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  • Sia Sandi, Student midwife from The School of Midwifery in Masuba, Makeni on placement at Makeni Regional Hospital, Bombali District, Sierra Leone.
    As developing countries transition away from aid, coordinated action is critical to ensure it does not hinder progress made or undermine the vision of Universal Healthcare Coverage. Our new paper provides a framework for discussions on transition of donors to lower levels of financial support.
    Friday, 17 Jan 2020
  • Jazashelves Bungoma
    Amid growing calls for more open collaboration between civil society, governments and public service providers, we look at what it takes to achieve social accountability (written by Marleen Vellekoop, Evidence for Action (E4A) Mama-Ye, Allison Annette Foster, Vice President WI-HER, LCC)
    Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019
  • Mary Thullah 20-year old mom comforts her daughter Fatmata Turay after she received vaccinations at the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital on March 10, 2015 in Freetown Sierra Leone. (Dominic Chavez/World Bank, 2015)
    As the international community is gathering at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 to mobilise the political will and financial commitments to fully implement the conference’s Programme of Action, this multiblog looks at what it takes to make sexual and reproductive health a reality for those left behind.
    Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

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Medical workers from Chikuni Mission Hospital hold a pregnant mothers and children under 5 clinic in a rural area of Zambia (Bread for the World, 2015)
Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019
This policy brief takes stock of Zambia’s progress in achieving its sexual and reproductive health rights commitments 25 years after it adopted the ICPD's...
The Girl Generation
Friday, 11 Oct 2019
On this year’s International Day of the Girl, I want to pay tribute to a very special woman who is dedicated to helping the next generation of girls to have better lives...
United Nations, New York
Friday, 4 Oct 2019
The UN General Assembly was historic because it heralded the first ever UN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage. But can it really deliver for those living...
Organisational Capacity Assessment, Kenya
Thursday, 5 Sep 2019
Building stronger health systems has been one of the biggest strengths for Options’ work globally. Our work in Bungoma, Kenya provided us with many useful lessons and...
Photo Credit: MSI/Sam Dew
Friday, 26 Jul 2019
The countdown is on for The Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). This year marks 25 years since the first summit in 1994...
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019 Kenya
As we seek to ensure our programmes deliver global impact, partnerships remain an integral part of our work.
Friday, 21 Jun 2019
Options was thrilled to participate in the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada this year. For one week, 8,000+ global delegates gathered for an engaging week...
Photo credit: MSI
Thursday, 6 Jun 2019
We are delighted to share that we have been awarded Prime contracts through DFID’s new International Multi-Disciplinary Programme (IMDP) Framework.
Women at a health centre, Tanzania
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
The sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls is often a key topic for discussion on the global health agenda. However, this isn’t just an...
Photo credit: Too Young to Wed for The Girl Generation
Friday, 24 May 2019
We can't wait to be at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada, from June 3-6. It’s the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health...
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019
As The Girl Generation prepares to take its next steps in the campaign to end FGM, some of its youth activists came to London to discuss how greater support could enable...
Interactive data dashboards for health in Nepal
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 Nepal
Interactive online dashboards have made evidence accessible and easy to understand for decision-makers in Nepal. This has led to equity gaps in health being addressed,...

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