The Rotary Foundation implements long-term, sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene projects in the developing world in order to improve community health. Through the Rotary/USAID International H2O Collaboration alliance, significant progress will be made in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets in water supply and sanitation, and in improving hygiene, all within the context of sustainable use of our planet's increasingly scarce freshwater resources.


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.


This map illustrates the status of the provision of injectable contraception by community health workers by country in sub-Saharan Africa.

March 24, 2017

Translating research into policy and practice was key to the acceptance of CBA2I in Africa.

October 26, 2015

Are you attending the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in November? Come and join SonkeGender Justice, one of the Advancing Partners & Communities Project’s grantees, for an interactive and exciting pre-workshop about men in family planning on November 11, 2015!

Guidance for Integrating the Provision of Injectable Contraceptives by Community Health Workers into Family Planning/Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy

This brief provides guidance about writing policy to enable the provision of injectable contraceptives by non-clinical community health workers (CHWs). The guidance is informed by the experience of African countries with policies that promote community-based access to injectable contraceptives (CBA2I), such as Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Senegal, and Uganda.

Provision of Injectable Contraceptives within Drug Shops: A Promising Approach for Increasing Access and Method Choice

This brief focuses on the use of drug shops to increase access to injectable contraceptives. This strategy has not received sufficient attention in the literature. USAID has developed a high impact practice brief on family planning provision through both drug shops and pharmacies.

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This publication provides practical guidance based on results, evidence, and learning from the pilot introductions of Sayana Press in four countries in Africa.

Journal Article

This article reports on the success of the Berhane Hewan program, one of the first rigorously evaluated interventions to delay marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa. It also suggests that well-designed and effectively implemented programs can delay the earliest marriages until later adolescence.