Health Policy Project

The Health Policy Project has ended, but work continues under a new USAID five-year project, Health Policy Plus (HP+).

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Health Policy Project 

 

Viewpoints   Sharing perspectives on people-centered policy

Combatting Fear and Stigma while Living with HIV in Jamaica
clinic workers in JamaicaPosted March 9, 2016
By: HPP/Jamaica
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Zero Discrimination Day: Breaking Down HIV Stigma with Individual, Structural, and Health Facility Policy Interventions
photo from code of conduct posterPosted March 1, 2016
By: Molly Fitzgerald
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The Power of One: Anita Datar’s Contributions to the Global AIDS Response
photo of anita datarPosted December 11, 2015
By: Ron MacInnis, Andrew Zapfel, and Nicole Judice
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Making Kenyan Health Care More Responsive and Efficient
kenyan healthcare workersPosted October 30, 2015
By Taylor Wilkerson, LMI Program Manager, Global Health; Bobby Jefferson, Palladium, VP, Innovations Communication & Technology Practice; and Katie West Slevin, Health Policy Project, Technical Writer
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Rethinking Capacity Development
photo of oca toolkitPosted October 29, 2015
By Ann Hendrix-Jenkins
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Assessing Our Presence: HPP’s Work in Two West African Countries
photo from west africa EOP eventPosted September 9, 2015
By Rachel Kiesel and Andrew Zapfel
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Haiti Takes Strides to Protect Victims of Trafficking and Improve Human Rights
photo from anti-trafficking committee launchPosted August 24, 2015
By Patrick Camille, Vantz Brutus, Sahita Pierre-Antoine, and Annie Chen 
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Achieving Addis Ababa’s New Social Compact: Lessons from the Response to HIV
Photo of addis ababaPosted July 23, 2015
By Deborah McGill, Arin Dutta, and Wu Zeng
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Dominican Republic Activists Work To Advance Transgender Health Care
Participants at a transgender health workshop in the dominican republicPosted April 15, 2015
By Madison Mellish, Debbie McGill, and Marcio Maeda
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Ensuring Access to Family Planning in Nigeria
Nigerian mother with her childPosted April 10, 2015
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Mapping Health Facilities Supports Accountability, Saves Lives
GIS mapping workshop participants in bangladeshPosted March 31, 2015
By Anita Datar
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Transgender Men in Uganda: What We Want You to Know—and Do
Jay Mulucha and Apako Williams in UgandaPosted March 24, 2015
By Jay Mulucha and Apako Williams, FEM Alliance Uganda, TGNC-Uganda
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Building a Drumbeat from the Ground Up
Participants at a women's leadership training in 2014Posted March 8, 2015
By Anne Jorgensen
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Engagement with Civil Society – A Duty of All Partners in Development
Participants at a HPP Transgender Health workshop in BarbadosPosted February 24, 2015
By Andrew Zapfel
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Option B+ in Nigeria: New Study Supports Lifelong Antiretroviral Treatment for Pregnant Women with HIV
Patience Mapfumo, 37, from Zimbabwe, with her five-year-old son Josphat who was born HIV free.Posted February 19, 2015
By Biyi Adesina, Avenir Health, Chukwuma Anyaike, Ministry of Health, Nigeria, and Sara Bowsky, Health Policy Project/Futures Group
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Five Years After: Haiti Makes Bold Moves to Protect Children and Women
Photo of a workshop in Haiti on the country's child protection lawsPosted January 29, 2015
By Patrick Camille and Annie Chen
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How Can People Living with HIV and Key Populations Access Justice in Ghana?
Photo of the CHRAJ Ghana stigma and discrimination reporting portal launchPosted January 8, 2015
By Taylor Williamson, Vivian Fiscian, Joseph Whittal, and Ron MacInnis
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Ensuring An Equitable Universal Health Coverage Agenda Starts With Political Commitment
Kenyan woman doctor in a clinic setting Posted January 5, 2015 
By: Suneeta Sharma and Sarah Alkenbrack
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Universal Health Coverage Requires Quality Healthcare Access for Stigmatized Populations
UHC day graphicPosted December 12, 2014
By Ron MacInnis, Arin Dutta, and Andrew Zapfel
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“Africa Rising” Promises New Money for Health

Presenters at the AFD Forum Posted December 4, 2014
By Tewodros Bekele and Sarah Alkenbrack

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Thinking Outside the Blocks: An Expanded View of Health Systems

Posted October 2, 2014
By Jay Gribble

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Good Governance and MSM Coalition Building in Africa

Posted October 1, 2014
By David Mbote and Andrew Zapfel

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Nothing About Us Without Us: The Evolving Role of PEPFAR in Community Engagement

Posted September 30, 2014
By Ron MacInnis

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Form Follows Function: Thoughts on the Architecture of Health Governance

Posted September 30, 2014
By Jay Gribble

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Systems, People, and Family Planning

Posted September 29, 2014
By Jay Gribble

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Making Political Will Work for Health Systems

Posted September 25, 2014
By Taylor Williamson

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What Are You Doing About Stigma and Discrimination that Pose Barriers to Accessing Health Services?

Laura Nyblade presents on her Stigma and Discrimination work with Cameron HartofelisPosted July 25, 2014
By Laura Nyblade

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A (Cyber) Space for Community for HIV prevention

Darrin Adams presents at AIDS2014Posted July 23, 2014
By Cameron Hartofelis

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Communicating Out of Isolation: HIV and Harnessing Communication Technology Among Gay Men, Men Who Have Sex with Men, and Trans Persons

People living with HIV are...Posted July 23, 2014
By Darrin Adams

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Financing the New Global HIV Treatment Vision – Advocacy and Economics

Arin Dutta presents at AIDS2014Posted July 23, 2014
By Arin Dutta

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Sustainable VMMC programs: They Didn’t Mean To!

Attendees from the IAEN pre-conferencePosted July 21, 2014
By Sarah Clark

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When HIV Research and Data Collection Is at Odds with “Do No Harm”

GIS mappingPosted July 19, 2014
By Anita Datar

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The Voice of Public Health Leadership Globally: Marginalized

A street scene in UgandaPosted July 18, 2014
By Ron MacInnis

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The Most Important Meeting in Town

2014 IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings. Toward Universal Health Coverage for 2030. Speakers: Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group; Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Lawrence H. Summers, Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University; Michael Bloomberg, Former New York City Mayor, UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change; Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization.Posted April 16, 2014
By Sarah Alkenbrack

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Charting a Course Toward Universal Health Coverage in Kenya: Experts See Efficiency, Governance, and Sustainable Financing as Keys to Success

UHC in KenyaPosted March 20, 2014
By Rebecca Mbuya-Brown

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The Health Policy Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00067, beginning September 30, 2010. The project's HIV-related activities are supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It is implemented by Futures Group, in collaboration with Plan International USA, Avenir Health (previously Futures Institute), Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Population Reference Bureau (PRB), RTI International, and White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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