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Pathfinder: How We Advocate

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At Pathfinder, we know that advocacy is essential to creating the social, political, economic, and judicial systems and policies that allow for the delivery of effective, rights-based, and client-centered health services. Pathfinder is at the forefront of advocating for evidence-based policies that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). We draw on our 60 years of experience, inspiring policymakers and communities to take action, and working closely with local civil society organizations, governments, faith-based institutions, and the private sector on advocacy initiatives around the world. From the US Supreme Court to local governments, our advocacy initiatives have removed barriers to sexual and reproductive health and rights, improving health and well-being for millions of people.

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Pathfinder Annual Report 2023 – Women Who Lead

Pathfinder programs champion the rights, health, and success of women and girls around the globe—for their own benefit, and for…

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Protect, Pay, and Promote Women Health Workers

An abbreviated version of this content appeared in Health Policy Watch during World Health Worker Week. Each woman in the…

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Partnering with Community Health Workers to Prevent Malaria Fatalities

More than half of people living in Burundi contract malaria annually—totaling more than 8 million cases—with highest prevalence in the…

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Uniting Refugees and Host Communities in Egypt to Improve the Safety of Women and Girls

Migration has been on the rise for the past five decades, and there are currently more than 280 million people…

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The Health Worker Crisis Continues—What Can We Do About It?

Five recommendations to address the global health worker shortage and other challenges. This post originally appeared on the Frontline Health…

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Democratization of Data—Essential for a Country-led Organization

How Pathfinder has transformed data use to be more inclusive, localized, and results-oriented Pathfinder’s country-led strategy seeks to have teams…

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Championing Digital Solutions for Improved Health Care Delivery to Mothers and Children

The GeoST4R project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, employs innovative digital strategies that contribute to data-informed decisions…

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Ending AIDS in Children—The Time is Now

ACE2 improves prevention, care, and treatment in three Nigerian states Despite almost halving the number of HIV infections since 2010…

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Health for All: Time for Action

Countries Reflection on UHC Global Monitoring Report and Actions Needed to Accelerate Progress Each year on December 12th, Universal Health Coverage…

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What “Country-led” Means to Pathfinder Uganda

As Pathfinder seeks to advance country-led solutions that achieve universal sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and are deeply…

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Kenya’s Primary Health Care Law Paves the Way Toward Universal Health Coverage

In Kenya, Pathfinder’s work to build universal health coverage is having impacts At Pathfinder, we are working toward a world…

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Scaling Up: Giving Adolescents More Power Through Skill Development and Peer Mentorship

“…I was thinking that when I finish school, I will find a job and become what I want to become”,…

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