Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) advances and supports community programs that seek to improve the overall health of communities and achieve other health-related impacts, especially in relationship to family planning.
Interactive data dashboard on youth sexual and reproductive health in Asia and the Middle East.
A snapshot of community health systems in different countries.
APC Grants & Grantees
Strengthening NGOs through APC's grant mechanism and capacity building assistance.
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APC works to advance and support community programs that seek to improve the overall health of communities, especially in relationship to family planning (FP). Through global technical leadership and collaboration, APC’s goal is to increase support for and commitment to community-based family planning in USAID priority countries. APC aims to increase access to quality FP services, expand the contraceptive method mix, and improve upon organizations’ capability to manage USAID funds and implement high quality and innovative community-based health programs.
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March 2017 | Policy
This map illustrates the status of the provision of injectable contraception by community health workers by country in sub-Saharan Africa.
March 2017 | Case Study
Private drug shops could offer an opportunity to expand access to family planning because they are commonplace in rural areas and support a sustainable commercial market for health products.
February 2017 | Policy
Advancing Partners & Communities has provided training, technical assistance, and operational support for revising and implementing the MOHS’ CHW Policy. The policy is now a cornerstone of the Presidential Recovery Plan.
January 2017 | E-Learning
This course from the Global Health eLearning Center orients the learner to the essential elements for designing and implementing successful, sustainable CBFP programs.
APC Success Story
A female community leader in Sierra Leone is able to improve water supply to her community's health facility through advocacy and community engagement.
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