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Pursuing universal health coverage through innovative and sustainable solutions that meet the actual health needs of people in developing countries.

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Using our global presence and more than 50 years of experience to tackle the health challenges affecting people around the world.

We Focus On
5 Health Areas

We approach care from the consumers’ perspective, improve the market for products and services, and develop solutions that are affordable, convenient and effective, to help make universal health coverage more of a reality.

PSI looks at all programming through the lens of gender, including the impact that violence has on access to health services.

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Consumer-Powered
Healthcare

Not only are we helping to build sustainable solutions for the world’s most serious health issues, but we’re also creating a healthcare experience that treats beneficiaries like consumers—starting with putting more care and control directly in consumers’ hands. We believe consumer-powered healthcare results in better healthcare.

And, we’re making some bold commitments to achieve faster results.

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Improve primary care networks

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Put more care and control in consumers’ hands

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Revolutionize the way adolescents access contraception

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04

Unlock domestic financing

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Improve primary care networks

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Put more care and control in consumers’ hands

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Revolutionize the way adolescents access contraception

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Unlock domestic financing

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Contraceptives & Reproductive Health

Contraceptives & Reproductive Health

Revolutionizing the way people access contraception and helping them plan the families they desire.

Reality

Over 214 million women and girls lack access to modern contraception. And, an estimated 20 million unsafe abortions occur every year, putting women’s lives at risk.

Our Solutions

  • Permanent Methods
  • Contraceptive Implants
  • Postpartum IUD
  • Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD)
  • Oral Contraception
  • Diaphragm
  • Injectable Contraception
  • Male Condoms
  • Female Condoms
  • Stand Days Method and CycleBeads
  • Medical abortion (where legal)
  • Post-abortion care

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Increasing access to and use of household water treatment, soap and toilets.

Reality

Every year, 842,000 people around the world die from diseases associated with unsafe water

Our Solutions

  • Household water treatment
  • Sanitation, toilets and waste management
  • Handwashing

Malaria

Malaria

Improving the availability, affordability and use of effective malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Reality

Nearly half the world’s population is at risk of malaria.

Our Solutions

  • Case Management, including rapid diagnostic testing and treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapy
  • Case identification, tracking and treatment for elimination of malaria
  • Prevention through mass distribution of long-lasting insecticide treated nets

HIV/TB

HIV/TB

Working for an AIDS-free generation by implementing evidence-based, cost-effective interventions in collaboration with country governments and other partners.

Reality

In 2016, there were 36.7 million people living with HIV.
We’re implementing biomedical, behavioral and structural interventions using a combination of preventative actions.

Our Solutions

  • HIV Self-Testing
  • Facility-based HIV testing and counseling
  • Access, initiation, and adherence to treatment
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) for people at very high risk for HIV
  • Voluntary medical male circumcision
  • Stigma and discrimination reduction
  • Condoms and lubricant
  • Needle and syringe distribution
  • Integration in reproductive health services

Non Communicable Diseases

Non Communicable Diseases

Developing cutting edge screening, treatment, and care interventions to address cervical cancer, diabetes and hypertension.

Reality

NCDs account for more deaths than HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, diarrhea and all other communicable diseases, combined.

Our Solutions

  • Diabetes prevention and control of diabetes in pregnancy and Type 2 diabetes.
  • Hypertension education, screening, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Cervical Cancer awareness and access to screening, preventative treatment and referrals for women at risk.

Commitments

Put more care and control directly in consumers' hands

Commitments

Put more care and control directly in consumers' hands

We'll partner with others to bring the latest medical and technological advances that enable consumers to “self-initiate” care. We'll use evidence and consumer insights to create new opportunities for consumers to access information, social and emotional support, products, services, diagnostics and treatment to become active participants in their healthcare. This will include:

  • The use of two-way digital platforms that gather consumer insights, provide tailored information based on consumer needs, link to quality care, track healthcare uptake, get feedback on services and create a continuum of care
  • Diagnostic technologies like HIV self-testing that have been shown to reach more people than traditional diagnostics, helping people learn their HIV status when and where they choose
  • Sub-cutaneous injectable contraceptives (DPMA-SC / SubQ) that can be safely and easily administered by community health workers and through home- and self-injection

Commitments

Revolutionize the way adolescents access contraception

Commitments

Revolutionize the way adolescents access contraception

We'll partner with others to ensure all sexually-active young people have access to the widest range of contraceptive options and that access to services is embraced and advocated for and by young people, their health providers, governments, families and communities. We'll reimagine and redefine the way sexual and reproductive health and rights programs are designed, delivered measured and evaluated. We'll build greater trust between adolescents and the health system and build lifetime users of contraception.

In support of the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) initiative, PSI pledges to reach 10 million people under the age of 25 with modern contraceptive methods by the end of December 2020.

Commitments

Improve access to public and private primary care networks

Commitments

Improve access to public and private primary care networks

We'll actively partner with governments, the private sector and others to find solutions for the 400 million people globally who currently lack access to a front line of basic health services. Building on our experience of more than 15 years working with over 20,000 health providers across 25 countries, we will deploy the latest market, consumer and provider insights to help increase and sustain the equitable use of existing private or public healthcare networks. While solutions will differ country by country, and community by community, they'll all focus on building primary healthcare systems from the consumers’ perspective, which is critical to achieving sustained use of products, services, and medicines and quality health outcomes. We'll improve access in three ways:

  • Advance Private Provider Quality Toward Accreditation/Certification (enable access to financing)
  • Develop and demonstrate innovative and scalable models for expanding primary care
  • Improve coordination of information for decision-making and increase visibility of Sara’s needs/behavior through data engagement

Commitments

Unlock domestic financing in developing countries

Commitments

Unlock domestic financing in developing countries

Development assistance for health – particularly for vertical disease management interventions – is flatlining. We'll actively partner with donors and governments to promote domestic resource mobilization to achieve UHC faster. We'll facilitate the development and delivery of financing mechanisms at scale, such as social insurance and strategic purchasing of services from non-public primary health care access points. We'll broaden our social enterprise business models, catering to consumers who can pay without financial hardship (another form of domestic financing) and more effectively targeting subsidy where most needed.

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