Integrating family planning and HIV counseling services to help women assess HIV risk and choice of family planning methods; developing tools to assess HIV vulnerability in family planning services; and planning global and regional convenings for establishing comprehensive recommendations.
Building an interactive website with accessible analytics about adolescents across multiple sectors and insight on trends, vulnerabilities, and opportunities in order to promote evidence-based decision-making and investments in adolescents.
Leading social and behavioral change research for proven interventions to support developing countries’ health and development outcomes, including demand for modern family planning, maternal and child death prevention, and AIDS and malaria eradication.
Ensuring comprehensive HIV and STI prevention, care, and treatment for high-risk groups by expanding HIV self-testing, communication on COVID-19-related health messages and prevention materials, and HIV treatment for patients while ensuring protection for frontline workers.
Continuing to develop an interactive database of evidence and organizations working in the gender-and-education field to help the global community make informed investments and ensure better education results for girls, boys, and communities.
Establishing and building a global research center that generates, synthesizes, and translates evidence to improve the lives of adolescent girls.
Deepening understanding of the diversity of experiences of child, early, and forced marriage and the effectiveness of interventions to build an evidence base for policies, programs, advocacy, and investments.
Participating in the scientific committee of the HIV Prevention Clinical Trials Network focused on socio-behavioral sciences to assess research priorities; designing study concepts, protocols, and data-collection instruments; enhancing collaboration; and addressing issues in research ethics.
Reducing financial barriers, particularly for transportation, faced by women seeking fistula repair services, and increasing access to safe maternal care.
Standardizing metrics for performance monitoring of frontline health worker programs; generating critical evidence that advances community health systems; and engaging existing communities of practice.