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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.

June 2014

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception among HIV-Positive Women: A Qualitative Study of the Arise Project in Uganda

This report presents the findings from a qualitative study conducted in January 2014 in Lango and Teso regions of Uganda among Arise Project beneficiaries and service providers.

June 2014

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception among HIV-Positive Women: Endline Survey Results and Comparison with the Baseline

This is a report of a facility-based endline survey that was conducted as part of a program evaluation to assess the Arise—Enhancing HIV Prevention for At-Risk-Populations project in Uganda.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Uganda
Year
2014
June 2014

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception among HIV-Positive Women: A Qualitative Study of the Arise Project in Uganda

This report presents the findings from a qualitative study conducted in January 2014 in Lango and Teso regions of Uganda among Arise Project beneficiaries and service providers.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
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
March 2014

A Holistic and Coordinated Approach to Community-based Family Planning across Projects in Mozambique

This technical highlight provides a brief overview of shared, salient project components employed by the SCIP and ESD-FPI projects for generating demand and improving supply of contraceptives.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Gender
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2014
March 2014

Integrating Family Planning in Primary Health Care and HIV Care and Treatment Services in Mozambique

This technical update discusses how Pathfinder’s Extending Service Delivery–Family Planning Initiative has begun to integrate family planning into existing services, including primary health care and HIV care and treatment in Mozambique.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
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

Evaluating the Coverage and Cost of Community Health Worker Programs in Nampula Province in Mozambique

In 2012, Pathfinder conducted a study in Mozambique to explore whether community health workers who provide an integrated package of services communicate with beneficiaries about family planning, and what actions women take based on these messages.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2013
October 2013

Assessing Barriers and Opportunities in Integration of Family Planning into District-Level Planning

This technical update summarizes assessment findings from the Putting Reproductive Health Back on the Map in Tanzania project.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
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
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.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Uganda
Year
2013
June 2013

Extending Service Delivery – Family Planning Initiative (ESD-FPI): Baseline Report

The objectives of this baseline survey were to assess the knowledge and practice of family planning, examine the use of facility-based services, identify channels through which information about family planning could be shared, and inform decision-making.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
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
March 2013

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception Among HIV-Positive Women

This baseline study was conducted to assess the performance of the ARISE (Enhancing HIV Prevention for At-Risk Populations) project in Uganda.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Uganda
Year
2013
January 2013

Empoderando as Comunidades Através do Fortalecimento Integrado de Sistemas em Nampula

This brief articulates the Pathfinder-led project Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming’s strategy of integrated systems strengthening, shares a snapshot of its implementation status, and highlights next steps for the project.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2013
January 2013

Pathfinder's Integrated Systems Strengthening Framework

This publication offers a concise overview of Pathfinder’s Integrated Systems Strengthening framework, which is our strategy for connecting people to systems and systems to people.

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

A Smart Investment: Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health into Multisectoral Youth Programs

This publication part of Pathfinder's 3 Billion Reasons Campaign highlights the importance of ensuring that sexual and reproductive health is part of any multisectoral program for adolescents and youth.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Advocacy
Region
Global
Year
2011
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
December 2010

Driving Change: The Impact of Private Funds

Pathfinder's 2010 Annual Report, "Driving Change: The Impact of Private Funds," highlights recent results made possible through private funds. In the 25 countries where we work, Pathfinder leverages every resources available to help drive change in the developing world.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
Abortion
Advocacy
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2010
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