Pathfinder has brought reproductive health care to tens of millions of people in more than 120 countries in Africa, Asia, the Near East, Latin America, and Europe. Today, our 1,000-plus employees work alongside hundreds of local partner organizations, helping implement projects that address a wide range of sexual and reproductive health issues.
Pathfinder joins Touch Foundation, Vodafone Foundation, and USAID in promoting the accessibility of appropriate maternal and newborn care in Tanzania by expanding the availability of comprehensive emergency obstetric care and by implementing community level activities to reduce maternal mortality during delivery and childbirth.
This mHealth initiative, implemented in Nairobi, is supported by Dimagi and the Core Group along with funding from USAID through Pathfinder’s APHIA+ project.
Pathfinder’s mHealth in Tanzania began in 2008 with funding from the Center for Disease Control. The project uses mobile technology to improve communication and reporting between health clinics, home-based care providers and clients.
To reach students in grades 10-12, Pathfinder worked with Bayer Shering Laboratories on the peer development strategy in 10 schools in Lima to increase students' awareness of sexual reproductive health and adopt healthy and responsible behaviors to prevent unwanted pregnancies.
In October 2011, Pathfinder published a working paper entitled, "Meeting the Reproductive Health Needs of Youth Living with HIV in Tanzania." It was presented in Tanzania in November and two manuscripts are being developed based on the study.
Pathfinder’s mHealth project in Mozambique identified and addressed the educational barriers that youth face in accessing and using family planning.
Mayer Shasthya: Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality due to Postpartum Hemorrhage and Eclampsia in a Select Area of Bangladesh
Mayer Shasthya (Mother's Health) was a two year community-based intervention funded by Pathfinder and World Bank to save mother's lives in rural Bangladesh.
Pathfinder’s Matrika project brings improved maternal health care to three districts of Uttar Pradesh.
Making a Difference: Strengthening a Comprehensive and Integral Response against Tuberculosis in Peru
The project focuses on policy promotion in the health and education sectors and building the capacity of local and regional governments and civil societies.
The m4Change project was launched in 2012 to improve the quality of services provided by community health workers through the deployment of a mobile phone antenatal care application designed to facilitate more accurate decision making.
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