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January 2014

Cervical Cancer Prevention: The Single-Visit Approach Quality Management Toolkit

This toolkit contains 17 tools designed to help health care providers and program planners set up, ensure the quality of, and monitor single-visit approach (also known as “see-and-treat”) services for the prevention of cervical cancer.

December 2013

Pathways to Change Game (Multiple Languages)

The Pathways to Change game is designed to make the concept of behavior change more understandable. When outreach workers use the game with their communities, it stimulates thinking that can motivate individuals and communities to change.

July 2014

HoPE LVB Model Households

Model households are a key aspect of the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin, an integrated Population, Health, and Environment project with sites in Kenya and Uganda.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Uganda
Year
2014
July 2014

HoPE LVB Advocacy

Since the launch of the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin project, staff and partners have engaged key district, national, and regional health and environment officials in Kenya and Uganda.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Uganda
Year
2014
July 2014

HoPE LVB Energy Efficient Stoves

Bussi Island is located in the Wakiso district, which suffers a deforestation rate of 86.7 percent. To promote hassle-free cooking and a healthy environment for women in their homes, the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin project introduced two types of energy-efficient smokeless stoves.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Uganda
Year
2014
July 2014

mHMtaani: Mobile Health for Our Communities in Kenya

Under the USAID-funded APHIAplus Nairobi-Coast project, Pathfinder launched mHMtaani or “Mobile health for our communities” to promote healthier communities by using mobile technology to monitor and track the health of pregnant mothers.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2014
July 2014

HoPe LVB Beach Management

A new approach to conservation in the basin is the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin project. It seeks to reduce threats to biodiversity conservation and ecosystem degradation while simultaneously increasing access to family planning and reproductive health services.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Uganda
Year
2014
Beginning with Sustainable Scale Up in Mind: Initial Results from a Population, Health, and Environment Project in East Africa
June 2014

Beginning with Sustainable Scale Up in Mind: Initial Results from a Population, Health, and Environment Project in East Africa

This paper shows how ExpandNet's approach to scale-up is being applied and the initial lessons from its use in the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin Project.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Uganda
Year
2014
May 2014

From Policy to Action: Implementing the Kenyan Community Strategy

This technical highlight provides a brief overview of Pathfinder’s experience implementing the Kenyan Community Strategy through the USAID-funded APHIAplus (AIDS, Population, and Health Integrated Assistance Plus) Nairobi-Coast project (2011-2014).

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2014
April 2014

Reproductive Choice: Protecting Nature and Human Rights

Right now, communities face two interconnected crises—how to protect their health and the environment they depend on. The problems are complex. And Pathfinder is up to the challenge.

Focus Area
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2014
March 2014

Health of People and the Environment Lake Victoria Basin Baseline Study: Synthesis Report

In 2012, HoPE LVB conducted a baseline study to inform project design and determine baseline values for key outcome indicators.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
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
November 2013

Sustainable Development in East Africa: Lessons from Four Population, Health, and Environment Projects

The integrated Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) approach is based on the premise that people’s health and the environments in which they live are inextricably linked.This publication features insights from four ongoing PHE projects in East Africa.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2013
July 2013

Scaling up Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response in Nairobi and Coast, Kenya

In 2011, Pathfinder’s APHIAplus Nairobi-Coast project facilitated the expansion of a gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response program in Kenya that works to strengthen both the community and health systems.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Gender
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2013
July 2013

Post-Abortion Care Services for Youth and Adult Clients in Kenya: A Comparison of Services, Client Satisfaction and Provider Attitudes

A study conducted by FHI 360 and Pathfinder International on the type of care young post-abortion care clients receive as compared with adult post-abortion care clients and providers’ attitudes towards serving adolescents and youth.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Abortion
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2013
June 2013

Bolstering Combination HIV Prevention with Key Affected Populations in Kenya’s Coast Province

This technical update describes Pathfinder’s framework for combination HIV prevention with key affected populations and its application in Coast province since 2011.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2013
June 2013

The Right to Safe Motherhood for Every Woman, Everywhere

In this edition of Pathways, we share stories from clients served by in our maternal health projects, with a focus on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and postpartum hemorrhage.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Kenya
Nigeria
Year
2013
Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Year
2013
July 2012

Increasing Access to Quality Health Services in Kenya's North Eastern Province

For five years, APHIAplus Northern Arid Lands has increased local health system and community capacity for quality health service delivery. This brief discusses the project’s experience in Kenya's North Eastern Province.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2012
July 2012

Strengthening Strategic Health Information Systems in Kenya's North Eastern Province

This technical brief discusses steps taken by the project to meet challenges to the use of strategic health information in Kenya’s North Eastern Province, and provides recommendations for future similar efforts in comparable contexts.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2012
January 2011

Integration of HIV and Other Health Services in APHIA II

This report describes the implementation of integration approaches that enhanced health service access and quality improvement under the AIDS, Population, and Health Integrated Assistance Project: North Eastern Province (APHIA II NEP).

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2011
January 2009

Assessment of Kenyan Sexual Networks: Collecting evidence for interventions tor educe HIV/STI risk in Garissa, North Eastern Province, and Eastleigh, Nairobi

This paper presents evidence supporting the theory that the population of North Eastern province has sexual behaviors comparable to key populations in other areas of Kenya.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2009
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