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June 2014

Straight to the Point: Assessing Partner Capacity Building Needs (Multiple Languages)

This tool help users conduct a concise assessment of a partner organization’s (or potential partner’s) strengths and weaknesses, helping to identify areas where technical assistance will be needed to successfully implement a project.

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.

August 2014

Strengthening the Continuum of Care for Fistula Prevention and Repair in Ethiopia

This technical brief explores Pathfinder's Integrated Family Health Program's approach, implementation experience, and lessons learned when addressing obstetric fistula in four program regions of Ethiopia.

Focus Area
Gender
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2014
May 2014

Pathways: 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
October 2013

Invest in Young People - It Pays

In response to an invitation from the editors of Reproductive Health, we put together key themes that reverberated throughout the conference, on the health and development needs of adolescents and young people, and promising solutions to meet them.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Advocacy
Region
Global
Year
2013
January 2013

PRACHAR: Advancing Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in India

This technical brief summarizes the evolution of PRACHAR, describes the intervention model and key evaluation results that informed each phase, and highlights next steps for dissemination and advocacy based on 11 years of project learning.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Country
India
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
September 2010

PRACHAR: Promoting Change in Reproductive Health Behavior of Adolescents in Bihar, India

This document outlines PRACHAR’s interventions that are intended to empower adolescents to successfully use contraception to plan their families.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Country
India
Year
2010
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
September 2007

Women's Empowerment in Ethiopia: New Solutions to Ancient Problems

This paper documents the challenges and successes of two programs in Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, and SNNRP that combine increased access to reproductive health care and family planning with comprehensive social change.

Focus Area
Gender
Advocacy
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2007
January 2007

Reproductive Health Knowledge and Practices in Northern Nigeria: Challenging Misconceptions

Pathfinder International's Reproductive Health/Family Planning Service Delivery Project, funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, aims to improve the Reproductive Health (RH) status of adults and adolescents in northern Nigeria.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Nigeria
Year
2007
January 2006

Causes and Consequesnces of Early Marriage in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

This report examines a study conducted in the spring of 2006 that gathered both quantitative and qualitative information on the practice of early marriage in the Amhara region of Ethiopia.>

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2006
January 2006

Creating Partnerships to Prevent Early Marriage in the Amhara Region

In the Amhara regional state of Ethiopia, 50 percent of girls are married before the age of 15. Early marriage is one of many harmful traditional practices that are particularly prevalent in rural areas.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2006
January 2004

Improving Women's Lives in the Muslim World

Since the 1950s, Pathfinder has been at the forefront of introducing and implementing family planning in Muslim countries, and those with large Islamic populations.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Gender
Region
Near East
Year
2004
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