Monitoring and evaluation a pilot study for research on emergency contraceptive pills and pericoital methods, and coordinating submission of a clinical trial application for a pre-pilot phase in Kenya.
Examining how and why some community groups have led to behavior change and improved outcomes, including underlying mechanisms of behavior change associated with community groups and women’s collectives.
Testing and validating indicators—including exemption of public sector user fees, population density of midwives by district by births, and maternal death review coverage—for ending preventable maternal mortality.
Integrating family planning and safe abortion services within universal health care and financing mechanisms to ensure access to quality reproductive health services.
Conducting research and advocacy in Senegal and Francophone West Africa for the development of a national family planning program and implementation of costed implementation plans, expanded access to family planning, reproductive health, and safe abortion, task shifting, regional collaboration, and private pharmacy participation.
Responding to the needs of refugees facing sexual and gender-based violence in the East and Horn of Africa by introducing models that have been tested, designed, implemented, and evaluated by the Africa Regional Sexual and Gender-Based Network.
Hosting Global Health Corps Fellows for one year in order to mentor and build their leadership skills through work implementing and managing research activities.
Developing strategies with the Ministry of Education to ensure more pregnant or parenting girls can re-enter or remain in school.
Designing and implementing a quasi-experimental study on provider behavior change for family planning as part of the Health Service Delivery project.
Reducing young infant death in Kenya from possible severe bacterial infection by scaling up the implementation of the national Integrated Management of Childhood Illness guidelines, part of strengthened postnatal and young infant care.