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June 2013

Securing Equitable Access to Comprehensive Abortion Care in South Africa: Technical Update

This technical update discusses Pathfinder South Africa’s experience supporting youth-friendly comprehensive abortion care service delivery in public sector facilities, providing recommendations for future such efforts.

June 2013

Arise: Using Data to Improve Program Performance in Uganda

This publication identifies how Arise effectively used data to review its work and make improvements to planned interventions, resulting in improved performance.

June 2014

Research and Evaluation Working Paper Series

The purpose of the Working Paper Series is to disseminate work in progress by Pathfinder International staff on critical issues of population, reproductive health, and development.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Africa
Country
Bangladesh
India
Nigeria
Tanzania
Year
2014
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May 2014

Meeting the Needs of Adolescents Living with HIV through Home Based Care - Lessons from Tanzania

This study examined the experiences of adolescents living with HIV in Tanzania in order to identify ways to improve home based care to better meet their needs.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2014
October 2013

Addressing Unmet Need for Long-Acting Family Planning in Ethiopia

This publication describes women who accept single-rod progestogen contraceptive implants from community health workers in Ethiopia and to assess whether community-based provision addresses unmet need for contraception in Ethiopia.

Focus Area
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2013
November 2012

Driving Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health

In 2012, Pathfinder went where the need was greatest—the places where women, men, and young people must fight every day to defend their sexual and reproductive health and rights. This annual report explores our successes during fiscal year 2012.

Focus Area
Abortion
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Advocacy
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Gender
HIV & AIDS
Maternal & Newborn Health
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Systems Strengthening
Region
Global
Year
2012
November 2011

Scale-Up of Task-Shifting for Community-Based Provision of Implanon, Technical Summary 2009-2011

The Integrated Family Health Program (IFHP) is a five-year USAID-funded program to promote an integrated model for strengthening maternal and child health, family planning, and reproductive health services in Ethiopia.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2011
November 2011

Integrating Family Planning and HIV in Ethiopia: An Analysis of Pathfinder's Approach and Scale-Up

Pathfinder International Ethiopia has extensive experience implementing family planning and HIV integration through public health centers and community networks

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2011
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2011
July 2011

Pathways to Change - Moderator's Handbook (Multiple Languages)

Pathways to Change is a behavior change tool in the form of a simple game.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Global
Year
2011
May 2011

Advancing Family Planning for Improved Reproductive Health in Northern Nigeria

Pathfinder's Private Sector Family Planning Service Delivery Project (2000- 2011) pioneered advancements in family planning and reproductive health service delivery in northern Nigeria.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Nigeria
Year
2011
May 2011

Addis Tesfa May 2011 Project Brief

This project brief highlights key implementation activities and successes achieved in the first year of Pathfinder's Addis Tesfa (or "New Hope") project in Ethiopia.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2011
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 2010

Private Midwives Serve the Hard-to-Reach: A Promising Practice Model

This paper show how ESD has supported the Basic Health Services Project in Yemen to assist midwives with setting up private practices in rural communities where fixed facilities and services do not exist, or are far away.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Near East
Country
Yemen
Year
2010
January 2010

Scaling Up Community-Based Service Delivery of Implanon: The Integrated Family Health Program's Experience Training Health Extension Workers

This paper details Pathfinder International's work in community-based service delivery training of Implanon services in Ethiopia.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2010
January 2009

Moving Forward: Pathfinder International's Contribution to the Global HIV and AIDS Reponse

Moving Forward offers an overview of Pathfinder's comprehensive approach to prevention, care, and treatment of HIV and AIDS in developing countries.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Region
Global
Year
2009
October 2008

Reproductive Health and Family Planning in Kenya: The Pathfinder International Experience

Pathfinder International has worked in Kenya, providing extensive training, technical assistance, and support to a vast array of government and nongovernment partners.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2008
September 2008

Reproductive Health and Family Planning in Tanzania: The Pathfinder International Experience

This paper details the history of Pathfinder International's community-based family planning and reproductive health activities in Tanzania.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2008
August 2008

The Integrated AIDS Program: Decreasing Stigma through Quality Services

Pathfinder/Kenya began supporting the Integrated AIDS Program in 2003 through the Pathfinder-managed COPHIA project.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Year
2008
March 2008

Noncompliance in Polio Eradication: COMPASS Takes on the Cause

This document describes the process that the USAID-funded, Pathfinder International-led COMPASS project has used to combat stigma, overcome distrust, and reach families to improve uptake of the polio vaccine in northern Nigeria.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Nigeria
Year
2008
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
HIV & AIDS
Region
Global
Year
2008
December 2007

Enhanced Access to Reproductive Health and Family Planning: Pathfinder International in Ethiopia 2002-2007

This piece documents Pathfinder's USAID-funded Reproductive Health and Family Planning project. Since its launch in 2002, the project has trained 10,000 community-based reproductive health agents in 6,315 villages.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2007
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