maternal and child health

In November 2018, the Advancing Partners & Communities project came to Mayossoh MCHP to meet with the FMC. They provided refresher training to the FMC on their role in supporting and maintaining the facility.

Through a grant awarded under APC, WellShare International integrates family planning (FP) services into their SHAP project to improve the social environment for FP services and positive reproductive health behaviors in the Arua District of Uganda. The project increases access to and knowledge of FP and improves the quality of FP services in the region.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Salvation Army World Service Office integrates family planning (FP) into the Sustainable and Comprehensive Responses for Vulnerable Children and Their Families Project (SCORE) and the activities of Salvation Army World Service Office corps. Through the training and support of community-based distribution agents (CBDAs) and youth peer educators (YPEs) combined with mobile outreach events, SAWSO promotes increased knowledge of and access to FP services in the community.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Pathfinder International is increasing access to family planning by integrating family planning and reproductive health into an existing conservation program in Tanzania. Pathfinder is both leveraging the presence of conservation programs to increase access to FP services and raising awareness of the links between family planning and general ecosystem health.

Pathfinder International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, they have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive health services. Together, they expand access to contraception, promote healthy pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections, wherever the need is most urgent.

With additional funding provided through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), HealthRight International will integrate family planning (FP) services into their PMNH+ program. The initiative aims to improve quality, availability, and accessibility of MNC and FP services at the health facility, district health office, national ministry, and community levels. PMNH+ will focus on individuals of reproductive age marginalized due to socioeconomic status and geographic barriers in the districts of Marakwet East and West.

HealthRight International addresses health and social challenges aggravated by human rights violations for key populations worldwide. The organization focuses on issues related to HIV/AIDS, women’s health, malaria, tuberculosis, orphans and other vulnerable youth (OVC), and other individuals affected by human rights violations. HealthRight International’s Partnership for Maternal and Neonatal Health Plus (PMNH+) program was launched in 2012 under USAID’s Child Survival and Health Grant Program (CSHGP) to improve child survival and maternal health across Kenya.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), ADRA will implement and expand family planning (FP) services in the Palpa, Rupandehi, and Kapilvastu Districts in the Western Development Region of Nepal. Activities under this award will increase access to FP services through the integration of FP into the Develop Local Economy to Eradicate Poverty (DEEP) Project. The DEEP project focuses on women’s empowerment through entrepreneurship programs, business and vocational classes, small savings and microcredit groups, and strengthening cooperatives.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides individual and community development and disaster relief in over 120 countries worldwide. ADRA’s community development efforts promote health, provide food and water, and empower children through education. Their disaster relief projects coordinate with local governments to deliver medical care, food, water, and shelter to affected populations.


This initiative saves the lives of women, children, and newborns in Nigeria by building a movement of Champions advocating for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). They invest in Nigerian advocates and organizations that are championing change and leading the fight for healthy mothers, children, and families.