Deputy Director, Sexual & Reproductive Health


Alison Malmqvist has 20 years of experience developing and leading integrated public health programs in Africa and the Caribbean with a focus on designing, implementing, managing and monitoring social marketing and health communication programs for sexual and reproductive health, malaria prevention and child survival. She has served as PSI’s country representative in South Sudan, Haiti and Senegal, and as a technical advisor for several African country programs including the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kenya. She was responsible for launching PSI’s country program in South Sudan, introducing an innovative approach to bringing lifesaving products and information to people in challenging and complex settings. She most recently established and directed PSI’s Regional Social Enterprise in Southern Africa dedicated to improving access to quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health solutions for girls and women across the region.


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Where PSI will be at GHTechX

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Revamped and Revitalized: New Twists on Existing Contraceptives

By Chastain Mann, EECO Project Director, WCG Cares, and Ashley Jackson, EECO Project Deputy Director, PSI  The Need for New Options Worldwide, women can relate

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Four Considerations when Developing National Self-Care Guidelines

By Sandy Garçon, Head of SCTG Secretariat and Kasey Henderson, SCTG Secretariat Member As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, we have seen our

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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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This Marketing Mantra Led Mike Joubert to PSI’s Board

January 2021 marked the exciting start of a new term for PSI’s Board of Directors. We are conducting interviews with the Board members, delving into their backgrounds, personal and professional journeys, as

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Research: Youth Contraceptive Programming Amidst Cultural Complexity

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