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  • The Girl Generation
    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 month marks the end of The Girl Generation’s five-year partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development.
    Monday, 4 Feb 2019
  • Simple intervention leads to increased quality of care in hospitals, 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 supported by the programme had reached the target, thanks to strengthened feedback mechanisms and new improvement plans.
    Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 Tanzania
  • Giving young people a voice on adolescent health in Bungoma County 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 been working to change this, giving young people a voice to ensure governments invest in their health and in their future.
    Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 Kenya

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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.
Health worker mentorship: building skills to save lives
Thursday, 9 Aug 2018 Kenya
MANI helped develop a mentorship programme in Bungoma County to address acute staff shortages in two major health facilities, and to develop the skills of nurses and...
Promoting equity in accessing skilled childbirth for the vulnerable
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018 Kenya
In Bungoma county, Kenya, transport vouchers are being used to enable poor women living in remote rural areas, including those with disabilities, to get to a health...
Campaign to End FGM
Monday, 23 Jul 2018
The Girl Generation has launched a campaign led by African youth who are calling for an end to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in one generation. The campaign will spark...
FHC members reviewing health facility progress in Yobe
Friday, 6 Jul 2018 Nigeria
MNCH2 has worked in Yobe State throughout the period of unrest in northern Nigeria. Since 2014, we have supported local health services through renovation and the...
Performance Based Financing enhances maternal health services in Kenya
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 Kenya
Performance Based Financing is used in Kenya to incentivize health workers to improve maternal and newborn health services. We look at how this led to a three-fold...
A health systems approach to emergency response
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 Sierra Leone
Laboratory strengthening during the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.

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