The Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) project was developed to promote “a complete status of well-being” of individuals and families by converging activities related to the three sectors of population, health and environment."
This report synthesizes learnings from 102 health and multisectoral programs, including a rich set of program examples and three case studies, to illustrate the various ways programs are integrating family planning with nutrition and food security interventions.
The Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978 emerged as a major milestone of the twentieth century in the field of public health, and it identified primary health care as the key to the attainment of the goal of Health for All. It was adopted at the International Conference on Primary Health Care in 1978 in Almaty (formerly Alma Ata), Kazakhstan.
Gender is a cross-cutting issue that can inform decision making and best practices in all health areas. HIV care and treatment, for example, has benefitted from increased attention to gender inequities over the past decade.
This brief expands the business case for private sector investment in women’s health and empowerment in three sections:
- Opportunities for Action
TB is second only to HIV as a killer infectious disease, with more than 10 million new infections in 2015 and an estimated 1.8 million deaths mostly in low- and middle-income countries.In many countries, the private sector represents a major and growing source of services for suspected and active cases of TB. This often presents a challenge for national health systems that are ill-equipped to ensure that private providers provide safe and effective care.
A social franchise is a network of private-sector health care providers that are linked through agreements to provide socially beneficial health services under a common brand.
This working paper discusses the need/importance of engaging the private sector. It also presents a review of evidence around strategies and modalities that are implemented in, by, or through the private sector to improve maternal health outcomes.