Reproductive health stories from Pathfinder and beyond

Our Global Impact in 2014

2014 was a great year for Pathfinder, and we are SO PROUD to share our accomplishments with you. Take a look at our infographic!

Haitian Health Center Takes First Step Toward Improved Care

Les Anglais

Pathfinder's Services de Santé de Qualité pour Haiti project approached the staff of Les Anglais clinic with an innovative solution to address their challenges and improve overall service delivery.

System Strengthening Key to a Healthy Haiti, Experts Agree

Representatives from Pathfinder, USAID/Haiti, Health Through Walls, and the University Research Company led a panel at the Jan. 29 event “Five years after the earthquake: Moving forward for a healthy Haiti.”

Country: Haiti
Focus Area: Systems Strengthening

Turning the Tables for Better Health Care in Haiti


Results-based financing has the potential to completely change Haiti’s health system, how health care is delivered—and the quality of the care. Pathfinder and Deloitte have teamed with the Ministry of Health to take their model to two departments in Haiti.

Country: Haiti
Focus Area: Systems Strengthening

The World is Calling for Change

Today is a day of beginnings at Pathfinder. It is the first of the month, the start of a new fiscal year, and importantly, today is the official start of a new five-year strategy. Looking beyond 2015, we must advance sexual and reproductive health and rights globally by catalyzing change locally. We must do it now.

Courageous Pioneers: 50 Years in Kenya

For 50 years, Pathfinder International has served millions of women, men, and young people across Kenya. Today, we celebrate our proudest, most groundbreaking achievements. And we thank the dedicated and passionate partners, donors, and staff that made them possible.

10 Ways the Integrated Family Health Program Is a Game-Changer for Ethiopia

For the past five years, millions of women, men, and young people throughout Ethiopia have been touched by the Integrated Family Health Program, led by Pathfinder International and JSI and funded by USAID.

2012: The Year to Change the World for Girls and Women

2012 The Year to change the world for girls and women

The focus on development initiatives for women over the last few years has been inspiring, particularly in reproductive health, but Caroline Crosbie believes radical change is on the horizon in 2012.

The Energy in the Room Was Electric

Excitement fills the room at Pathfinder's launch event for a new Lake Victoria Integrated Community-Managed Population, Health and Environment Project that is set to unfold in Uganda and Kenya.

Fighting HIV By Empowering Sex Workers

Female sex workers, Mukta project in India

In Maharashtra, India, strengthening communities means empowering some of its most marginalized groups--sex workers--to fight HIV.

Using Data for Decision Making at Every Level

In a remote, but densely populated village in Ethiopia, Masreshah Abebe strives to improve the reproductive health of her community through the monitoring and evaluation of data.

'Anti-Prostitution Pledge' Ruling Corrects Misguided, Harmful Policy

Kristy Kade, argues that the recent Second Circuit ruling corrects a policy that ties the hands of organizations working to stop the spread of HIV.

7 Billion Reasons to Care About World Population Day

It took the world 200,000 years to reach 1 billion people. It's only taken us 207 years to reach 7 billion. This World Population Day, there are 7 billion reasons to care, and 7 billion reasons to take action

Day Two: Community-Driven

On Sarah Eckhoff's journey to Burundi to observe and document our Maternal and Child Health Project, she meets an inspiring little boy.

Day One: Maman Lumières (Illuminating Mothers)

Sarah Eckhoff shares a first-hand account of her journey to Burundi to observe and document our Maternal and Child Health Project.

Social Change for Women Impossible Without Community Buy-In

Community health worker with baby on her back, Tanzania

How do we ensure successful social change so that we end harmful traditional practices like female genital cutting for good? We must focus on community buy-in and open dialogue to create new positive practices.

Helping Women: "Do it Yourself" Foreign Aid - Do it Together

You don't have to have millions to be generous. Jaime-Alexis Fowler discusses "do-it-yourself foreign aid" and the need for personal and public commitment.

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