In 2023, Young and Alive Initiative are working in partnership with USAID, and IREX through the youth excel project, we are implementing a gender transformative program for adolescent boys and young men in the southern highlands of Tanzania. The reason we focused on men this time is because men and boys have often been overlooked in discussions around SRHR and gender.
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.
The Uzazi Uzima Project's work to build the capacity of healthcare workers to provide high-quality services has improved access to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health services—including family planning—in northern Tanzania's Simiyu Region.
Le 18 mars, Knowledge SUCCESS & FP2030 a co-organisé la deuxième session de la troisième série de conversations de la série Connecting Conversations, Une solution unique ne convient pas à tous : les services de santé reproductive au sein du système de santé élargi doivent répondre aux divers besoins des jeunes. Cette session s'est concentrée sur la manière dont différents modèles de services au sein d'un système de santé peuvent répondre aux besoins de santé sexuelle et reproductive (SSR) de divers groupes de jeunes.
On March 18, Knowledge SUCCESS & Family Planning 2030 (FP2030) hosted the second session in the third set of conversations in the Connecting Conversations series, One Size Does Not Fit All: Reproductive Health Services Within the Greater Health System Must Respond to Young People’s Diverse Needs. This session focused on how different service models within a health system can meet the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of diverse groups of young people.
In a variety of ways that suit their contexts, countries around the world have adapted international guidance on providing family planning care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tracking the extent to which these new policies are successful in maintaining women’s access to safe, high-quality care will provide valuable lessons for responses to future public health emergencies.
When public health officials make decisions, they are faced with competing demands on financial resources, conflicting interests, and the imperative to meet national health goals. Decision-makers need tools to help them establish a healthy market, particularly in resource-constrained settings. SHOPS Plus found this to be the case in a recent activity in Tanzania, where their ultimate goal was to engage all the actors in Tanzania’s health market, public and private, to ensure proper targeting of investments and meet the health needs of all Tanzanians.