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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.

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.

May 2016

Family Planning Counseling in Your Pocket: A Mobile Job Aid for Community Health Workers in Tanzania

To address low contraceptive use in Tanzania, a pilot intervention using a mobile job aid was developed to guide community health workers to deliver integrated counseling on family planning, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections.

Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2016
December 2015

Without Fear or Boundary: Pathfinder International's 2015 Annual Report

Forging a new path is part of Pathfinder’s DNA. Last year, in 26 developing countries, we pushed through barriers to ensure millions of women, men, and young people are able to access critical sexual and reproductive health care and choose their own paths forward. Read more in our 2015 Annual Report.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Abortion
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Latin America
Asia
Africa
Country
Burkina Faso
Ethiopia
Haiti
Kenya
Mozambique
Niger
Nigeria
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2015
June 2015

mHealth as a Tool for Integrated Systems Strengthening in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming

This technical brief describes and analyzes how Pathfinder uses mHealth for integrated systems strengthening in sexual and reproductive health programs in four countries: Mozambique, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Haiti.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Latin America
Asia
Africa
Country
Haiti
Mozambique
Nigeria
Tanzania
Year
2015
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
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Egypt
Ethiopia
Haiti
Kenya
Mozambique
Niger
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2014
November 2014

Leave No Woman Behind

It was a matter of life and death for Jenelia, who lives in a remote mountain village in Haiti, the most dangerous place to give birth in the Western Hemisphere. This issue of Pathways explores how mobile technology is changing the way community health workers are delivering health services to women like Jenelia.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Bangladesh
Haiti
Year
2014
October 2014

mSante: Pioneering Mobile Technology to Improve Essential Health Services in Haiti

Pathfinder's Services de Santé de Qualité pour Haiti project, in collaboration with the Haitian government and MSPP, integrates the use of mobile tools for health - it incorporates the use of mSanté activities and finance tools to improve the delivery of quality health services for the people of Haiti.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Latin America
Country
Haiti
Year
2014
August 2014

Assessment of the Quality of Antenatal Care Services Provided by Health Workers using a Mobile Phone Decision Support Application in Northern Nigeria

A pre/post intervention study assessing the effect of introducing a mobile case management and decision support application for antenatal care in northern Nigeria.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Nigeria
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

m4Youth: Providing Sexual and Reproductive Health Information to University Students and Peer Educators

Pathfinder is using m4youth, a free SMS service, to impact students’ knowledge of sexual and reproductive health, thereby increasing their utilization of services.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2014
July 2014

mCenas! Reaching Youth with Information and Stories about Sexual Health

mCenas! - a comprehensive text message-based program that targeted youth aged 15-24 - has increased knowledge about contraceptive methods and dispel common myths around contraceptive methods.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2014
July 2014

m4Change + mCCT: Using Mobile Technology to Support Nigeria's SURE-P Conditional Cash Transfer Program for Maternal and Child Health

This fact sheet covers the use of mobile technology to support a conditional cash transfer program for maternal and child health in Nigeria.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Nigeria
Year
2014
October 2013

My Future, My Choice: Increasing Young People's Access to Contraception

This Fall 2013 edition of Pathways explores Pathfinder's work with adolescents and youth, and in particular, providing those young people with choices when it comes to their contraception methods, their bodies, and their futures.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Ethiopia
Mozambique
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
December 2011

Breaking Down Barriers

Pathfinder's 2011 Annual Report, "Breaking Down Barriers," looks at the obstacles people face in accessing sexual and reproductive health care and what Pathfinder has done in the past year to break these barriers down.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Abortion
Region
Global
Year
2011
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