Save the Children Federation, Inc.

Save the Children Federation, Inc. invests in children’s education, health, and protection from harm. The non-governmental organization works globally to advocate for children’s rights in order to provide economic stability, better health, and emergency aid in times of crisis.

Grants Received

GM-0039: Expanding Community-based Access to Injectable Contraception

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    Award Period:
    January 01, 2014 to June 30, 2016

 Country: Guinea  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Save the Children will advance their CBA2I programming by establishing a cost-efficient, sustainable learning site in Guinea. At the learning site, representatives from other communities within the country will learn best practices in the operation of a CBA2I programs that include CHW administration of injectables. The learning site will also allow representatives from other countries and NGOs to participate. The program, through additional collaboration with government officials, will facilitate further scale-up of CHW provision of injectables in Guinea.

Keywords: Guinea, CBA2I, family planning, injectable contraceptives, training