March 22, 2017
Announcement

The following candid interviews tell the stories of three Sierra Leoneans who were affected by the Ebola virus. In their own words, two survivors and a ministry official share their experiences, pain, and hope for the future.

March 09, 2017
General News

The Advancing Partners & Communities project applied a human-centered design approach to help ensure the success and sustainability of community facility management committees in Sierra Leone.

March 08, 2017
Blog

After the Ebola epidemic, a community health center in Sierra Leone is now able to provide improved quality health care services, including family planning.

APC worked with Peace Corps volunteers to conduct an Excel workshop for local NGOs in Benin.

February 21, 2017 to February 23, 2017
Announcement

Join Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) at the first International Symposium on Community Health Workers in Kampala, Uganda from February 21st to February 23rd, 2017.

February 06, 2017
Press Release

On February 2, 2017, the Government of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation launched the revised Community Health Worker Policy, 2016-2020.

January 25, 2017
Press Release

Advancing Partners & Communities launched the USAID-funded Ebola Transmission Prevention and Survivor Services program on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 in Monrovia, Liberia.

Video

Christian Connections for International Health has gathered statements about family planning, its history, and its current strengths and weaknesses in several countries of the Global South.

January 19, 2017
Announcement

APC is partnering with the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company in Guyana to reach people living with HIV through mobile technology.

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Le projet Advancing Partners & Communities a apporté une assistance technique à la Direction de la Santé Reproductive et de la Survie de l’Enfant (DSRSE) dans le domaine du suivi-évaluation notamment dans le programme de planification familiale.

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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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