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Achieving health for all in Nigeria: what does it take?
Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021
Nigeria’s progress towards universal health care (UHC) has been slow, with its citizens bearing high out-of-pocket health expenditures and inefficient government spending. This blog shares five insights into how the government can address the barriers to UHC.
Flying medicines over mountains: Options is developing a last mile...
Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021
Nepal has some of the most rugged and difficult mountain terrains in the world, making the delivery of life saving medicines and vaccines a challenge. Options is currently looking for partnerships and funding to launch a last mile drone delivery system.
The state of universal health coverage in Africa
Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021
The 21st century has seen a renewed commitment by African countries to deliver Universal Health Coverage. Options has contributed to the Africa Health Agenda International Conference's (AHAIC) recently published report on the state of UHC in Africa.
Choosing to challenge gender inequity in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Friday, 5 Mar 2021
Women make up the majority of the global health workforce and are therefore disproportionally affected by the pandemic. On this International Women’s Day, we call for a prioritisation of health workers in the vaccine rollout.
How COVID-19 has challenged us to think about the sexual and...
Monday, 1 Feb 2021
Disrupted health systems and fragile supply chains mean women can’t access the vital sexual and reproductive health services that they need. COVID-19 has exacerbated existing underlying issues. We reflect on how some of these challenges can be addressed.
The impact of COVID-19 on FGM/C: a discussion with frontline activists
Monday, 1 Feb 2021
To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C), Options' Support to the Africa Led Movement programme hosted a panel discussion with frontline activists on the impact of COVID-19 on FGM/C.
Pathways of change for achieving sustainability results
Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021
Introducing a tool to facilitate adaptive programming.
3 lessons on strengthening countries' domestic resource...
Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021
Global, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria
After decades of record investments in global health in lower income countries, donors have started to look for exit strategies. These three lessons can support governments to become self-sufficient in financing their health goals.
4 ways governments can make health for all a reality in the COVID-19...
Friday, 11 Dec 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse the gains some countries have made towards achieving universal health care (UHC), this blog looks at what countries like Nigeria can do to get closer to providing health care for all.
Strengthening health care workers' skills to save lives
Friday, 16 Oct 2020
The World Health Organization estimates that 15% of pregnant women develop potentially life threatening pregnancy-related complications. Early detection is key. Find out how our mentorship programme in Kenya strengthens health care workers' skills to do...
Supporting governments' COVID-19 response
Thursday, 6 Aug 2020
COVID-19 has placed enormous pressure on leaders to mount an effective emergency response to protect their citizens, all while maintaining access to essential health services. Find out how Options is supporting national pandemic responses.
Nepal opens Options' COVID-19 treatment facilities
Friday, 17 Jul 2020
Nepal's government has just launched two new COVID-19 (CTC) treatment centres in Bhaktapur and Pokhara that were built by Options' health infrastructure team.
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