Our
Approaches

Achieving universal health coverage calls for innovative and sustainable solutions to the world’s toughest health issues. We use proven business practices, like marketing and franchising, to help build strong health systems in the private and public sector.

01

Shape Markets

  • Understanding and Influencing Consumer & Market Behavior
  • Moving Care Closer
  • Harvesting Technology and Innovation
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02

Shift Global Health Policy and Funding

  • Evolving Global Health Funding
  • Influencing Global and National Priorities
  • Building a Movement
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03

Strengthen Global Capacity

  • Building People and Leadership
  • Fostering Technical and Operational Excellence
  • Expanding Strategic Partnerships
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Our
Commitments

Providing even more individuals the ability to design their own healthcare.

We’re a nonprofit,
but we take a business approach to saving lives

We break the traditional development model and tackle the toughest health problems by using proven business practices like marketing and franchising, by helping build strong health systems in the private and public sector, by tapping into the expertise of 6,000 local staff in more than 50 countries around the world, and by measuring our impact.

Read on to see how we do development differently.

Latest
Updates

Discover what's happening at PSI

Client-Centered Approaches Transform Access to HIV Services. Here’s How.

Through the MDG-H-PSI Response for HIV and STIs in Madagascar project, PSI works closely with local partners and the Malagasy government to introduce community-based and client-centered approaches that simplify and adapt HIV services across the continuum of prevention, care and treatment.

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A COVID solution for 1.4 billion people

As Delta emerged, we needed to motivate people in India to adopt COVID-19 preventive behaviors and vaccine uptake.  And yet, in a country as vast and as diverse as India, we asked ourselves: how could we reach and inspire consumers to take up a common behavior amidst different experiences? 

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Measuring a ‘Moving Target’

Human-centred design (HCD) is increasingly being used as a complementary approach to traditional global health programming methods.

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SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL BUSINESSES FOR HEALTH IMPACT

Social businesses at PSI reinvest profits into growing businesses to deliver content that connects consumers to quality, affordable products.

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COVID-19 catalyzed digital transformation for reproductive health

Consumer engagement on digital channels increased during COVID, providing PSI’s Social Business Unit an opportunity to leverage digital channels to support business continuity and provision of reproductive health information, products, and services.

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3 challenges women face in accessing healthcare

We spoke with PSI Board member Dr. Ana Langer, a Professor of Public Health at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

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