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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.

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

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
February 2014

Combination Prevention of HIV - A Technical Guide to Working with Key Affected Populations

This practical guide presents evidence and example activities that serve as a resource for program implementers and planners working to prevent HIV among female sex workers (FSWs), men who have sex with men (MSM), and people who inject drugs (PWID).

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Behavior Change
HIV & AIDS
Region
Global
Year
2014
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.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Global
Year
2013
September 2013

The Technical Advisory Committee: Providing Stewardship to Health Programs in Ethiopia

This technical update examines how the Integrated Family Health Program-supported Technical Advisory Committee acts as a steward of Ethiopia's health agenda.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Advocacy
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
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

Cue Cards for Counseling Adolescents on Contraception (Multiple Languages)

The set of cue cards is designed to help a range of community- and facility-based providers to counsel adolescents and young people on their contraceptive options.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2013
January 2013

Straight to the Point: Identifying and Prioritizing Behavior Change Needs (Multiple Languages)

Organizations and groups can use this tool to guide a group activity with members of the community they work with in order to identify the major barriers to adopting a specific healthier behavior and to prioritize which barriers should be addressed first.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2013
January 2013

Empowering Communities through Integrated Systems Strengthening in Northern Mozambique

This brief articulates SCIP’s strategy of integrated systems strengthening, shares a snapshot of its implementation status, and highlights next steps for the project’s remaining two years.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
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
August 2011

Promoting the sexual and reproductive rights and health of Adolescents and Youth

Developed by the Youth Health and Rights Coalition, this publication analyzes the Global Health Initiative country strategies from a youth lens.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Advocacy
Region
Global
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
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
January 2009

From Inception to Large Scale: The Geracao Biz Programme in Mozambique

This case study describes how the Government of Mozambique has scaled up its successful youth HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health program to a national level with support from UNFPA and technical guidance from Pathfinder International.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2009
Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Abortion
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Kenya
Mozambique
Ethiopia
Peru
Year
2008
January 2006

Improving Female Recruitment, Participation, and Retention Among Peer Educators in the Gercao BIZ Program in Mozambique

In response to the under-representation of female peer educators in the Geracao BIZ Program (GBP), an adolescent sexual and reproductive health program in Mozambique, a research study was used to test new strategies for improving recruitment.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2006
January 2004

Scaling Up Youth HIV/AIDS Prevention: The Geracao Biz Project

The experience of Pathfinder International and the Foundation for Community Development in Inhambane Province, Mozambique.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2004
January 2004

Pathfindings Number 3: Improving Female Recruitment, Participation, and Retention Among Female Peer Educators in Mozambique

Discusses findings from operations research conducted at the Geracao BIZ Program by Pathfinder/Mozambique, on the challenges of building an equitable adolescent peer educator program that encourages female participation, equal recognition, and involvement.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2004
January 2002

Providing Reproductive Health and STI/HIV Information and Services to This Generation: Insightes from the Gercao BIZ Experience

This report was written in the hope that by documenting the initial stages of the Geracao Biz project, others in the field of adolescent reproductive health could learn from this experience.\

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2002
Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Global
Year
2001
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