Final Report: HRH2030 in the Philippines

In the Philippines, HRH2030 supported the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) to strengthen recruitment, deployment, development, retention, and performance management of the health workforce.

Final Report: HRH2030 in Mali

The HRH2030 Mali activity improved access to quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services. With the MHSD, the program built Mali’s health workforce capacity to improve health care and services, training health worker coaches at community health centers on MNCH, family planning, and nutrition and malaria services. HRH2030’s community strategy helped increase the use…

It’s the Behaviours that Count

This post was originally published by BEAM Exchange, and is cross posted with permission. As the project director for a new USAID-funded global flagship programme called Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage, you may think that I spend all my time focused on markets for family planning, maternal and child health, HIV, malaria, or TB. But you’d…

Advancing Women’s Health Through Data and Partnerships

As a 19-year-old student living in Benin, Kidita* dreamed of finishing her studies before starting a family. She relied on the pill so she wouldn’t get pregnant while at school. But one day, when Kidita went to the health facility in her village to pick up her monthly prescription, she found that it was unavailable.…

Pushing Boundaries in Market System Development

As USAID’s flagship private sector health project, Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage envisions a world in which engaged market actors and consumers drive the private and public sectors to deliver equitable, quality care within responsive, resilient ecosystems. In practice, this vision for a healthy market is a government-stewarded health market that optimizes the public and…

Breaking Through Barriers in Ghana to Reach the Last Mile

This post was originally published by the Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, and is cross posted with permission.  When Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) was launched in 2012, it aimed to make high-quality, voluntary family planning (FP) services, information and supplies more available, acceptable and affordable for an additional 120 million women…

Defining and Advancing a Gender-Competent Family Planning Service Provider: Competency Framework and eLearning Course

Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of individuals, couples, and families to meet their desired family planning needs. Provider bias and power imbalances in client-provider and client-client interactions impact the quality and accessibility of family planning reproductive health service providers who have great potential to be change agents. As they overcome biases and…

Modernizing the Family Planning Supply Chain in Pakistan

Noor is a young woman studying to become a nurse in Lahore, Pakistan. She will get married in two months, but she still has a year and a half of school before graduating as a nurse and wants to wait until after that to have a family. Today, she is visiting a health facility to…