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March 2014

Health of People and Environment Lake Victoria Basin Baseline Study: Synthesis Report

In 2012, HoPE LVB conducted a baseline study to inform project design and determine baseline values for key outcome indicators.

March 2014

Integrating Family Planning in Primary Health Care and HIV Care and Treatment Services in Mozambique

This technical update discusses how Pathfinder’s Extending Service Delivery–Family Planning Initiative has begun to integrate family planning into existing services, including primary health care and HIV care and treatment in Mozambique.

April 2014

Reproductive Choice: Protecting Nature and Human Rights

Right now, communities face two interconnected crises—how to protect their health and the environment they depend on. The problems are complex. And Pathfinder is up to the challenge.

Focus Area
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2014
March 2014

Health of People and Environment Lake Victoria Basin Baseline Study: Synthesis Report

In 2012, HoPE LVB conducted a baseline study to inform project design and determine baseline values for key outcome indicators.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Kenya
Uganda
Year
2014
March 2014

Integrating Family Planning in Primary Health Care and HIV Care and Treatment Services in Mozambique

This technical update discusses how Pathfinder’s Extending Service Delivery–Family Planning Initiative has begun to integrate family planning into existing services, including primary health care and HIV care and treatment in Mozambique.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2014
Safety Net
March 2014

Safety Net

A TRAIL intervention in Burundi focused on three behavioral objectives; for each objective a video was produced using information from Pathways to Change to illustrate the problems associated with the objective.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Burundi
Year
2014
Food for Thought
March 2014

Food for Thought

A TRAIL intervention in Burundi focused on three behavioral objectives; for each objective a video was produced using information from Pathways to Change to illustrate the problems associated with the objective.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Africa
Country
Burundi
Year
2014
March 2014

TRAIL Behavior Change Intervention Videos

A TRAIL intervention in Burundi focused on three behavioral objectives; for each objective a video was produced using information from Pathways to Change to illustrate the problems associated with the objective.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Burundi
Year
2014
Janet's Choice
March 2014

Janet's Choice

A TRAIL intervention in Burundi focused on three behavioral objectives; for each objective a video was produced using information from Pathways to Change to illustrate the problems associated with the objective.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Burundi
Year
2014
March 2014

A Holistic and Coordinated Approach to Community-based Family Planning across Projects in Mozambique

This technical highlight provides a brief overview of shared, salient project components employed by the SCIP and ESD-FPI projects for generating demand and improving supply of contraceptives.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Gender
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2014
February 2014

Combination Prevention of HIV - A Technical Guide to Working with Key Affected Populations

This practical guide presents evidence and example activities that serve as a resource for program implementers and planners working to prevent HIV among female sex workers (FSWs), men who have sex with men (MSM), and people who inject drugs (PWID).

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Behavior Change
HIV & AIDS
Region
Global
Year
2014
January 2014

Beyond AIDS - Supporting Ethiopian Women to Access Cervical Cancer Screening

This brief provides a concise overview of recent activities of the Addis Tesfa cervical cancer prevention project in Ethiopia. Addis Tesfa brings highly effective, yet very simple, cervical cancer prevention methods to women living with HIV.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
HIV & AIDS
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2014
January 2014

Contraception for Adolescents in Low and Middle Income Countries - Needs, Barriers, and Access

Substantial numbers of adolescents experience the negative health consequences of early, unprotected sexual activity as well as its social and economic costs.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2014
January 2014

Cervical Cancer Prevention: The Single-Visit Approach Quality Management Toolkit

This toolkit contains 17 tools designed to help health care providers and program planners set up, ensure the quality of, and monitor single-visit approach (also known as “see-and-treat”) services for the prevention of cervical cancer.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Global
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2014
Pathways to Change, English Low Literacy
December 2013

Pathways to Change Game (Multiple Languages)

The Pathways to Change game is designed to make the concept of behavior change more understandable. When outreach workers use the game with their communities, it stimulates thinking that can motivate individuals and communities to change.

Focus Area
Behavior Change
Region
Global
Year
2013
December 2013

The Way We Live: Advancing Health & Rights Through Integration

In a year of remarkable achievement, including Pathfinder’s landmark victory at the US Supreme Court and our return to Bangladesh with a $53.8 million project, what was most exciting? The answer—integration—is the theme of Pathfinder’s 2013 Annual Report.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Abortion
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Bangladesh
Burundi
Egypt
Ethiopia
Guinea
India
Kenya
Mozambique
Pakistan
South Africa
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2013
November 2013

Providing Technical Assistance to Ministries of Health : Lessons Learned Over 30 Years

Pursuing true country ownership for effective programs requires a long-term approach involving persistence, keen understanding of counterparts' perspective, deference, building trust, focus on priorities, technical competence, and sustained optimism.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Global
Year
2013
November 2013

Sustainable Development in East Africa: Lessons from Four Population, Health, and Environment Projects

The integrated Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) approach is based on the premise that people’s health and the environments in which they live are inextricably linked.This publication features insights from four ongoing PHE projects in East Africa.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Year
2013
November 2013

Evaluating the Coverage and Cost of Community Health Worker Programs in Nampula Province in Mozambique

In 2012, Pathfinder conducted a study in Mozambique to explore whether community health workers who provide an integrated package of services communicate with beneficiaries about family planning, and what actions women take based on these messages.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2013
October 2013

LEEP Clinical Standards of Practice

his manual guides trained health care providers through the LEEP procedure to remove precancerous cervical lesions that cannot be treated with cryotherapy in order to prevent cervical cancer.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Global
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2013
October 2013

Assessing Barriers and Opportunities in Integration of Family Planning into District-Level Planning

This technical update summarizes assessment findings from the Putting Reproductive Health Back on the Map in Tanzania project.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2013
October 2013

Use of the Citizen Report Card to Assess Local Family Planning Need in Tanzania

This technical update discusses Pathfinder International and partners’ experience implementing the Citizen Report Card to support the government in understanding local experience of contraception and family planning services.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2013
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