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.
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…
The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks
Heidi Worley, senior writer/editor at PRB, spoke with Jeremy Shiffman, Visiting Scholar at PRB, and professor of public administration and policy at American University in Washington, D.C., about his current research on global health networks.
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.
The Growing Global Chronic Disease Epidemic
While infectious diseases, lack of nutrition and other traditional killers are claiming fewer lives in developing countries, deaths attributable to chronic diseases are rising. Chronic conditions account for most deaths in rich, middle-income and lower middle-income countries.