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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.

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).

June 2013

Extending Service Delivery – Family Planning Initiative (ESD-FPI): Baseline Report

The objectives of this baseline survey were to assess the knowledge and practice of family planning, examine the use of facility-based services, identify channels through which information about family planning could be shared, and inform decision-making.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2013
GREAT toolkit
June 2013

GREAT Scalable Toolkit (Multiple Languages)

This toolkit was created to engage adolescents and adults to transform gender and reproductive health outcomes by learning about their bodies, reproductive health, gender-based violence and gender roles.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2013
Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Year
2013
May 2013

Single-Visit Approach to Cervical Cancer Prevention: Counseling Cue Cards

The single-visit approach to cervical cancer prevention (also referred to as the “See-and-Treat” approach) currently involves visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid wash and treatment of precancerous lesions with cryotherapy.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2013
May 2013

Fear and Misconceptions About Sex Among Adolescents Vertically-Infected with HIV in Tanzania

With increased access to HIV treatment throughout Africa, a generation of HIV positive children is now transitioning to adulthood while living with a chronic condition requiring lifelong medication, which can amplify the anxieties of adolescence.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Year
2013
May 2013

PRAGYA: Multisectoral, Gendered Approach to Improve Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health for Young People

PRAGYA, meaning "insight" in Sanskrit, is a mixed methods study commissioned by USAID and conducted by Pathfinder India to improve understanding of the effects of Phases I and II of the PRACHAR project.

Focus Area
Gender
Region
Asia
Country
India
Year
2013
April 2013

Implants for Adolescents: An Option Worth Considering for Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy

This publication discusses the long-acting contraceptive implant, often considered for use in women who have chosen to stop childbearing. However, implants can be appropriate for all women, including adolescents who want to delay or space childbearing.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Region
Global
Year
2013
March 2013

Women Who Dare: Fostering Gender Equality and Addressing Violence Against Women

This Spring 2013 edition of Pathways explores Pathfinder's gender equality work through the stories of women like Deolinda, a young advocate and female condom user, and Celia, a nurse and family planning advocate empowering women in Matola, Mozambique.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Mozambique
Uganda
Year
2013
March 2013

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception Among HIV-Positive Women

This baseline study was conducted to assess the performance of the ARISE (Enhancing HIV Prevention for At-Risk Populations) project in Uganda.

Focus Area
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Uganda
Year
2013
February 2013

Introducing Operations Research to Large-Scale Program Implementation in Ethiopia

This technical update describes how the USAID-funded Integrated Family Health Program built capacity of health program managers and implementers to conduct operations research to strengthen systems and foster innovation based on systematic learning.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2013
January 2013

PRACHAR: Advancing Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in India

This technical brief summarizes the evolution of PRACHAR, describes the intervention model and key evaluation results that informed each phase, and highlights next steps for dissemination and advocacy based on 11 years of project learning.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Country
India
Year
2013
January 2013

Straight to the Point: Identifying and Prioritizing Behavior Change Needs (Multiple Languages)

Organizations and groups can use this tool to guide a group activity with members of the community they work with in order to identify the major barriers to adopting a specific healthier behavior and to prioritize which barriers should be addressed first.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2013
January 2013

Straight to the Point: Budgeting Basics (Multiple Languages)

This Straight to the Point capacity building tool introduces the concept of budgeting to community-based organizations with limited resources and financial management experience, and leads them through the process of creating a simple budget.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Region
Global
Year
2013
January 2013

Empoderando as Comunidades Através do Fortalecimento Integrado de Sistemas em Nampula

This brief articulates the Pathfinder-led project Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming’s strategy of integrated systems strengthening, shares a snapshot of its implementation status, and highlights next steps for the project.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Behavior Change
Maternal & Newborn Health
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Year
2013
January 2013

Empowering Communities through Integrated Systems Strengthening in Northern Mozambique

This brief articulates SCIP’s strategy of integrated systems strengthening, shares a snapshot of its implementation status, and highlights next steps for the project’s remaining two years.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Gender
Behavior Change
HIV & AIDS
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Country
Mozambique
Year
2013
January 2013

Pathfinder's Integrated Systems Strengthening Framework

This publication offers a concise overview of Pathfinder’s Integrated Systems Strengthening framework, which is our strategy for connecting people to systems and systems to people.

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
Year
2013
December 2012

Strengthening Your Organization: A Series of Modules and Reference Materials for NGO and CBO Managers and Policy Makers - Strategic Planning

Strengthening Your Organization: A Series of Modules and Reference Materials for NGO and CBO Managers and Policy Makers - Strategic Planning

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Region
Global
Year
2012
November 2012

Driving Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health

In 2012, Pathfinder went where the need was greatest—the places where women, men, and young people must fight every day to defend their sexual and reproductive health and rights. This annual report explores our successes during fiscal year 2012.

Focus Area
Abortion
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Advocacy
Behavior Change
Contraception & Family Planning
Gender
HIV & AIDS
Maternal & Newborn Health
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Systems Strengthening
Region
Global
Year
2012
November 2012

Lighting the Way: Changing Lives Through Family Planning

The Fall 2012 issue of Pathways focuses our unique approach to providing family planning services and how these services can operate as an avenue of choice for young girls and women around the world.

Focus Area
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Region
Global
Year
2012
October 2012

Support for Scale-Up of Comprehensive Abortion Care in Northern Ghana-Technical Update

This technical update discusses Pathfinder's global CAC approach and experience in Ghana, as well as the government's recent endorsement to scale up the approach in the north.

Focus Area
Abortion
Contraception & Family Planning
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Systems Strengthening
Region
Africa
Country
Ghana
Year
2012
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