Ethiopia

Our Presence in
Ethiopia

PSI Ethiopia

Established in 2003, PSI Ethiopia leverages the power of 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.

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

03

Program
Design

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Asset 9

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

Dr. Dorothy Balaba

Country Representative PSI Ethiopia

Latest
Updates

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What are respectful services? Women and healthcare providers weigh in.

Community dialogues following a formative qualitative study conducted by Kampala Slum Maternal Newborn Health (MaNe) project, provided insights into the challenges of providing and receiving quality respectful maternal and newborn care in the urban slums of Kampala.

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100,000+ Toilets Sold (and yes, we’re flushed with joy!)

Local small businesses in Ethiopia play a significant role in flushing away the country’s sanitation woes. The big win: these businesses recently hit a major milestone—selling their 100,000th toilet to a household in Ethiopia.

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5 LESSONS FROM 5 YEARS OF INVESTING IN GIRL-CENTERED CONTRACEPTIVE PROGRAMMING

We’re committing to engaging the global ASRH community of practice to address the persistent barriers that inhibit adolescents from pursuing their holistic aspirations.

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Measuring HCD is Hard. Let’s Talk about Best Practices.

Adolescents 360 is a project aimed at increasing access to and demand for modern contraception for girls aged 15 to 19, through country-specific interventions developed using human-centered design alongside other disciplines.

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Connecting Market-Based Sanitation Stakeholders During COVID-19

This post first appeared on IRCWASH.org. By Monte Achenbach, Chief of Party, USAID – Transform WASH, PSI; and with contribution from Melaku Worku Necessity is the

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Sanitation innovation through user-centred design in Ethiopia

If product prototypes are successful, they will be produced at scale and made available locally, addressing customer needs and meeting demand for improved sanitation in the Somali region.

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