Women

DoctHERS-In-the-House (DIH)

Pakistan
DoctHERS is a novel healthcare marketplace that leverages technology to connect female physicians to patients in real time. The organization circumvents socio-cultural barriers for females with medical training who are restricted to their homes. The organization aims to improve access to quality hea

Ghana Registered Midwives Association (GRMA)

Formed in 1935, Ghana’s Registered Midwives Association is an NGO that aims to promote and protect the interest and welfare of midwives. The organization provides integrated services for ensuring accessibility of reproductive healthcare and child survival services through community mobilization and collaboration with health delivery system partners throughout Ghana. Currently, there are 556 midwives in GRMA, 55% private sector and 45% public sector with all 10 regions of Ghana represented.

HeartString

Guinea, Haiti, Senegal, Uganda
HeartString is a string of color-coded beads that are used by traditional midwives to assess feral heart tones in resource constrained settings. This is a culturally appropriate and acceptable tool that enable the midwife to seek help early in emergency and improve outcomes for a mother and unborn

MEDA Bednet

Tanzania
Mennonite Economics Development Associates is working to combat malaria in Tanzania through sending e-vouchers via text message to pregnant women for discounted bed nets. This program is focused on providing bed nets to the two most vulnerable populations, pregnant women and children under five.

Marie Stopes Society (Pakistan)

Pakistan
Marie Stopes Society (MSS) is a social enterprise that provides comprehensive reproductive health services for people throughout Pakistan. Our aim, ultimately, is to increase access to reproductive health information and services that empower women, men, young people and families to lead healthier lives.

Ujjwal Network

India
Ujjwal Network is a social franchise with 6,000 community-based workers and 18,000 outlets in rural areas across Bihar and Orissa, providing family planning, safe abortion and post-abortion services.

OK

Nepal
OK (formerly Sun Quality Health Network) in Nepal is managed by PSI/Nepal and is a family planning social franchise.

BlueStar Mali

Mali
BlueStar Mali offers family planning, reproductive health, and HIV services to expand access to a broader range of FP method services (such as IUDs and implants) to women and couples. Marie Stopes International trains doctors, nurses, and midwives to provide these additional options. Also, MSI suppo

BlueStar Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
BlueStar is run in partnership with the Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council (ZNFPC). It provides family planning and post-abortion care services.

Nutrition at the Center

Bangladesh, Benin, Ethiopia
Nutrition at the Center uses an integrated approach to maternal and child nutrition to develop, document and disseminate highly effective and efficient integrated approaches that substantially improve nutritional outcomes for mothers and children in resource poor areas.

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