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  • Photo Credit: MSI/Sam Dew
    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, held in Cairo.
    Friday, 26 Jul 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 of discussion, debate, commitments and pledges to do more to advance the health and rights of women and girls everywhere.
    Friday, 21 Jun 2019
  • Women at a health centre, Tanzania
    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 issue for low income countries with poor health systems, but a challenge across the world.
    Wednesday, 29 May 2019

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Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019 Kenya
As we seek to ensure our programmes deliver global impact, partnerships remain an integral part of our work.
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.
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,...
Building on the Universal Health Coverage movement across Africa
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) held in Kigali from the 5-7 March 2019 brought together diverse stakeholders who zealously engaged in...
Thursday, 7 Mar 2019
One of the key priorities for Options’ work is to reduce unequal relations between women and men. Key inequalities often relate to decision-making, for example a wife...
Improving hospitals’ response to survivors of gender-based violence
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019 Nepal
The Gender Based Violence (GBV) Clinical Protocol in Nepal has proven crucial to improving the response of health services to survivors of gender-based violence.
E4A-MamaYe launches blood donation campaign to save mothers' lives
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 Kenya
In 2016, one of every two maternal deaths that occurred in Bungoma County, Kenya, were caused by blood loss. E4A-MamaYe has launched a campaign, #DamuniUhai, calling for...
Financing Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria
Friday, 15 Feb 2019 Nigeria
Nigeria has launched its 2nd National Strategic Health Development Plan, alongside the long-awaited Basic Health Care Provision Fund. These strategies have the potential...
The Girl Generation
Monday, 4 Feb 2019
By Faith Mwangi-Powell, Global Director, The Girl Generation The Girl Generation is the largest-ever global collective of organisations working to end FGM and this...
Simple intervention leads to increased quality of care in hospitals, Tanzania
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 Tanzania
Options has been working to improve quality standards in 28 hospitals in Tanzania. In 2016, just two of these hospitals met the minimum standard. By 2018, all facilities...

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