Focus on clients and communities
Resilient health systems make it easy for people to get the care they need, whether by delivering medication to your doorstep, sending health alerts to your mobile phone, or providing comprehensive care during a single clinic visit. They also listen and respond to what members of the community say they need. The following stories illustrate different ways that organizations are providing client-centered, community-responsive services.
Not Just for Candy Anymore: Tanzania gives vending machines a new use.
During COVID, Tanzania increased access to safer sex products and services with technology-based and community-centered...Read More
Nigeria Faces Down COVID-19’s Impact on HIV Testing
Nigeria’s Swift and community-centered action resulted in substantial increase in HIV testing, despite COVID.Read More
In Thailand, telehealth moves PrEP out of the HIV clinic
During a pandemic, a differentiated service approach delivers PrEP to more of those who need...Read More
Flexible programming gives young women in Rwanda the tools they need to get through COVID-19
PEPFAR’s DREAMS partnership sustains critical lifelines for adolescent girls and young women.Read More
Connecting Ecuador’s indigenous communities to health care through training in native languages
An innovative training program is boosting the capacity of health workers to meet the needs...Read More
Abiyamo Alayo: Happy Mother Radio Show Takes Community Outreach Virtual
Establishing new channels to connect clinics and communities in NigeriaRead More
Innovation pays dividends against COVID-19 and TB in Karachi
TB contact screening and preventive therapy continued despite the pandemic As Pakistan braced for a...Read More
Bangladeshi activists help sustain access to family planning services.
A family planning counselor awaits her clients at Popular Medical College Hospital, Dhaka. District advocacy...Read More
A better way to distribute bed nets
Rabi Dako stands with her daughter in Cotonou, Benin after receiving mosquito nets as part...Read More
Before COVID-19, Malawi was on its way to ending AIDS. Now what?
Community Health Workers conduct door-to-door screening for COVID-19 in Limpopo, South Africa. In Christopher Mlotha’s...Read More
How Massachusetts is learning from the Global South
Care resource coordinators support people in COVID-19 isolation and quarantine by providing social and economic...Read More
Resumed immunization campaigns are critical to preventing COVID-19 as well as polio.
Shabana, a frontline Polio Worker, administers polio drops to children in Roshvala, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Photo:...Read More
Empowered health workers, healthier communities
CHW Grace Karen Akinyi consults with her supervisor Shadrack Werunga, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: PCSU When...Read More