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USAID Transform: Finding Hope After Living with Fistula

Ethiopia

Obstetric fistula is linked to one of the major causes of maternal death in Ethiopia. Women who have obstetric fistula live with birth injuries that cause life-long disabilities, psychological trauma, and social isolation. In Ethiopia, obstetric fistula is common among women who marry before the age of 15 and reside in rural areas with little access to maternal health services. Obstetric fistula often occurs after prolonged labor.

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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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Lifelong Learning

How two Pathfinders continue to grow through a learning exchange A Global Organization With 1,200 staff in 19 countries and…

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Pathfinder at Gender and Inclusion Summit 2023 – Digital Resources

Thank you for your interest in our publications and resources on gender and inclusion. Find links to view and download…

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No More Sex for Fish: Women’s Leadership in Kenya’s Sustainable Fisheries

In Kenya, Pathfinder’s Darwin Initiative: Pairing Community Conservation Areas (CCAs) with Sustainable Aquaculture in Lake Victoria Project cultivates a new…

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Stories for Change 

In Mozambique, Pathfinder trains people to develop short videos to build awareness on child marriage and gender-based violence  Supervisor and…

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Country-led Operations at Pathfinder: Localization is Working for Us

Localization, localization, localization. It’s on everyone’s mind and is probably in the strategic plan of every company working in the…

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Hope and Heartbreak for Pakistan in the Era of Climate Change 

Harnessing the voices of women and youth to withstand the climate crisis My country is one of hope and heartbreak.…

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