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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World Health Workers Week 2018

Help APC recognize and celebrate the life-saving contributions of community health workers around the world.

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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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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 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. 
March 29, 2018
Through APC's support, nurses, registered midwives and physician assistants from the four counties hardest hit by Ebola completed a six-month intensive training program on mental health.

Success Stories

APC Success Story

Sorie Samura

Sorie Samura is a referral coordinator in charge of referrals from peripheral health units and district hospitals across Sierra Leone for all Ebola survivors requiring tertiary care.


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