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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
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
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2012

Health Partners International (HPI) implemented a community-based maternal and newborn health programme in Zambia, which resulted in positive changes in nutrition-related behaviour in six rural districts. The DFID-funded Mobilizing Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia Programme (MAMaZ), implemented between 2010-2013, aimed to improve home-based care of pregnant women and... Read more