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.

Report

FP2020 has released a new report on the progress of family planning that details the accomplishments and challenges remaining in order to bring modern contraception to an additional 120 million women and girls by the year 2020.

E-Learning

The USAID ASSIST Project has just launched an eLearning course on Improving Health Care Quality through USAID’s Global Health eLearning Center. Free and open to learners from around the world, this course is the first of its kind to focus on quality improvement approaches and methodologies for low-resource settings.

Brief

Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People: A Strategic Planning Guide from High Impact Practices (HIP) is intended to lead program managers, palnners, and decision-makers through a strategic process to identify the most effective and efficient investments for improving the sexual and reproductive health of young people.

Brief

This new brief from High Impact Practices (HIP) focuses on the elements of AFCS that are typically implemented within a service delivery setting. It describes how mainstreaming AFCS can address key challenges for contraceptive programs, discusses the existing evidence of adolescent-friendly elements, outlines key issues for planning and implementation, and identifies knowledge gaps.

Brief

This brief by Family Planning High Impact Practices defines common leadership and management traits and provides an overview of how strong leadership and management can improve family planning programs.

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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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Community Health
Systems Catalog

A snapshot of community health systems in different countries.

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APC Grants & Grantees

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 Based Access to Injectable Contraceptives: Select Resources
April 2018 | Toolkit
The following materials aim to help stakeholders effectively monitor and evaluate the practice, as well as advocate for buy-in and changing policy and programs, including piloting, implementing and scaling up programs.
Women Survivors Leading Post-Ebola Recovery in West Africa
March 2018 | Project Highlight
Women leaders of survivor organizations in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone are stepping up across the region to address challenges for Ebola survivors, while promoting gender equality in their countries.
Highlights from the IAPHL Community
February 2018 | Infographic
The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL), funded by APC, works with partners to build and maintain a platform for supply chain learning. This community of practice is home to over 5,000 public health professionals working in supply chain across 142 countries.
Programme de prevention de la transmission d’ébola et de renforcement des services pour les guéris d’ébola Aperçu du programme: Guinée
January 2018 | Project Highlight
In Guinea, the ETP&SS program works to implement the Ministry of Health’s national plan for survivors to mitigate the risk of resurgence of the Ebola virus, support clinical care, and reduce stigma and other barriers for survivors to access needed health care.

Latest News

April 24, 2018
The fourth webinar in the Expanding Contraceptive Choice series will be on Intrauterine Devices (IUDs). The webinar is on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, from 9:00–10:00 A.M. EST.
April 19, 2018
USAID, through the APC project, is helping the Government of Liberia to rehabilitate health services and provide services for Ebola survivors. All of this is being done with an eye toward long-term sustainability and enabling the health system to make continued improvements on its own.
April 01, 2018 to April 07, 2018
World Health Worker Week is an opportunity to mobilize communities, partners, and policy makers in support of community health workers (CHWs). Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) recognizes and celebrates the life-saving contributions of CHWs around the world. 

Success Stories

APC Success Story

Photo of two men reviewing a medical chart

Under PEPFAR, USAID provides financial support to the Muñoz Clinic through the APC project for the provision of HIV care and treatment for migrant populations, most of who are of Haitian descent and live in very poor communities known as bateyes.


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Top photo credits (left to right): Puskar Khanal/JSI; Dominic Chavez/World Bank.