nigeria as a task order under the Integrated Health Systems indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.