Training that Sticks

  This probably falls into the category of stuff everyone already knows, but it’s so important I wanted to mention it anyway. Training is one of the most common interventions … more Blood & Milk…


Six things I was thinking about while on maternity leave:

1.       Does the success of cash transfers mean that poverty is a result of the capitalist system and instead of working for international development projects I should be an activist … more Blood & Milk…


Drinking Our Own ORS

(This is a reprint of a post I wrote for my Global Health Basics blog, which it turns out I have neither the time nor the technical prowess to maintain.) … more Blood & Milk…


Nutrition and Malnutrition

  This one’s for Glenna. There are lots of ways you can prevent or cure malnutrition. They come down to emergency feeding, supplementation, fortification, and changing food behaviors. Here’s a … more Blood & Milk…


Things I believe in #13: Giving your team hats and t-shirts

When I sat down to expand on this, I realized what I really meant was – make your staff into a team. Treat them as competent professionals working together for … more Blood & Milk…


on research and donor funding

This nice summary of BDI logic models does two things. It 1) gives you an overview of a model for behavior change that actually takes into account the complexity of … more Blood & Milk…


Two on Tuesday – Systems Failure

Two on Tuesday is a new feature where I find a couple examples of a phenomenon or issue that I find interesting, and try to learn something useful from them. … more Blood & Milk…