News

Read below for APC-related news, partner announcements, and information on new or existing RFAs.

2017

October 12, 2017 | Event

The Advancing Partners & Communities project, in collaboration with Family Planning 2020, the Implementing Best Practices initiative and USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health, will host the first webinar in a webinar series designed to share information about various family planning methods on Thursday, October 12th, 2017, from 9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. EST.

October 12, 2017 | Announcement

On September 7-9, 2017, the West African Clinical Research Consortium (WAC), in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health and the Advancing Partners & Communities project, hosted over 150 West African and international scientists, clinicians, researchers, policy makers, and other stakeholders at a conference in Guinea’s capital, Conakry.

October 11, 2017 | Blog

On Aug. 14, Freetown was struck by a mudslide and flash flooding that cost the lives of nearly 500 people. It affected almost 6,000 people living primarily in five of the most hard-hit communities and left hundreds missing.

September 28, 2017 | Event

Join APC grantee Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) and the Christian Journal for Global Health for a discussion on the Global Church and Family Planning on September 28, 2017, from 9:00-10:00 A.M. US ET featuring programs in Uganda, Nepal, and India.

September 25, 2017 | Blog

In May 2016, relais communautaires began introducing Sayana Press. In the three months since introduction, more than 450 women have received the contraceptive injection.

September 14, 2017 | Blog

Sierra Leone is on its way to a health system that meets the needs of its people and is ready to confront the next infectious disease—be it Ebola or some other virus—with stronger, better-prepared health services.

August 09, 2017 | Blog

In 2017, APC updated the Community Health Systems (CHS) Catalog as part of its portfolio of tools and activities that support the role of policy in aligning and strengthening community health systems.

July 18, 2017 | Blog

In Liberia, Ebola survivors come from every county, background, and profession. They want the world to hear their needs but not define them by a virus.

June 27, 2017 | General News

Advancing Partners & Communities hosted a luncheon and health discussion session for transgender pageant participants in Guyana. 

In this new video from Advancing Partners & Communities' grantee, World Vision, the Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies/Family Planning project seeks to increase access and use of voluntary family planning services in North Eastern Kenya.

June 26, 2017 | Announcement

Advancing Partners & Communities held a celebration event on June 20, 2017 in Freetown, Sierra Leone to highlight the achievements of USAID’s largest primary health care investment in Sierra Leone.

June 02, 2017 | Blog

Jackqueline Bwire Nabwire, a community health worker trained by APC Uganda, works to bring family planning to women in her village.

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JSI, through Advancing Partners & Communities, and the Government of Liberia are providing necessary treatment for Ebola survivors with health problems.

May 02, 2017 | Blog

APC's Ebola Transmission Prevention and Survivor Services program is focusing on meeting the medical and psychosocial needs of Ebola survivors in Liberia.

April 26, 2017 | Announcement

The Family Planning Voices (#FPVoices) Tumblr documents and shares real stories from real people around the world who are passionate about family planning. Dr. Tonny Tumwesigye shares his story.

April 12, 2017 | General News

Artistes in Direct Support (Artistes), a non-profit supported by Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) presented an HIV-focused skit for a downtown crowd in Georgetown, Guyana.

April 10, 2017 | Announcement

Advancing Partners & Communities held a regional workshop for leadership from Ebola survivor associations from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in Conakry, Guinea from March 27th to 29th, 2017.

April 10, 2017 | Announcement

From April 3-7, 2017, six staff comprising the Liberian National Ebola Survivor Secretariat visited the Program Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Sierra Leone Comprehensive Program for Ebola Survivors (CPES) to exchange ideas and learn from each other’s policies and practices.

April 03, 2017 to April 08, 2017
| Event

World Health Worker Week offers the opportunity to globally mobilize communities, partners, and policy makers in support of community health workers (CHWs). Check out some of our health worker spotlights to see how APC is working to advance global leadership in community health, support policies and programs surrounding community health workers, and ultimately improve health outcomes.