News

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

2017

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.

March 27, 2017 | Article

APC grantees Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination and Guyana Trans United are advocating to change a discriminatory law against transgender people in Guyana. 

March 27, 2017 to March 30, 2017
| Announcement

Join APC at the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference from March 27, 2017 – March 30, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

March 24, 2017 | Blog

Translating research into policy and practice was key to the acceptance of CBA2I in Africa.

March 22, 2017 | Announcement

The following candid interviews tell the stories of three Sierra Leoneans who were affected by the Ebola virus. In their own words, two survivors and a ministry official share their experiences, pain, and hope for the future.

March 09, 2017 | General News

The Advancing Partners & Communities project applied a human-centered design approach to help ensure the success and sustainability of community facility management committees in Sierra Leone.

March 08, 2017 | Blog

After the Ebola epidemic, a community health center in Sierra Leone is now able to provide improved quality health care services, including family planning.

February 21, 2017 to February 23, 2017
| Announcement

Join Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) at the first International Symposium on Community Health Workers in Kampala, Uganda from February 21st to February 23rd, 2017.

February 06, 2017 | Press Release

On February 2, 2017, the Government of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation launched the revised Community Health Worker Policy, 2016-2020.

January 31, 2017 | Blog

The continued interest in the Global Health eLearning Center’s CBFP course is evidence of a growing global demand for programming resources in this high impact practice.

January 25, 2017 | Press Release

Advancing Partners & Communities launched the USAID-funded Ebola Transmission Prevention and Survivor Services program on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 in Monrovia, Liberia.

January 19, 2017 | Announcement

APC is partnering with the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company in Guyana to reach people living with HIV through mobile technology.