[View the full Whitepaper: Remote Technical Assistance and its Role During a Global Pandemic] Technical assistance is a core component of international development and relief programs. Remote technical assistance (TA) is a way to keep a roster of experts and … Continue reading 5 Ways Remote Technical Assistance Can Help During a Pandemic
As a global population, we have never been more dependent on the need for global knowledge transfer. The faster we learn and respond to information from other parts of the world, the more lives can be saved. Incidentally, we have also never been as prepared to connect on a global scale and share that knowledge. Continue reading Fighting two viruses at once: why a global crisis needs a global response
OnFrontiers recently spoke with Dr. Dennis Carroll – former director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Emerging Threats Division. He currently serves as Director of the Global Virome Project, a global cooperative scientific initiative to massively lower risk of harm from future viral outbreaks over 10 years, and holds a PhD in molecular biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Continue reading He knew the virus was coming. Here’s how to prevent the next one
OnFrontiers spoke with Dr. Sweta Chakraborthy, an expert in our network, about how her background in evidence-based communications skills can play a crucial role in responding effectively to the COVID-19 crisis by helping those who make decisions understand not just existing but also emerging risks. Continue reading When responding to a crisis like COVID-19 no one can operate in a silo
OnFrontiers caught up with David Milestone – an expert in our network in global health and innovation – about what we can already learn from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help the world better cope with the next pandemic or global health crisis because it is never too early to start preparing. Continue reading How we can learn from the Covid-19 pandemic to prepare for future global health disasters
OnFrontiers spoke with Dr. Maureen Miller from our expert community – an epidemiologist and medical anthropologist – about how International Development organizations can prepare and protect their projects and beneficiaries around the world from the impacts of coronavirus. Continue reading How can international development organizations prepare their projects for the impacts of Coronavirus?
Often times teams utilize external expertise heavily when they are doing their initial capture research for a proposal or tender opportunity. They send teams out to the country to interview technical experts, ask questions about what is currently happening on … Continue reading How to run an external Red-Team Review
How to get the right stories and vignettes to support your technical approach You’ve done your homework. You know about this proposal, about the technical area, about the country and the local context. You’ve worked with the right subject matter … Continue reading Can you smell the yak?
How many times have you looked at the budget required for your capture trip and groaned? Do you have the money to send a team of people flying thousands of miles around the world to spend a week on the … Continue reading How to plan to your Virtual Capture Trip