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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.
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...
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...
Giving young people a voice on adolescent health in Bungoma County Kenya
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 Kenya
There are 200 million young people living in sub-Saharan Africa, yet older generations are still the decision-makers on issues like adolescent healthcare. E4A-MamaYe has...
Innovations to increase access to quality maternal health care Kenya
Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 Kenya
The Maternal and Newborn Improvement (MANI) project started in 2015 to expand access to quality care in Bungoma County, Kenya. As the programme ends, we look at some of...
Making steps towards Universal Health Coverage
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018
Universal Health Coverage Day is an opportunity for us to unite with others to call for stronger, more equitable health systems so that everyone can access high-quality...

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