Accelerating private sector engagement: What the future holds

July 14, 2021

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Webinar opening: introduction from project director, Susan Mitchell 

Susan Mitchell, project director for SHOPS Plus, opens the webinar with an overview of the projects acheivements.

Watch Susan's introduction.

Reflecting on the past six years

Caroline Quijada moderated a discussion with leaders from the project, reflecting on results and implications.

Watch SHOPS Plus project leaders reflect back.

What the future holds

Caroline concluded the event, with special guests from USAID, FP2030, and the Packard Foundation, who explore what the future holds for private sector health. 

Watch the special guests discuss what the future holds.

Event description

Since 2015, SHOPS Plus has sought to harness the full potential of the private sector and catalyze public-private engagement to improve health outcomes and increase access to family planning, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and other priority health services. During this webinar, leaders from the project will reflect on results, implications, and what the future holds. View the series.



  • Caroline Quijada, Deputy Project Director, SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates


  • Mbogo Bunyi, Senior Private Sector Advisor, SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates
  • Ramakrishnan Ganesan, Senior Private Sector Advisor, SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates
  • Jeanna Holtz, Health Financing Director, SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates
  • Emily Mangone, Digital Health Specialist, SHOPS Plus Abt Associates
  • Michelle Weinberger, Modeling and Segmentation Advisor, SHOPS Plus, Avenir Health

Guest speakers:

  • Chonghee Hwang, Director, Country Engagement and Transition (Africa and Asia), FP2030
  • Kuyosh Kadirov, Senior Private Sector Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development 
  • Anand Sinha, Country Advisor, India, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Event Date
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
9:00am to 10:00am

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Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus is a five-year cooperative agreement (AID-OAA-A-15-00067) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This website is made possible by the generous support of the American people through USAID. The information provided on this website is not official U.S. government information and does not represent the views or positions of USAID or the U.S. government.

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