Using Performance-Based Payments to Improve Health Programs

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Linking the payment of funds with the results of service activities is a powerful strategy that funding organizations can use to make the service-providing organizations accountable for achieving program goals.

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Results-Based financing in Zimbabwe: Achieving Results for Women’s and Children’s Health

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Results-Based Financing has become widely known among people across Zimbabwe. Despite the challenging setting, this approach has quickly contributed to better health services. The program, which is funded by the

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New progress in voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC)

Posted on August 1, 2016 at 8:05 pm

12 July, 2016 – In the lead-up to the AIDS 2016 conference, WHO issued a new progress brief on country efforts to scale up voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV

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Increase in number of countries adopting HIV self-testing policies

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20 July 2016 – UNITAID and the World Health Organization (WHO) today released the second edition of the landscape report on HIV Self-testing which shows that 16 countries have adopted

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Strengthening Linkages Between Clinical and Social/Community Services for Children and Adolescents who Have Experienced Sexual Violence: A Companion Guide

Posted on July 20, 2016 at 11:39 pm

  This Guide provides a basic framework, examples, resources, and contact information for health providers and managers to: Better understand and facilitate linkages with critical social and community services for

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Multipurpose prevention technologies for sexual and reproductive health: mapping global needs for introduction of new preventive products

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Article Objectives: Worldwide, women face sexual and reproductive health (SRH) risks including unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV. Multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) combine protection against two or more

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Factors Impacting the Effectiveness of Health Care Worker Behavior Change: A Literature Review

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Social and behavior change communication (SBCC), which uses communication to positively influence the social dimensions of health and well-being, is an important strategy for improving health services at the provider

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United States – Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls

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Adolescence is a critical period in a girl’s life, when significant physical, emotional, and social changes shape her future. In too many parts of the world, adolescence is the most

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Pregnancy history and current use of contraception among women of reproductive age in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda

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Article Objective: To examine the relationship between pregnancy history and the use of contraception among women of reproductive age (15–49 years) in East Africa. Methods: Demographic and Health Surveys data

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