September 22, 2014
Announcement

EngenderHealth announced their WTFP?! (Where's the Family Planning?!) campaign to raise awareness about the millions of women worldwide who want to plan their families, yet lack access to contraceptives. The campaign is designed to give people the opportunity to use their social networks for good by raising awareness online. Join the cause!

September 09, 2014
General News

On August 29, 2014, the GBCHA hosted its 7th annual awards ceremony to publicly recognize the unique and vital contributions made towards health and wellness by the business community in Guyana. APC/Guyana was a proud sponsor of the award for community investment and congratulates Scotia Bank on their receipt of the award.

August 21, 2014
Announcement

The World Health Organization's (WHO) new guidance provides recommendations concerning the use of hormonal contraceptive methods by women at high risk of HIV and women living with HIV, including women taking antiretroviral therapy (ART).  

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Community Health Systems Catalog

The recently updated CHS Catalog draws from policies and related documentation across 25 countries with specific attention to family planning.

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Our Mission

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.

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Youth Dashboard

Interactive data dashboard on youth sexual and reproductive health in Asia and the Middle East.

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Systems Catalog

A snapshot of community health systems in different countries.

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Strengthening NGOs through APC's grant mechanism and capacity building assistance.

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Our Impact

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 Systems Catalog Country Profile: Zambia
August 2017 | Country Profile
The Zambia country profile provides an overview of the community health system in Zambia according to the most up-to-date policies available.
Community Health Systems Catalog Country Profile: Uganda
August 2017 | Country Profile
The Uganda country profile provides an overview of the community health system in Uganda according to the most up-to-date policies available.
Community Health Systems Catalog Country Profile: Tanzania
August 2017 | Country Profile
The Tanzania country profile provides an overview of the community health system in Tanzania according to the most up-to-date policies available.
Community Health Systems Catalog Country Profile: South Sudan
August 2017 | Country Profile
The South Sudan country profile provides an overview of the community health system in South Sudan according to the most up-to-date policies available.

Latest News

September 14, 2017
Sierra Leone is on its way to a health system that meets the needs of its people and is ready to confront the next infectious disease—be it Ebola or some other virus—with stronger, better-prepared health services.
August 09, 2017
In 2017, APC updated the Community Health Systems (CHS) Catalog as part of its portfolio of tools and activities that support the role of policy in aligning and strengthening community health systems.
July 18, 2017
In Liberia, Ebola survivors come from every county, background, and profession. They want the world to hear their needs but not define them by a virus.

Success Stories

APC Success Story

Dr. Tonny

To equip clergy to discuss and promote healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies, Christian Connections for International Health and Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau conducted a two-day training for a diverse group of religious leaders, including Catholic, Muslim, Pentecostal and Protestant leaders.


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