Resources

Adapting Private Sector Surveillance Strategies from the Greater Mekong Sub-Region to High Burden Settings

Despite global recommendations that surveillance systems should capture malaria case data from both private and public sectors, the integration of private sector data into national

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits | Reports and Briefs

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END OF PROJECT EVALUATION OF THE IGNITE PROJECT: VOLUME 1

This end of project evaluation assesses the relevance, impact and sustainability of Project Ignite in Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya and Mozambique. Data collection was conducted in

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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END OF PROJECT EVALUATION OF THE IGNITE PROJECT: Volume 2

This Volume 2 presents the results of the end of project evaluation of Project Ignite in Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Mozambique. The country briefs present

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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MAKING THE CASE FOR INVESTING IN MENSTRUAL HEALTH & HYGIENE

Many menstruators worldwide do not have the knowledge, skills, services, and products or support to ensure their well-being during menstruation. These challenges are even more

Practice Area:

Menstrual Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2020 DECEMBER MONTHLY PERFORMANCE REPORT

Resource Type:

Analytics | Data

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2020 NOVEMBER MONTHLY PERFORMANCE REPORT

Resource Type:

Analytics | Data

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Securing Third-Party Financing Through Accreditation-Level Quality

Lessons Learned From Implementation Of SafeCare in Uganda Under USAID’s Support for International Family Planning and Health Organizations 2 (SIFPO2) project, Population Services International (PSI)

Practice Area:

Maternal Health | Primary Care

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Strengthening Mahila Arogya Samitis to Facilitate Access to Family Planning Services for the Urban Poor

This is a high impact approach to build the capacity of women’s groups (Mahila Arogya Samitis) as health advocates and develop them into self-governing institutions

Practice Area:

Maternal Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Mapping and Listing of Urban Slums to Identify Residents in Need of Services

This is a high impact approach to ‘map and list’ urban slums and left out vulnerable population by reviewing various data sources. This mapping and

Practice Area:

Maternal Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Fixed Day Static Services/ Family Planning Day Approach to Expand Access to Quality Family Planning Services

This is a high impact approach to expand access to quality family planning services by organizing Fixed Day Static services (FDS)/Family Planning Day/Antral Diwas (spacing

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Guides and Toolkits

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Convergence of Services at the Community Level to Meet the Family Planning Needs

This is a high impact approach to facilitate integration of Family Planning and other Maternal, New Born and Child Health (MNCH) services at the community

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Maternal Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Strengthening the Capacity of Health Service Providers and Health Staff to Deliver Quality Family Planning Services

This high impact approach is to strengthen technical skills and practices of the health service providers on seven essential family planning trainings so that they

Practice Area:

Maternal Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Using Data to Effectively Manage the Family Planning Program

This high impact approach helps district officials in monitoring the performance of family planning strategies as per the Expected Level of Achievement (ELA) by analyzing

Practice Area:

Maternal Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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PMI Impact Malaria’s COVID-19 eLearning Modules

The PMI Impact Malaria project, led by PSI, has developed a series of publicly available COVID-19 eLearning Modules in both French and English. The six

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits | Interactives

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Private Sector Engagement in Malaria Case Management Toolkit

Between 2016 and 2019, Population Services International (PSI) received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to implement The Greater Mekong Sub-region Elimination of

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Connecting Contraception to Girls’ Lives and Aspirations in Southern Nigeria: The Case of 9ja Girls

A technical brief that analyzes A360’s strategy and lessons learned to date, presenting a case study of 9ja Girls, A360’s project in southern Nigeria. Led by

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2020 OCTOBER MONTHLY PERFORMANCE REPORT

Resource Type:

Analytics | Data

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BRIEF: ENSURING CONTINUATION OF SERVICE DELIVERY AND COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION DURING COVID-19

Practice Area:

COVID-19

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Quality of Care Framework for Self-care

Quality of Care Framework for Clients and Providers in the Delivery of Self-care.

Practice Area:

Self-Care

Resource Type:

Strategic Frameworks

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Expanding Access to Voluntary Family Planning Services in Mixed Health Systems

Lessons from linking private health care networks to domestic financing. Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have committed to ambitious family planning (FP) goals, including

Practice Area:

Primary Care

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Myanmar Strategic Purchasing Briefs

A series of briefs examining practical considerations in the design and implementation of strategic purchasing demonstration projects involving private general practitioners in Myanmar. These projects

Practice Area:

Primary Care

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2020 SEPTEMBER MONTHLY PERFORMANCE REPORT

Resource Type:

Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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Myanmar Strategic Purchasing Brief Series #7: Stakeholder Engagement

This is the seventh in a series of briefs examining practical considerations in the design and implementation of strategic purchasing demonstration projects involving private general

Practice Area:

Primary Care

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Transform/PHARE Learning Briefs

Transform/PHARE was a five-year USAID-funded project that used evidence based social and behavior change communication (SBCC) strategies to develop and test innovative prototypes to address

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2020 August Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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Digital Self-Care: A Framework for Design, Implementation & Evaluation

Recent developments in health practices that were once in the full control of healthcare professionals and can now be safely self-administered have created a shift

Practice Area:

Cervical Cancer | Non-Communicable Diseases

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Fact Sheet: The Kampala Slum Maternal and Newborn Health Project

With increasing urbanization in Africa concerns are emerging for the health of the urban population as cities sprawl beyond their boundaries, often filled with migrant

Practice Area:

Menstrual Health | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Youth-Powered: PSI Côte d’Ivoire’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming

PSI/Cote d’Ivoire designs and implements context-specific initiatives that leverage PSI’s global experience and commitment to youth in the region, while aligning with the ambitious goals

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Supporting public sector providers in Mozambique

Supporting public sector providers in Mozambique to offer a wide range of voluntary family planning methods through a mobile, high-volume, on-the-job training model. Training clinical

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Reports and Briefs

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2020 July Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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The intersection of disability and youth sexual and reproductive health programming in francophone West Africa

Ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services is one of the key targets of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3. However, many

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2019 Audited Financial Statements

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Financial Statements

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PSI Digital Strategy

In alignment with PSI’s organizational strategic vision of faster, sustained and increased health impacts, the organization’s approach to digital technology aims to achieve the following

Practice Area:

Digital Health Solutions

Resource Type:

Strategic Frameworks

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2020 June Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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GEMS 2019 Annual Report

This report shares the results from the GEMS program’s fourth and final year, during which private provider networks consolidated in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Annual Reports | Reports and Briefs

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Introducing the Caya Diaphragm in Niger

The Caya Diaphragm is a self-care, non-hormonal, discreet, and reusable barrier method of voluntary contraception. With funding from USAID through the Expanding Effective Contraceptive Options

Practice Area:

Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Relationships types, age disparate and sexual network trees among key populations in Zimbabwe

Background: • Globally, progress has been made over the years to reduce the HIV/AIDS pandemic. • In Zimbabwe, a ten percent decrease in new infections

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Reports and Briefs

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Community HIV testing continuity in the context of COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing

Background: Oral HIV self-tests piloted in 2017 STAR project began in 2017 in Eswatini, largest evaluation of HIV self-testing worldwide Scale-up in 2019 with PEPFAR

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Presentations

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What’s a Lab Got to Do With It?: Alliances with private laboratories produce enhanced HIV case finding yield among at-risk MSM and transgender women in Central America

Background: HIV is a concentrated epidemic in Central America. Since 2010, USAID’s Combination Prevention Program for HIV in Central America has focused on providing cost

Resource Type:

Presentations

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Understanding Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) using Human Centered design approach in Zimbabwe

Background: Like many African countries, Zimbabwe has a paucity of research on men who have sex with men (MSM). PSI Zimbabwe used human centered design (HCD) to understand the lives of MSM and

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Peer Power: Harnessing peer mobilisers to improve uptake of PrEP among adolescent girls

BACKGROUND: Nearly 1,000 Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) are infected by HIV daily in Sub Saharan Africa. Factors predisposing young women to HIV infection

Practice Area:

HIV & TB

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Community-based index case testing (ICT) among female sex workers and their sexual partners in Ethiopia: effective strategies for overcoming barriers

Background: Female sex workers (FSWs) in Ethiopia are disproportionately affected by HIV, with an estimated prevalence of 23% (national MARPs Survey, 2013, EPHI), compared to a national prevalence of 0.9% (EDHS, 2016). While index case testing and assisted partner notification (ICT/PNS) is recognized as an essential component of

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USAID MULU: Key Populations Activity: Factors associated with newly diagnosed HIV infection among female sex workers (FSW)

Background: The USAID MULU Key Populations Activity has been implementing a HIV prevention project targeting female sex workers (FSWs) through Drop-in Centers (DICs) and outreach services since 2018. FSWs in Ethiopia are disproportionately impacted by HIV, with a

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Community engagement to strengthen malaria elimination in 4 provinces in Vietnam

Vietnam has made significant progress toward malaria elimination by 2030. However, progress has recently stalled. Forest-goers are at the highest risk of malaria in Vietnam.

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Differential malaria prevention behaviors and care seeking practices between worksite migrant workers and villagers in the malaria-at-risk areas in Myanmar

Migrant populations are at an increased risk of exposure to malaria due to their nature of work and seasonal migration. This study aimed to differentiate

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Insights on forest-goer health seeking journeys for febrile illness in Cambodia and Vietnam using respondent-driven sampling

Substantial recent progress has been made towards malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). According to WHO, the number of reported malaria case declined

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Readiness of formal private sector providers for malaria case management in malaria high burden areas of Myanmar

Population Services International Myanmar has been engaging with formal private sector providers (clinics and pharmacies) in malaria high-burden areas in Myanmar to test, treat, and

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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UNDERSTANDING WHERE AND WHY THEY SEEK CARE FOR FEBRILE ILLNESS: FINDINGS FROM FOREST GOERS IN MALARIA HOTSPOT TOWNSHIPS OF MYANMAR

Forest goers are bearing high malaria infection risk due to the nature of their occupations in forests. While moving towards elimination in Myanmar, they become

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Choice of health service providers among the forest goer population in Myanmar

Forest goers in rural areas of Myanmar are at high risk of malaria infection, as they usually stay in the forest over multiple nights for

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2020 May Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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Impact of private health sector engagement interventions on provider quality of malaria case management in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam

Sustained private sector engagement is necessary to achieve malaria elimination in the GreaterMekongSub-region(GMS),where 40-78% of the population first seek care for fever in the private

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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GEMS 2019 Surveillance Bulletin

Practice Area:

Malaria

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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Enabling Urban ASHAs to Effectively Facilitate Utilization of Family Planning Services

This is an approach to strengthen urban Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) capacity to support family planning programs in India by reaching women of reproductive

Practice Area:

Maternal Health | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Seeing the Whole Girl

The presentation documents the insights that led to the transformative user experiences PSI’s flagship adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) program Adolescents 360 designs and

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Presentations

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HCD for Adolescent Services

The presentation, first delivered at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in January 2020, explores the Human Centered Design methods PSI’s flagship adolescent sexual and

Practice Area:

Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Presentations

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2020 April Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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Ignite 2019 Annual Report

2019 has been a year of consolidation and scale-up for project Ignite. Together, in the five countries of implementation (Cote d’Ivoire, Haiti, India, Kenya and

Practice Area:

Post-Abortion Care | Safe Abortion | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Identify Intervention Objectives and Set Metrics | Keystone Design Framework

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Develop Intervention Audience Archetypes

This activity guide assumes that you have identified a target consumer/audience for your intervention and want to create an “archetype” to build out a picture

Resource Type:

Design Phase | Guides and Toolkits | Keystone Activity Guide

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2020 March Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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Mobile Outreach for Family Planning in Rural Niger

Through the SIFPO2 project, Population Services International (PSI) supported the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health to conduct a proof-of-concept adaptation of mobile outreach for voluntary

Practice Area:

Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Reports and Briefs

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2020 February Monthly Performance Report

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Analytics | Data | Reports and Briefs

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Identify and Prioritize Target Consumer Segments

Sometimes it isn’t enough to broadly define your target consumer and you need to further narrow your focus. In this activity guide, you will review

Resource Type:

Diagnose Phase | Guides and Toolkits | Keystone Activity Guide

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Understand the Broader Context of the Health Market

Before designing a program, we should take time to understand the broader context in which the program will operate. In this step, you will build

Resource Type:

Diagnose Phase | Guides and Toolkits | Keystone Activity Guide

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Conduct Ideation Sessions

Note: PSI wishes to acknowledge the inspiration for certain principles described in this activity guide from the following resources: The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design

Resource Type:

Design Phase | Guides and Toolkits | Keystone Activity Guide

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Igniting a Self-Care Movement for Sexual and Reproductive Health

This roadmap is the result of a series of in-country advocacy workshops and consultations held between July 2019 and January 2020. The advocacy roadmap development

Practice Area:

Sexual & Reproductive Health

Resource Type:

Guides and Toolkits

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Women’s Self-Care: Products and Practices

Women’s ownership of their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is a rights-based expression of self-determination. In this issue of Outlook on Reproductive Health, we address these

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