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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

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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

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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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