On May 2, 2018, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Maternal Health Initiative hosted a two-panel event in collaboration with World Vision U.S., focusing on the role of faith-based organizations in controlling the HIV epidemic through re
Expanding access to family planning (FP) at the community level has been a priority strategy for accelerating progress toward achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and more specifically, emphasis on community access to FP has emerged as a major goal in sub-Saharan Africa.
This brief describes the evidence on and experience with community group engagement (CGE) interventions that aim to foster healthy sexual and reproductive health (SRH) behaviors.
In sub-Saharan Africa, a 2006 survey found that people trust faith-based organizations more than they trust their own national governments (Tortora, 2007).
On February 7th, 2019, the Global Handwashing Partnership, in conjunction with USAID and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, hosted a webinar discussion on the development and randomized controlled trial of a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) mobile health program in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
This brief expands the business case for private sector investment in women’s health and empowerment in three sections:
- Opportunities for Action
TB is second only to HIV as a killer infectious disease, with more than 10 million new infections in 2015 and an estimated 1.8 million deaths mostly in low- and middle-income countries.In many countries, the private sector represents a major and growing source of services for suspected and active cases of TB. This often presents a challenge for national health systems that are ill-equipped to ensure that private providers provide safe and effective care.
A social franchise is a network of private-sector health care providers that are linked through agreements to provide socially beneficial health services under a common brand.