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Tuesday, 8 Feb 2022 Kenya
Building on the successes of its predecessor, The Girl Generation, which ran from 2013 to 2018, the UK government has just renewed its funding for the 5-year continuation of this Options' led initiative to end female genital mutilation and cutting.
2019 European Union/Peter Biro
Sunday, 23 Jan 2022 Bangladesh, Madagascar , Malawi, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
We share lessons on how adaptive programming can overcome the rigidity of traditional approaches, especially during a major crisis like COVID-19.
Thursday, 6 Jan 2022
Options announces the appointment of James Harcourt as new Managing Director.
Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021 Nepal
Climate change is exacerbating natural hazards and disaster risks in countries like Nepal. Find out how we design innovative hospitals and health facilities that integrates climate resilience, and makes healthcare more efficient and sustainable.
Lucy Milmo/DFID
Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021 Bangladesh, Pakistan, Zambia
Our UK Aid funded Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme shares lessons on how its focus on creating an enabling environment has contributed to better sexual and reproductive health outcomes in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Zambia.
 Arete / Albert Gonzalez Farran for HP+
Wednesday, 3 Nov 2021 Kenya
Through our work of supporting Kenya's devolution in the health sector, we've learned three valuable lessons on fulfilling the promise of health for all and building a path to lasting change.
Thursday, 21 Oct 2021 Kenya, Nepal, Zambia
From quality of care and universal health coverage to future pandemic preparedness, find out how Options is participating in the FIGO World Congress - the most important global academic event in the specialties of gynaecology and obstetrics.
Thursday, 7 Oct 2021 Nepal
Our innovation to use drones to fly live-saving medicines and vaccines over mountains to the hardest to reach communities in Nepal was chosen among 110 applications to become one of twelve Frontier Tech Pioneers.
Health workers during Covid-19 in Kenya
Wednesday, 1 Sep 2021
Options is supporting countries and communities to respond to COVID-19, to protect essential health services for women and girls, and to promote an inclusive pandemic response.
Wednesday, 1 Sep 2021
Gender equality is a universal human right. It is foundational to our vision of a world where everyone can access high-quality health services, no matter where they live and without financial burden.
Solar power back up system providing vital electricity in a maternity unit, Kenya
Tuesday, 31 Aug 2021
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. We lead work on sustainable use of renewable energy in health, shock resilient & climate sensitive infrastructure, & reducing the health system’s direct carbon footprint to build a greener...
Thursday, 12 Aug 2021 Kenya, Nigeria
Advocacy for health sector changes in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) should be locally driven. Find out how our Evidence for Action (E4A)-MamaYe team has been working to increase local advocates' power over policy decisions in the sector.
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