Heidi Worley is PRB’s editorial director and deputy director for the USAID-funded Policy Advocacy and Communications Enhanced (PACE) project. Worley has 25 years’ experience in global and domestic health as writer, editor, project manager, and policy analyst. Her focus is women’s health and strategic communications. Previous positions include senior policy analyst in PRB’s International Programs; director of research, evaluation, and advocacy, Maternity Care Coalition-Philadelphia; director of communications and business strategies for a private medical clinic; health and social analyst and communications associate, International Center for Research on Women; project manager, Refugee Policy Group; and program coordinator and trainer, Youth For Understanding. Worley holds a master’s degree in international relations from American University and completed graduate work toward her doctorate in public health at Temple University.
Family Planning Champions in Kenya Celebrate Success in Counties
Policymakers in Kenya's Embu and Bungoma counties recently showed their support for family planning by approving firm budget commitments in the 2016 fiscal year. Their actions marked success for PRB's work with a local partner on bolstering family planning policies in the country.
Top 10 Countries Closing Gender Gap
Since 2006, the World Economic Forum has issued a Global Gender Gap Index to review gender-based disparities around the world and track progress in closing the gap in four areas: educational attainment, health, economic participation, and political empowerment. According to The Global Gender Gap Rep…
Communicating the Mozambique Demographic and Health Survey Findings
PRB, in partnership with the Mozambican Instituto Nacional de Estatistics and the Mozambique Ministry of Health, developed a policy communication strategy and publications to help provincial policymakers and others address the country's health problems and create policies.