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Community-based health groups help reduce drug theft in Malawi
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 Malawi
When it emerged that drugs were going missing from health facilities in Malawi, there was strong public will for accountability in the health sector. Groups like the...
Kangaroo Mother Care
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 Kenya
World Prematurity Day highlights issues faced by the 15 million preterm babies born annually. These infants are particularly vulnerable, but simple solutions can reduce...
Small grants make a big difference in campaign to end FGM
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
Since 2016, The Girl Generation has awarded grants to grassroots groups working to end Female Genital Mutilation. As the only small grants scheme working for this cause...
AU Conference on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 Kenya
The second African Union International Conference on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (ICMNCH) was held last week. Over 700 delegates from 25 African countries...
Green energy solar lighting system
Friday, 2 Nov 2018 Kenya
“Now that we have solar power, powering the maternity unit, […], we shall provide quality service to the community." Power outages have made it impossible for...
Workshop supports French-speaking civil society to engage with the GFF
Friday, 26 Oct 2018
Options held its first French-language workshop to support civil society engage with the Global Financing Facility (GFF), whose processes can be complex and tricky to...
Options team at Health Systems Research Symposium 2018
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
Significant progress has been made since the 1978 Alma-Ata declaration on Primary Health Care in improving health outcomes, with reductions in maternal & child...
Committing to Primary Health Care to achieve health for all
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
This week, global leaders are meeting in Kazakhstan to reaffirm their commitments to strengthening primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the...
Africa's Youth Spark Debate on International Day of the Girl
Monday, 22 Oct 2018
International Day of the Girl Child on 11th October saw The Girl Generation continue the campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The ‘I Will End FGM’ campaign...
Health sector partnership in Malawi
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 Malawi
Over the last five years, the UKAid-funded Malawi Health Sector Programme – Technical Assistance (MHSP-TA) has helped to ensure Malawi’s healthcare services are...
Campaigning for access to family planning methods in Kenya
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018 Kenya
Family Planning is central to achieving gender equality. Access to family planning commodities means having the choice to decide if, and when, to have children. When...
Friday, 31 Aug 2018
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be participating at the 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, hosted in Liverpool this year.

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