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Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2016

There has been a concerted worldwide collaborative effort to tackle the scourge of malaria in pregnancy. In Akwa Ibom State this is spearheaded by the state government and allied agencies with the intermittent preventative treatment given to all pregnant women through directly observed treatment in all health facilities. MAPS supported... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2015

Gender based violence (GBV) rates are extremely high in Zambia: 43% of women have experienced physical violence in their lifetime, 20% in the last 12 months; 10% of women have experienced sexual violence, and 10% of women have experienced violence during pregnancy (Zambia 2013-2014 DHS). These rates are alarming, and... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Journal Title: Co-Location in Warrap Is Improving Communication and Coordination. HPF
Publication Date: 2015

Co-locating Implementing Partners and County Health Departments to improve coordination, knowledge sharing and planning in South Sudan. This success story outlines how a unique county model is helping to build a sustainable health system in South Sudan. By co-locating both Implementing Partners and County Health Departments, Health Partners International is... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2015

Providing budget support to enable the State Ministry of Health to execute its oversight role and improve health services This story provides an overview ofHealth Partners International’s success in developing funding mechanisms in Eastern Equatoria State, which were designed to facilitate supportive supervision of the counties by the states. Without... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2015

Improving logistics data management through facility reporting. This success story outlines how Health Partners International drove forward the supply chain management of all commodities distributed to facilities that it provides operational support to in South Sudan. Previously, the system of drug distribution in South Sudan did not allow for any... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2015

This success story outlines how Health Partners International assisted in the construction and development of pharmaceutical infrastructure which has helped ensure an uninterrupted stream of medical drugs in Ju-river, South Sudan. Before the support of Health Partners International, Ju-River County like, all other Counties in the state, did not have... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2015

In 2011, Nigeria instituted a national policy, ‘bringing PHC under one roof’ to integrate management of Primary Health Care and end fragmentation in the health sector. The policy built on the experience of the Jigawa State Gunduma Health System and the restructuring experiences of other states. Health Partners International helped... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2014

 A comprehensive and integrated demand-side maternal health programme in Zambia achieved a 57% increase in the use of modern contraception over a two-year period. Modern contraceptive usage rates increased the most in Chama, a difficult to reach district in Muchinga Province. Despite the fact that communities in this district faced... Read more
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2014

Rural communities involved in the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria/Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programme (PRRINN-MNCH) were mobilised to increase the access of socially and physically isolated families to community-based emergency transport schemes (ETS). These schemes comprised one component of a comprehensive community-based approach supported by the... Read more