The Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) Project is a five-year USAID cooperative agreement with the John Snow, Inc. Research & Training Institute, in collaboration with FHI 360, funded from October 2012, with a two-year extension until September 2019. This evaluation assessed the extent to which APC has achieved its objectives and identified community-based family planning (CBFP) activities that might warrant future investment.
Family Planning & Reproductive Health
This evaluation examines the evidence on the effectiveness and scalability of the Health of the People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) model of integrated population, health, and environment (PHE) community development in Kenya and Uganda. The project aimed to increase access to sexual and reproductive health services and improve maternal and child health care practices while reducing threats to biodiversity conservation in project communities.
Led by EngenderHealth, the USAID Tanzania Responding to the Need for Family Planning
through Expanded Contraceptive Choices and Program Services (RESPOND) Project was
implemented as a five-year project, from November 2012 through October 2017, with a budget
ceiling of US$ 42 million. Working in 110 districts in four regional areas (Mwanza, NW; Arusha,
NE; Iringa, SW; and Coast, SE), the purpose of RESPOND was to increase the use of family
planning (FP) and reproductive health services, with a focus on long-acting and reversible
By design, the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project focuses on strengthening family planning (FP) services by
advancing best practices (BPs). As two high-level USAID key informants succinctly summarize, “[E2A is]
our flagship on identifying and introducing BPs and family planning” and “the underpinning of this project
is doing things that strengthen service delivery.” In its winning proposal, Pathfinder summarized E2A as a
project that “will increase global support for the use of evidenced-base best practices (BPs) to improve
This evaluation was conducted to provide the USAID Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) with an independent evaluation of key components of PRH’s flagship knowledge management (KM) project, Knowledge for Health (K4Health), to aid in the development of the scope of work for a follow-on project.
Le programme de Marketing social intégré (Integrated Social Marketing—ISM) est un accord coopératif de cinq ans (Numéro AID-687-A-13-00001) valant 36 823 053 $ US, financé par l’Agence des États-Unis pour le développement international (USAID)/Madagascar du 1er janvier 2013 au 31 décembre 2017. Le projet est mis en oeuvre par Population Services International (PSI) en tant que partenaire principal, avec IntraHealth, Banyan Global, Human Network International (HNI) en tant que partenaires internationaux et SAF et SALFA en tant que partenaires locaux à Madagascar.
Nigeria’s population, the largest in Africa, is rapidly expanding; this expansion is straining the country’s efforts to ensure access to and availability of preventive and primary health care services in the public and private sectors. USAID has an extensive history and programming portfolio to assist the Government of Nigeria to strengthen the health care system and improve health indices, for example, to reduce high maternal and child mortality rates.
The Fistula Care Plus (FC+) Project is a five-year global project supported by the USAID Offices of Population and Reproductive Health, and Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition. The project is designed to prevent, detect, and treat obstetric fistula.
The MaMoni-HSS Project is a four-year, USAID-funded project awarded on September 24th, 2013 and ending on September 23rd, 2017. The award is led by Jhpiego and implemented in country by Save the Children Bangladesh. At the macro level, MaMoni-HSS efforts are designed to contribute to the achievement of USAID/Bangladesh Development Objective (DO) 3 in the country: to stabilize the population and improve health and nutrition.
The purpose of the Mayer Hashi II (MH-II) Project Mid-Term Performance Evaluation is to assess the effectiveness of the project's approach to increasing the utilization of family planning (FP) services with a focus on long-acting and permanent methods (LAPMs). The evaluation assesses the achievements and results against expectations and the relevance of project activities to date.