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GREAT toolkit
June 2013

GREAT Scalable Toolkit (Multiple Languages)

This toolkit was created to engage adolescents and adults to transform gender and reproductive health outcomes by learning about their bodies, reproductive health, gender-based violence and gender roles.

May 2013

Single-Visit Approach to Cervical Cancer Prevention: Counseling Cue Cards

The single-visit approach to cervical cancer prevention (also referred to as the “See-and-Treat” approach) currently involves visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid wash and treatment of precancerous lesions with cryotherapy.

December 2014

Change Starts Here: Pathfinder International 2014 Annual Report

We believe change starts with expertly trained providers and pharmacies that never run out of supplies. It starts with open conversations among women, young people, men, religious leaders, mothers-in-law, policymakers, and others, joining to discuss their beliefs and remove barriers to their health and well-being. Our 2014 Annual Report shows a few highlights of how Pathfinder has served as a catalyst for change over the past year.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Bangladesh
Burundi
Egypt
Ethiopia
Guinea
Haiti
Kenya
Mozambique
Niger
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2014
October 2014

Expanding Local Partnership Opportunities With a Two-Tiered Implementation Model

This technical brief discusses Pathfinder's experience designing and operationalizing a two-tiered implementation model for partnering with local organizations in Egypt.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Africa
Country
Egypt
Year
2014
May 2014

No More Stolen Futures

When a girl is robbed of her childhood, what happens to her future? This issue of Pathways explores Pathfinder's work to break the cycle of violence, early marriage, and unintended pregnancy that prevents millions of young people from having a choice.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Egypt
Uganda
Year
2014
December 2013

The Way We Live: Advancing Health & Rights Through Integration

In a year of remarkable achievement, including Pathfinder’s landmark victory at the US Supreme Court and our return to Bangladesh with a $53.8 million project, what was most exciting? The answer—integration—is the theme of Pathfinder’s 2013 Annual Report.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Abortion
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Bangladesh
Burundi
Egypt
Ethiopia
Guinea
India
Kenya
Mozambique
Pakistan
South Africa
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2013
July 2011

Integrating Communities into the Health System: The Takamol Project Summary Review

This summary review provides analysis of Pathfinder-Egypt's Takamol project and includes description of program strategy and evaluation results.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2011
January 2010

Revitalizing Public Health Clinics and Their Boards of Directors: The Takamol Model in Egypt

Takamol, a five-year USAID-funded integrated reproductive health project, has revitalized 179 primary healthcare clinics in 11 Egyptian governorates.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2010
January 2010

Improving Health through Postpartum Home Visits, Family Planning Counseling: Scaling-Up Best Practices in Egypt

This paper shows how ESD helped Save the Children/Egypt improve maternal and newborn health in Egypt's Kaliobia Governorate by scaling-up the government's postpartum care package in 13 villages and training community health workers.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2010
January 2006

Advancing Reproductive Health & Family Planning through Faith-Based Organizations

Throughout the world religious leaders are looked to for guidance and advice on all aspects of life. Pathfinder reaches out to religious leaders to enlist their active support of various reproductive health and family planning initiatives.

Focus Area
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Multi-Country
Country
Kenya
Egypt
Bangladesh
Uganda
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Year
2006
January 2005

CATALYST - Mobilizing Religious Leaders

TAHSEEN began to involve Muslim and Christian leaders in January 2004; seeking their opinions; sharing up-to-date reproductive health and family planning information; and giving them the tools and skills they need to be confident health advocates.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Advocacy
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2005
January 2005

CATALYST - A Compendium of Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Worldwide

From 2000 to 2005, Pathfinder International served as the managing partner of the CATALYST Consortium, a global reproductive health initiative.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Near East
Global
Country
Egypt
Pakistan
India
Yemen
Peru
Year
2005
January 2005

CATALYST - Integrated Community-based Postpartum Care Program Egypt

This report covers TAHSEEN's community-based postpartum care (CB PPC) model was designed to address the current challenges of postpartum care in rural Upper Egypt.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2005
January 2005

CATALYST - Best Practices in Egypt - Birth Spacing

Research conducted around the world during the last few years associates short birth intervals with an increased risk of infant and child mortality, as well as with several adverse perinatal outcomes.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2005
January 2005

CATALYST - Engaging the Media

This document explains how TAHSEEN decided to involve media professionals in its efforts to raise awareness about improved clinic services, mobilize communities in support of healthy behavior change; and encourage more open dialogue about a range of reproductive health.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Advocacy
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2005
January 2005

CATALYST - Birth Spacing Grants Compilation Document

For decades, health care providers have recommended two-year birth spacing. New research shows an association between longer birth intervals and improved maternal and child health outcomes.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Multi-Country
Country
Egypt
India
Yemen
Peru
Year
2005
January 2005

CATALYST - Creating a Movement for Change (BCC)

This document explains how TAHSEEN and its partners have demonstrated that change is possible in Egypt through carefully orchestrated, fully participatory, respectful and responsive behavior-change efforts.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Advocacy
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2005
January 1999

Egypt: Adolescent Girls Project/SEEDS- Income Generation to Expand Girls' Social Possiblilites (Bruce & Assaad, 1999)

Egypt: Adolescent Girls Project/SEEDS- Income Generation to Expand Girls' Social Possiblilites (Bruce & Assaad, 1999)

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
1999
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