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Beginning with Sustainable Scale Up in Mind: Initial Results from a Population, Health, and Environment Project in East Africa
June 2014

Beginning with Sustainable Scale Up in Mind: Initial Results from a Population, Health, and Environment Project in East Africa

This paper shows how ExpandNet's approach to scale-up is being applied and the initial lessons from its use in the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin Project.

June 2014

Addressing Unmet Need for Contraception among HIV-Positive Women: A Qualitative Study of the Arise Project in Uganda

This report presents the findings from a qualitative study conducted in January 2014 in Lango and Teso regions of Uganda among Arise Project beneficiaries and service providers.

January 2010

Muslim Religious Leaders as Partners in Fostering Positive Reproductive Health and Family Planning Behaviors in Yemen: A Best Practice

The paper shows how ESD partnered with the Basic Health Services Project in Yemen to engage Muslim religious leaders as champions of reproductive health and family planning, and partners in fostering social change and development.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Country
Yemen
Year
2010
January 2010

"Safe Age of Marriage" in Yemen, Fostering Change in Social Norms: A Case Study

This paper describes how ESD, with the Basic Health Services Project in Yemen and the Yemeni Women Union implemented the Safe Age of Marriage program as part of a national effort to reduce maternal and neonatal mortalities.

Focus Area
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal & Newborn Health
Advocacy
Region
Near East
Country
Yemen
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - the Model

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage model. Part 4 of the Toolkit

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - Data Collection Tools

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit's Data Collection Tools.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Improving Health through Postpartum Home Visits, Family Planning Counseling: Scaling-Up Best Practices in Egypt

This paper shows how ESD helped Save the Children/Egypt improve maternal and newborn health in Egypt's Kaliobia Governorate by scaling-up the government's postpartum care package in 13 villages and training community health workers.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2010
January 2010

The Role of Pregnancy Outcomes in the Maternal Mortality Rates of Two Areas in Matlab, Bangladesh

Matlab, a subdistrict of Bangladesh, is well known for its Demographic Surveillance System (DSS) and its Maternal Child Health Family Planning (MCH-family planning) project, which provides intensive family planning and maternal and child health services.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Country
Bangladesh
Year
2010
January 2010

Comprehensive Safe Abortion Programming: The Pathfinder International Approach

This paper presents Pathfinder's comprehensive approach to safe abortion programming including provider training, client friendly counseling, addressing the needs of vulnerable populations including youth, community mobilization, and advocacy.

Focus Area
Abortion
Advocacy
Region
Multi-Country
Country
South Africa
Bangladesh
Ghana
Mozambique
India
Viet Nam
Peru
Angola
Year
2010
January 2010

Scaling-Up Best Practices to Meet Millenium Development Goals 4 & 5: A Tailored Approach to Spreading Best Practices

A technical meeting held in Bangkok motivated public health stakeholders from across Asia and the Middle East to introduce life-saving best practices focused on family planning, and maternal, neonatal and child health. This paper describes how.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - Overview of Toolkit Contents

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit's Overview of Toolkit's Contents. Part 2 of the Toolkit.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Transferring Knowledge and Skills: An Effective Approach for Promoting Public-Pirvate Partnerships in Reproductive Health and Family Planning

This paper describes the promise and limitations of a strategy that uses training workshop to help non-governmental health organizations, governments and businesses to understand public-private sector partnerships in health.>

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Promoting HTSP through Pharmaceutical Partnerships and Professional Associations

This paper examines how ESD mobilized private sector companies and networks to support one of USAID's technical priority areas "healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy (HTSP).

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Integrating Family Planning/Reproductive Health in the Private Sector through Health Systems Strengthening in Manufacturing and Agriculture

This paper describes ESD's innovative approach to private sector health system strengthening in manufacturing and agriculture.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Private Midwives Serve the Hard-to-Reach: A Promising Practice Model

This paper show how ESD has supported the Basic Health Services Project in Yemen to assist midwives with setting up private practices in rural communities where fixed facilities and services do not exist, or are far away.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Near East
Country
Yemen
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - Wall Chart: Applying the Non-pneumatic Anti Shock Garment (NASG)

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit's Wall Chart on Applying the Non-pneumatic Anti Shock Garment (NASG). Part 7 of the Toolkit.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Creating a Model for Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care: Scaling-Up Best Practices in Indonesia

This paper shows how Indonesia's Tangerang Hospital became a model for improved emergency care for pregnant mothers and newborns with limited resources the government, and ESD.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Asia
Year
2010
January 2010

Scaling Up Community-Based Service Delivery of Implanon: The Integrated Family Health Program's Experience Training Health Extension Workers

This paper details Pathfinder International's work in community-based service delivery training of Implanon services in Ethiopia.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - Health Facility Assessment Tools

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit's Health Facility Assessment Tools.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - Powerpoint Slide Desk

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit's Powerpoint Slide Desk.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
January 2010

Revitalizing Public Health Clinics and Their Boards of Directors: The Takamol Model in Egypt

Takamol, a five-year USAID-funded integrated reproductive health project, has revitalized 179 primary healthcare clinics in 11 Egyptian governorates.

Focus Area
Systems Strengthening
Maternal & Newborn Health
Contraception & Family Planning
Region
Near East
Country
Egypt
Year
2010
January 2010

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage - Wall Chart: Removing the Non-pneumatic Anti Shock Garment (NASG)

This document shows the Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit's Wall Chart on Removing the Non-pneumatic Anti Shock Garment (NASG). Part 8 of the Toolkit.

Focus Area
Maternal & Newborn Health
Region
Global
Year
2010
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