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Football increases HIV testing in Malawi by 30%

A project that used football to attract young people to raise awareness about HIV / AIDS increased HIV testing by around 30%, according to an impact assessment

Practice Area:

HIV & TB | HIVST

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Greenstar celebrates Mother’s Day with a commitment to female-health

Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM) conducted a special session on Facebook, to commemorate the occasion of Mother’s Day 2020. This emotionally rich event inspired the families,

Practice Area:

Maternal Health | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Because Hamiltonians Make Change: Mary Phillips ’11

Her path to a job with a nonprofit in Ethiopia began with Hamilton and a prestigious Watson Fellowship, with several career stops en route. Mary Phillips

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Maternité : espacer intelligemment les naissances

La maternité est une joie qui n’est pas offerte à toutes les femmes. Mais lorsqu’on se retrouve coincée entre deux accouchements rapprochés, cela peut perturber

Practice Area:

Maternal Health | Primary Care | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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How COVID-19 could complicate treatment for HIV patients

NAIROBI — As cases of COVID-19 rise globally, so are concerns about the toll this pandemic could have on populations living with HIV. This alarm

Practice Area:

COVID-19 | HIV & TB | HIV/Tuberculosis

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The spread of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Greater Mekong subregion: a molecular epidemiology observational study

Evidence suggests that the PfKelch13 mutations that confer artemisinin resistance in falciparum malaria have multiple independent origins across the Greater Mekong subregion, which has motivated

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Malaria is getting bigger and badder — and we’re not ready for it

Over the past 15 years, the number of annual deaths due to malaria has plummeted by about 400,000, according to the World Health Organization. Scientists

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Malaria

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Malaria risk factors and care-seeking behaviour within the private sector among high-risk populations in Vietnam: a qualitative study

Vietnam has successfully reduced malaria incidence by more than 90% over the past 10 years, and is now preparing for malaria elimination. However, the remaining

Practice Area:

Malaria

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An assessment of national surveillance systems for malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific

Heads of Government from Asia and the Pacific have committed to a malaria-free region by 2030. In 2015, the total number of confirmed cases reported

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Malaria and the mobile and migrant population in Cambodia: a population movement framework to inform strategies for malaria control and elimination

The relationships between human population movement (HPM) and health are a concern at the global level. In the case of malaria, those links are crucial

Practice Area:

Malaria

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Malaria Wars

A disaster is looming in Cambodia and the rest of the Greater Mekong subregion: A deadly malaria parasite has become resistant to both drugs used

Practice Area:

Malaria

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New film tells the story of the journey from research to practice for self-injectable contraception in Malawi

The film: Made in partnership with Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), FHI 360 and USAID, “The Power of Self-injectable Contraception“ communicates the findings of a study [1]

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Au Kenya, une plate-forme numérique pour aider les jeunes filles à prévenir leurs grossesses

Le centre de santé intégré Milele est une petite clinique privée familiale au cœur de Githurai-Roysambu, un quartier d’une banlieue défavorisée de Nairobi. Plus qu’un

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Can self-care health interventions help countries reach UHC?

NAIROBI — On a recent afternoon, 19-year old Peter was approached by an NGO worker at the Kahawa West County Market on the outskirts of

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Seattle may soon have a Bill Gates-funded at-home coronavirus test

In the Seattle area, where dozens of people have tested positive for the new coronavirus and hundreds more may be infected and not know it,

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Kenya: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services That Connects At-Risk Persons to PrEP in Kenya

Nairobi — In June 2017 the World Health Organization (WHO) updated their list of medicines deemed essential, these are drugs that every person should have

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Kenya: How Self-Care Interventions are Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health in Kenya

Nairobi — In June 2019 the World Health Organisation published consolidated guidelines on self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health. It defines self-care as the ability

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Kenya : l’autodépistage, un nouvel outil dans la lutte contre le VIH

Dans le pays, 7 % de la population vit avec le virus. D’ici à 2020, quelque 5 millions d’autotests doivent être déployés en Afrique de l’Est. « Connaissez-vous

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Malaria: SFH partners Niger on mosquito net distribution in Rafi LG

The Society for Family Health (SFH) in collaboration with Niger state government on Wednesday said it would distribute 158,400 Long Lasting Insecticidal nets (LLIN) to

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3 ways India can tackle its human-waste problem

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6 aims to ensure availability of clean water and sanitation for all. The two are deeply interconnected issues: Lack of robust

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120,000 tonnes of faecal sludge: why India needs a market for human waste

India’s urban areas produce 120,000 tonnes of faecal sludge on a daily basis, but an estimated two-thirds of the country’s households with toilets aren’t connected to the

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In Kenya, a stagnating fight against malaria calls for new strategies

Nairobi – Kenya seemed to be on track to win the fight against malaria. It distributed millions of insecticide-treated bed nets. It fumigated countless homes. It

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Cote d’Ivoire: Les jeunes invités à utiliser les méthodes contraceptives

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: Hervé Zago, coordonnateur Programme Transform de Population Service International (Psi), a organisé le festival Didier, le vendredi 26 et samedi 27 juillet

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Celebrating self-care month: Six ways FHI 360 is advancing the self-care agenda for sexual and reproductive health

Self-management. Self-testing. Self-awareness. These are three pillars of self-care interventions that can help promote the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women, men,

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Unitaid joins Elton John AIDS Foundation and CIFF to drive HIV self-testing in Kenya

London –  Unitaid has joined the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and local partners to fund a campaign to persuade

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The ATLAS project in West Africa: a big innovation at local level to achieve the global HIV screening goal by 2020

Dakar – HIV self-testing will be more widely disseminated and promoted in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal so that people with the highest risk of contracting

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The Evolving Challenge of Urban Health

by Shama Karkal and Bhumika Nanda Urban economies are rapidly changing: 52% of the world is now urbanized (compared to 39% three decades ago), and

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Opinion: What we’ll be celebrating — and mourning — this time next year

By Karl Hofmann, President and CEO, PSI Last year saw the hopeful — such as strong political to end the world’s biggest infectious disease killer,

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Unitaid steps up drive to revolutionize HIV diagnosis

Amsterdam, 25 July 2018 – Unitaid stepped up its drive to revolutionize HIV diagnosis with today’s launch of two grant projects that promote self-testing as

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Unitaid and South Africa Partner to Accelerate HIV and TB Prevention and Treatment

Pretoria – Unitaid and South Africa’s National Department of Health have launched a partnership to accelerate the country’s efforts to prevent and treat HIV and

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USAID Awards Global Contract to PSI and Partners to Advance Malaria Service Delivery in 30 Countries

Washington, D.C. – PSI is excited to announce that it has been successfully awarded a new contract by USAID to support the Presidents Malaria Initiative to

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How a project helping mothers in India could help save the world

It has been inspiring to see the international community embrace the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Even more encouraging are the growing recognition of the critical

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Davos: An NGO leader’s survival guide

What does a non-profit leader need to survive at Davos? When Kate Roberts of Population Services International wrote a survival guide for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, she

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The Art of the Development Deal (SSIR)

The Stanford Social Innovation Review shares four key recommendations on how the Trump administration can use foreign aid to further American interests and improve the

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New USAID Partnership Leverages Private Investment to Save Women, Children

In India, PSI and USAID is joining the government to bring new partners and innovative ideas to the table to help strengthen health care in the

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Big Bet Philanthropy: These Gifts Of $25 Million Or More Target Society’s Toughest Problems

Large fortunes beget large gifts, and more than ever, prominent philanthropists and foundations are anteing up $25 million-plus to help tackle problems of poverty, disease, substandard

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The rise of Myanmar’s social entrepreneurs

As donors and NGOs focus on the humanitarian crisis in the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma, social entrepreneurs are continuing their work on

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USAID Announces a New Development Impact Bond

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Green, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, will announce a new development impact bond aimed at reducing maternal and newborn

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World’s first maternal health development impact bond

World’s first healthcare development impact bond aims to reduce mother and baby deaths in Rajasthan, India The world’s first development impact bond (DIB) in healthcare

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Au Zimbabwe, La Révolution Des Autotests

Ce dont nous parlons ici reste entre nous, c’est confidentiel. » La scène se passe à Goromonzi, dans l’est du Zimbabwe. Penchée en avant, une tablette électronique à

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Debra Messing Deems Global Ambassador Status With PSI As Her ‘Soul Work’

For almost a decade, Will & Grace star Debra Messing has been a global health ambassador for PSI. She has visited PSI’s HIV prevention programs

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PSI at the 2017 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Meeting

On November 5-9, PSI will join hundreds of tropical medicine and global health professionals in Baltimore, MD for the 66th American Society of Tropical Medicine &

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Working With Women, Not For Them

214 million women worldwide do not have access to reliable family planning options. On World Contraception Day, advocates focused on turning the traditional family planning

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Number of Countries Adopting HIV Self-Testing Policies Rises Sharply

Geneva – Unitaid and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today the publication of the 2017 HIV Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Self-Testing Landscape report. Released during

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World’s Largest HIV Self-Testing Initiative Expands in Critical New Phase

PARIS, 24 July 2017 – Three out of every 10 people living with HIV do not know they are infected with the virus. The HIV

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PSI at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science

On 23-26 July 2017, PSI will join thousands of HIV experts, program implementers, researchers, policy makers, and persons living with HIV, from around the world at

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Should Condoms Be Sold?

THE HIV/AIDS scourge has left many families destitute in Africa and even beyond. According to statistics, millions of people have died as a result of AIDS

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Cervical cancer is most deadly in India. This program is trying to change that

Cervical cancer afflicts a half million women across the world every year, but it’s most deadly in India. For many Indian women, seeing a doctor

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Thank you, Mama Maria

Growing up, Mary Gorret Musoke, later nicknamed “Mama Maria,” was the only girl in her village in Uganda to receive more than a basic education.

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Female Students Educated On Sexual And Reproductive Health

Female students have been urged to take responsibility of their sexual and reproductive health and to live acceptable social lifestyles. Dr. Emmanuel Ameh, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at

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Procter & Gamble Marks 12 years of Sharing Clean Drinking Water

Procter & Gamble (P&G) is committed to leveraging a tiny packet in a big way for the one billion people who still live without clean

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Evaluation is Crucial to Reaching the FP2020 Goals

Sexual and reproductive health (SRH), particularly family planning, is very close to our hearts. As highlighted in our 60-second interview, before we joined Itad many of us

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3 Things I Learned During My Time in Mozambique

Malnutrition is a serious issue in Mozambique. Micronutrient deficiencies are widespread, representing a threat to the lives of many children across the country. Available data

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Trump Policy Cripples LPPA Terminates Lesotho Health Project

United States President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the ‘Mexico City Policy’ has cost jobs of more than 20 employees of the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association

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Secure Girls Talk 2017

Secure Girls Talk is a free talk show event to bring young girls together for an evening of learning, sharing thoughts and networking. The talk will

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Contraceptive Pills Market is growing steadily and is expected to grow at the CAGR of 2.2% by the end of 2022

The global contraceptive pills market has been evaluated as progressively growing market and it is expected that the market will continue to grow similarly in

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No Glove, No Love

Does durian flavour tickle your fancy? Or would you like to try a missile-shaped “power shot” condom or one that is “baggy” at the tip

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What Has Merck Been Doing Lately to Help Mothers and Babies Survive and Thrive?

Where a mother gives birth shouldn’t determine her chances of survival, nor should it be a factor in the health and survival of her child.

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Council Clinics to Offer VMMC

POPULATION Services International Zimbabwe has come up with a proposal to ensure the Bulawayo City Council decentralises the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services to

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Diving into Myanmar? Check Your Start-up Assumptions

When it comes to disruptive technology, bridging the “language” gap between the tech/engineering side and the end user is a common challenge. It’s an issue

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U.S. Assistance Activity to Improve the Nutrition for Mothers and Children in Ethiopia

The U.S. Agency for International Development, in collaboration with Save the Children and the Government of Ethiopia, announced a new multi-sector nutrition activity known as

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Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Uptake Through Soccer in Zimbabwe

This report looks at the results of an impact evaluation of the Make The Cut Plus(MTC+) project – a short, sport-based intervention, delivered by Grassroot

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Stop Talking about Storytelling. Start Doing It.

This week, we are launching the fruit of many years of work developing, fielding, and optimizing Sea Change’s storytelling training. It’s an interactive and detailed

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Both Child and Slave

It’s been the same routine for eight years, since she was eight years old. Rising every morning at 4:00 a.m., Jesula disposes of the family’s

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Empowering Haiti’s Invisible Children

It’s been the same routine for eight years, since she was eight years old. Rising every morning at 4:00 a.m., Jesula disposes of the family’s

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What Should be Prioritized in the Health Sector in 2017?

2016 has seen enormous developments in the health sector. Various initiatives and campaigns have been held in the fight against numerous infectious and non-communicable diseases

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Young Moms Know Best

Standing over the stove in the humid kitchen, peeling vegetables for her family’s lunch while her young daughter tugged at her jeans, Kayla told me

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It Is A Big Deal, And It Happened to Me

The unusual topic of conversation seems to follow me. At business meetings, dinner parties, and coffee dates, people keep talking to me about their childhood

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Only by Innovating Can We End the HIV Pandemic

In rural Zimbabwe, 53-year-old Rosemary Mapingurei receives life-saving antiretroviral drugs free of cost at the Dumbo district health centre, a few hours’ drive from Harare.

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