Heidi Worley is PRB’s editorial director. 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.
Inaugural American Community Survey Data Users Conference a Success
From May 29-30, PRB and its partner, Sabre Systems, in conjunction with the U.S. Census Bureau, hosted the first-ever American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference was attended by 284 participants from across the United States and featured more than 40 pres…
$5 More Per Person Annually Could Save Millions of Mothers and Children
Recent research by a group of health systems experts details how a 2 percent increase in current spending for maternal and child health can save 147 million children, prevent 32 million stillbirths, and avert 5 million maternal deaths by 2035.