What's New

In a new report and commentary, Janet argues that this is a pivotal moment for the Biden administration and USAID, as they formulate a new vision for sustainable global health and development, referred to as localization. Janet provides lessons from the HP+/Palladium experience in partnering with local actors to design and implement policy, advocacy, financing, and governance solutions to health challenges.

In a recent commentary for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Janet assesses the Biden Administration's National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality, arguing that to succeed the administration must expedite the timeline, identify a limited number of priorities, widen the circle of committed champions, and garner operational and political support from key external, global partners.

In an article and report authored with national health officials from Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, the Georgetown University Center for Innovation in Global Health, and AVAC, Janet analyzes the integration of HIV and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for adolescent girls and young women. It identifies key approaches to improving health outcomes and curbing the HIV epidemic.