On this World Contraception Day, September 26, the Knowledge SUCCESS East Africa team engaged members of TheCollaborative, an East Africa FP/RH Community of Practice, in a WhatsApp dialogue to understand what they had to say about the power of "Options."
Since 2019, Knowledge SUCCESS has been building momentum in improving access to and quality of family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) programs by strengthening knowledge management (KM) capacities among relevant stakeholders in East Africa.
Blue Ventures started integrating health interventions, addressing a huge unmet need for family planning. We came to understand that we were addressing a health need which is part of a broader ecosystem consisting of conservation, health, livelihood, and other challenges.
An interview with Jostas Mwebembezi, Executive Director and Founder of The Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy in Uganda, which serves women, children, and adolescents in the poorest communities to help them access improved livelihoods, including better health care and education.
Young and Alive Initiative is a collective of young professionals, health care providers, and talented content creators who are passionate about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and social development in Tanzania and beyond.
A new Knowledge SUCCESS learning brief documents the sustained impact of activities started under the Health of People and Environment–Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) project, an eight-year integrated effort that ended in 2019. Featuring insights from HoPE-LVB stakeholders several years after the project’s closure, this brief offers important lessons learned to help inform future design, implementation, and funding of cross-sectoral integrated programs.
High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIPs) are a set of evidence-based family planning practices vetted by experts against specific criteria and documented in an easy-to-use format. The Evaluation of High Impact Practices in Family Planning Products sought to understand whether and how HIP products were being used among health professionals at the country and global levels. Using key informant interviews (KIIs), a small study team found that various HIP products are used by family planning experts and professionals to inform policy, strategy, and practice.
This week, we're featuring The Uganda Youth Alliance for Family Planning and Adolescent Health (UYAFPAH) in our FP/RH Champion Spotlight series. UYAFPAH’s primary mission is advocating for positive change in health matters that affect young people in Uganda.
In March 2021, Knowledge SUCCESS and Blue Ventures, a marine conservation organization, collaborated on the second in a series of community-driven dialogues on People-Planet Connection. The goal: to uncover and amplify the learnings and impact of five national PHE networks. Learn what network members from Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Uganda, and the Philippines shared during the three-day dialogue.