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Evidence to Action Project

As USAID’s global flagship for strengthening family planning and reproductive health service delivery, the Evidence to Action Project addresses the reproductive healthcare needs of communities around the world by increasing support, building evidence, and facilitating the scale-up of best practices that improve services. To learn more about Evidence to Action, visit the project’s website.


5 technical consultations & workshops hosted in West Africa focused on adolescent and youth sexual & reproductive health best practices

Conducted interventions & research in 15 sub-Saharan African countries

50+ publications produced

Nearly 1,800 members from 51 countries in our community of practice on scaling up best practices

What We Do

  • Lead the E2A partnership with ExpandNet, IntraHealth International, Management Sciences for Health, and PATH
  • Increase global and regional support for family planning best practices that strengthen service delivery by engaging with global and regional partners, governments, and local champions
  • Strengthen the knowledge base around family planning best practices by continually conducting research, documenting and evaluating program experiences, and disseminating this knowledge
  • Introduce and facilitate the scale-up best practices that strengthen service delivery by using systematic scale-up methodologies and providing ongoing assistance to strengthen systems and ensure country ownership

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Family Planning (E2A)

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First-Time Parents (E2A)

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Maternal Health (E2A)

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Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (E2A)

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Project Staff Members

Rita Badiani

Director of the Evidence to Action Project

Rita brings over 25 years of experience in program management and development, primarily in family planning, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, and population studies....

Murtala Mai

Chief of Country and Program Strategy

Murtala is Chief of Country and Program Strategy at Pathfinder. He joined our team in 2002 as the project manager of our Private Sector Family Planning & Reproductive Health project in Northern...

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