March 06, 2015
Blog

International Women’s Day is a global awareness day and call to action commemorating the economic, political and social achievements of women worldwide, as well as acknowledging the barriers to gender inequality. Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) is working to protect and advance women’s rights by decreasing instances of GBV and FGM/C and increasing access to CBFP.

February 27, 2015
Event

Stigma and discrimination is an obstacle for vulnerable populations to access HIV prevention and treatment services. The project Advancing Partners & Communities in the Dominican Republic (DR) is committed to reduce stigma and discrimination against vulnerable populations.

February 27, 2015
Blog

New blog explores APC's Dashboard on Youth Sexual & Reproductive (SRH) Health: Asia & Middle East. Accessible data will facilitate the development of interventions that improve young people’s access to SRH services and enable them to lead healthy and productive lives.

February 25, 2015
Event

Join USAID on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm for a lively discussion and demo of three online tools that aggregate data on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Asia, Middle East, and Africa.

February 03, 2015
Event

This year, the World Congress On Public Health will be held in Kolkata, India from February 11-15, 2015. This international congress is held every three years for key public health professionals and stakeholders to share experiences and exchange knowledge about effective policies, programs and best practices for public health. The Congress will also provide a platform to debate and discuss prevailing and emerging global health issues. The theme for the 14th World Congress is “Healthy People – Healthy Environment”.

Guide

These generic grantee guidance materials are for organizations that receive USAID funding and need assistance meeting the funding requirements and compliance for USAID.

November 25, 2014
Blog

Over the next 15 days, the Advancing Partners & Communities Project in Guyana will be doing a series of blogs to highlight different aspects of gender-based violence.

July 08, 2016
Announcement

In Uganda, APC is working on youth issues through the scale-up of the Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformation (GREAT) project, an assessment of the feasibility and acceptability of interventions to reduce unintended pregnancy among in-school youth, and the use of mobile phone technology for reproductive health for youth.

APC RFQ No. APC-SL-009

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is soliciting proposals for the provision of various medical equipment and accessories as described in this RFQ. These items are being purchased for the JSI/Advancing Partners and Communities Project, which is funded by USAID and is subject to all applicable Federal Financial Rules and Regulations and Provisions 2CFR200.

April 15, 2016
Announcement

With the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) and our implementing partners, Advancing Partners & Communities selected 100 health facilities that will benefit from a full package of project interventions. The following maps display the geographical locations of the 20 main facilities and districts that APC serves.

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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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Community Health Policy Matters
May 2017 | Video
APC’s Community Health Policy Matters video tells the story of fictional characters Winnie and Mary, and how a fragmented health system affects each woman’s ability to access family planning services in her respective community. This animated video highlights how policy can improve the health system for women.
Controle De La Qualite Des Donnes De Planification Familiale A L'aide De L'outil RDQA Dans Les Regions Medicales De Dakar, Thies, Et St. Louis
April 2017 | Study
La présente étude se situe dans ce cadre et a pour objectif d’évaluer la qualité des données de routine dela planification familiale dans les régions médicales de Dakar, Saint Louis et Thiès au Sénégal.
Controle De La Qualite Des Donnes De Planification Familiale A L'aide De L'outil RDQA Dans Les Regions Medicales De Fatick, Diourbel Et Kaolack
April 2017 | Study
La présente étude se situe dans ce cadre et a pour objectif général d’évaluer la qualité des données de routine de la planification familiale dans les régions médicales de Fatick, Diourbel et Kaolack au Sénégal.
Strengthening Health Services as Part of the Post-Ebola Transition in Sierra Leone: Community Engagement Implementation Toolkit
April 2017 | Toolkit
The purpose of this toolkit is to guide the community engagement process for improved community ownership of peripheral health unit quality and catchment area health outcomes in support of the project’s Community Engagement Implementation Strategy.

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June 02, 2017
Jackqueline Bwire Nabwire, a community health worker trained by APC Uganda, works to bring family planning to women in her village.
May 25, 2017
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May 04, 2017
JSI, through Advancing Partners & Communities, and the Government of Liberia are providing necessary treatment for Ebola survivors with health problems. 

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Manuel

Clínica de Familia’s HIV clinic in La Romana province of the Dominican Republic is helping gay men like Manuel get tested for HIV.


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