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

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Digital platforms can increase COVAX uptake. We explain.

How PSI is driving global behavior change for COVID-19 prevention and vaccine uptake using Facebook.

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PSI is Bringing Sexy Back

PSI is bringing sexy back to sexual health by incorporating pleasure-forward content into its programming and taking it one step further by conducting quantitative and qualitative research to contribute to the growing body of evidence on the impact of sex-positive content.

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Pakistan’s Hackathon for Reproductive Health

On Aug. 6, 2021, PSI Pakistan launched the SRH hackathon, shortlisting 45 teams of the 300 submissions received. The resulting winner – young leader Laraib Abid – pitched Bridge the Gap, a free, user-friendly mobile application that consists of information on contraceptive methods for both men and women, geo-fencing of free clinics and corresponding tele-health phone numbers and a “life skills” toolkit.

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It’s never too early to build strong mixed health systems

How and when can we support countries to advance toward Universal Health Coverage (UHC)? Our work in Somalia and Somaliland presents applicable learnings that can inform how we — across countries and contexts — can build the foundation needed to progress toward UHC.

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Q&A: Making Health a Community Affair

We speak with Dr. Khin Swe Swe, Executive Director of Lan Pya Kyel (LPK) in Myanmar.

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Your Vote Could Mean Additional Funding for PSI

Peter Singer, with the support of The Life You Can Save, the effective giving organization he founded, will be donating a portion of prize funding to The Life You Can Save’s charities.
Want to help determine which organizations receive funding? Vote for Population Services International here.

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