Ethiopia

Our Presence in
Ethiopia

PSI Ethiopia

How we
work

Established in 2003 and with 290+ staff (and counting), PSI Ethiopia leverages the power insight marketing to design, deliver and scale interventions across the country’s private and public sectors. Our work spans HIV solutions and treatment; adolescent sexual and reproductive healthcare; prevention and screening for non-communicable diseases; and water, sanitation and hygiene solutions all to reach the same goal: strengthen Ethiopia’s health markets to reach consumers with life-saving health services and products.

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Asset 17

Consumer
Led

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Asset 26

Market Development

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Program
Design

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Social
Enterprise

Our
Impact

PSI Ethiopia has achieved the following impact across its areas of practice:

From 2016-2020,

89,488

sanitary products delivered to households, serving 411,644 total consumers.

In 2020,

77,216

consumers reached with financial and contraceptive counseling.

In 2020,

36,112

girls reached with voluntary contraception.

From 2016 to 2020,

2,499,362

at-risk individuals screened for hypertension, with 70,728 diagnosed patients referred to care.

From 2017-2020

298,434

HIV/AIDS services provided.

Featured Projects

USAID Transform WASH and USAID Growth through Nutrition Activity

Donor: USAID

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PMI VectorLink

Donor: US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)

Project Lead: Abt Associates

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HIV Services for Key and Priority Populations

Donor: USAID

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Healthy Heart Africa

Corporate Partner: AstraZeneca UK

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Adolescents 360

Donor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

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Our
Leadership

Dr. Dorothy Balaba

Country Representative PSI Ethiopia

Latest
Updates

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Innovating for no-touch handwashing: Ethiopian industrial designers reach for scale

This piece was originally featured on the IRC blog. By Monte Achenbach, Chief of Party, USAID Transform WASH, PSI with contributions from Ephraim Mebrate, Tsegaye

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Collage of women and girls

1 constant in the 12 months since COVID

There’s been 1 constant in the 12 months since COVID started: women and girls’ health priorities do not pause for a pandemic. Amidst COVID, we’ve

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Q&A: How to Engage Youth, According to PSI Young Designers

Since A360’s launch in 2016, young people have shown us that the best solutions for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programs come from when

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WHAT IT TAKES TO BUILD A SANITATION MARKET: USAID TRANSFORM WASH AND THE PLASTIC TOILET SLAB IN ETHIOPIA

By Monte Achenbach, Chief of Party, TRANSFORM WASH Ethiopia  The ultimate goal of building WASH markets is to achieve ever expanding, self-sustaining household access to,

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Young Designers in Ethiopia

Testing Prototypes… in a Pandemic

By Ruth Desta, Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Manager, PSI Ethiopia As our program insights show: in Ethiopia, unmarried girls in relationships may not plan

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Youth Contraceptive Programming: Learning from a Mid-Term Evaluation

As a learning project, PSI’s flagship adolescent sexual and reproductive health program, Adolescents 360 (A360) used its external 2018 mid-term evaluation (MTE) to support corrections

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