Julie Espinosa is the Associate Director of Creative at Devex. She leads a team of visual storytellers who work with reporters all over the globe to cover the topics of humanitarian aid, sustainable development and global health. Prior to joining Devex, Julie worked in documentary film production in Austin, Texas. She holds a master’s degree in communications and cultural studies from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s in visual arts from Harvard University.
To address disparities in quality across a mixed health care system, a quality improvement certification program for private health facilities called Manyata was rolled out across India. More than just a simple checklist, at scale the program could establish a minimum standard of quality for India’s private maternal health care providers.
While combating noncommunicable diseases is a global task, regional contexts cause unique challenges. In this visual series, we explore a few of these challenges through the stories of health care workers and individuals living with NCDs in three different countries.
This summer, Devex and Johnson & Johnson assembled some of the youngest changemakers in health care at Devex World. Get to know five members of the inaugural class, as they share insights on how other young people can begin making waves.
In the global development community, smart grid technology is probably the most well-known use of the "internet of things." But energy is just one example — and IoT could be set to drastically increase efficiency in many other ways.
Devex reported on both weeks of this COP, gauging the reaction to the U.S. election, catching up with global development leaders, zeroing in on questions of finance, and breaking down what it all means for development professionals. Catch up here.
Is human-centered design a game changer in global development, or just another buzzword? Devex breaks down exactly what it is and why it matters for the global development community — and delves into some of the ways it could help organizations work more efficiently.
To reach those who are in most need, health systems need to extend reach and also be sustainable. One way to do this is to adapt practices of a social enterprise. Devex speaks with Yasmin Madan, global marketing director at Population Services International, to find out more.
Oct. 1 is International Coffee Day. Devex takes a look at one of the newest specialty coffee varieties to hit the U.S. market and the economic opportunities it affords smallholder coffee farmers in Myanmar.