Service integration

Retaining doctors in deep rural areas in South Africa through “marriage counsellors” who work to negotiate the relationships between management and doctors.

Problem: Retention of doctors in rural areas is a global issue most frequently linked to the professional and personal isolation that results in the majority of qualifying medical professionals to migrate to urban healthcare facilities...

Breaking barriers to access to Family planning in Northern Nigeria

Problem: In 2007, we started implementation of a package of health interventions in a cluster of villages with a total population of 22,000, in a project called Pampaida Millennium Villages Project. The aim of these interventions is to...

IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS PREVENTION AND CARE IN SINDH PAKISTAN

Problem: PROBLEM: National Picture Pakistan is a country of 170 million people where Viral Hepatitis has emerged as a significant public health problem. Various small research studies suggested that Viral Hepatitis in Pakistan has been on...

Championing Performance Standards to Increase Family Planning Use by Women after Postabortion Care at a Guinea Clinic

Problem: In 2007, an evaluation of postabortion care (PAC) services in Guinea found that despite reported routine provision of family planning counseling by providers after PAC, the proportion of women who left a health facility with a...

SUCCESS STORY; A HEALTH POST OPENNED AT KAKOLO IN MAPOSA AREA - KITWE ZAMBIA

Problem: Maposa Area lies in the boundaries between Luanshya and Kitwe. Its inhabitants have to cover over 20 kilometers in order to seek medical services. This was even more difficult as TB patients and those on ART ended up being...

Nicaragua | Family Planning Expansion Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: The aim of this collaborative was to continue to increase the availability and uptake of family planning (FP) services at MINSA facilities across Nicaragua, incorporate...