Director, Sexual & Reproductive Health

PSI Global

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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7 Myths Surrounding Contraception – Busted! 

Adolescents encounter many obstacles to safe sex and pregnancy prevention. Along with issues of access, cost, fear of side effects, compromised privacy and confidentiality, bias of providers, and socio-cultural and religious concerns – there are myths and misconceptions to contraceptive use.

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Siphiwe’s Story: DREAMS Come True

Discover how DREAMS programming is equipping AGYW with the tools to generate income & build the confidence to run their own businesses.

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Informed and Determined: Young People in Rural Benin Command the Airwaves to Talk About Sex

Discover how young leaders in Kandi, northern Benin, organized an interactive radio program to share sexual and reproductive health information with their community.

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The Next Chapter

On his final day with the project, A360 Project Director Matthew Wilson shares his reflections & insights from the last four years.

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Case Study: Strengthening National Malaria Control Programs

Malaria prevention and treatment services are a critical component of national health systems in endemic areas. But too many people don’t have reliable access to that care. Explore how PSI is working to close this gap.

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Case Study: Market Shaping and Health Systems Strengthening

Explore how widely successful HIVST initiatives in Africa and Asia are informing how PSI replicates this approach to support the introduction of Hepatitis C and COVID-19 self-testing.

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