Through programs supported by the Maternal and Child Survival Program, thanks to the United States Agency for International Development, the number of women receiving or maintaining a modern family planning method in Rwanda increased from 384,805 in 2015 to nearly 500,000 today.
The demand for contraceptive implants is up, with more women getting the long-acting protection that they want. This means, of course, that there’s going to be a greater need for providers who are confidently able to remove the tiny, thin rods, about the size of a matchstick, when wom
As a volunteer health promoter for the George Health Centre, Violet spends her days out and about, talking about voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). It’s a task that takes the 58-year-old widow into barbershops, markets, bars, clubs, churches … any place men tend to frequent o
With support from USAID's flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program, nursing and midwifery students in Tanzania benefit from new computers, well-stocked libraries and aptly-equipped clinical skills labs.
Mohai Mohai is among the Lesotho prisoners benefiting from a prisoner health program funded by the Elton John AIDS Foundation and implemented by Jhpiego. The 23-year-old received HIV screening, care and treatment services while in prison and follow-up support to ensure his wife had a
Kuza provides a safe space for young teens to talk about all the issues and concerns that impact their daily lives and futures, everything from schoolwork and parents’ expectations to pregnancy and HIV.