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Youth-led programmes in Uganda focusing on civic participation, sexual reproductive health and rights, and livelihoods;
To increase the use of family planning methods to reduce maternal deaths and prevent the use and access to unsafe abortion, including for marginalised and young women. It will enable women in target countries to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health. It will progress towards Universal Reproductive Health and Rights [SDGs 3.7 and 5.6]. It will support a range of services including family planning, education and behaviour change, prevention of unsafe abortion and other integrated sexual and reproductive health services. By 2020, the programme aims to have supported an additional 4.1m family planning users. It will avert up to 9.4m unsafe abortions and 8.9m unintended pregnancies, and provide 23m couple years of family planning protection.
UK Aid Connect is designed to create the form of civil society that DFID needs to meet its objectives and the form of civil society the future requires. By creating diverse coalitions to address complex, inter-dependent policy and practice challenges it answers a market gap widely recognised through the CSPR.
Locations: The WISH2ACTION Consortium operates across Lot 2 countries, specifically: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burundi, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. The four WISH outputs they are: Output 1 – Community and Individual Choice Output 2 – Sustainability Output 3 – Access to Services Output 4 – Global Goods The combined strengths of WISH2ACTION’s consortium allows for the strong integration of service delivery (Output 3) with social behaviour change activities to generate demand and break down barriers to access (Output 1), and with advocacy and accountability initiatives to strengthen national ownership (Output 2), all of which contribute to generating models, tools and evidence for advancing SRHR (Output 4) in a sustainable way.
To deliver 'family planning for everyone who wants it’ in all of Ethiopia by: (a) improving the availability of modern family planning services at primary health care units ; (b) reducing regional disparities in the access to and voluntary use of modern family planning services; and (c) improving capacity of, and domestic financing for the Ethiopian health service delivery system for providing comprehensive family planning services.
To increase access in Pakistan to qualtiy family planning information and services by those who would like to use it, particualrly underserved groups such as rural women. It will directly contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being, as well as to the FP2020 target of reaching additional users of family planning.
To improve maternal and newborn child health in Northern Nigeria through increased skilled birth attendance, antenatal care attendance, immunisation rates, newborns receiving low-cost, live-saving interventions, and pregnant women and children protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. This will save the lives of 60,000 children, 42,000 newborns and 2,000 pregnant women in the six programme states; and provide 6.3 million high quality MNCH services to women and children of Northern Nigeria. This contributes toward MDG 4 and 5 by reducing maternal and child mortality; improve health system coordination through health sector planning and financing and improve demand for and access to high quality health services by 2019.
The programme seeks to ensure that women are able to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health, particularly the young and marginalized; through the following components: - Challenge social norms, increasing the demand and uptake for family planning - Provide targeted service delivery for voluntary family planning integrated within a wider sexual and reproductive health and rights package - Promote a supportive legal, financial and policy framework for sustainable family planning and safe abortion services - Leverage domestic financing and commitments for family planning and sexual and reproductive health services
To avert 4000 maternal deaths and 5500 neonatal deaths through nationwide life saving skills training for health professionals, and integrated health system strengthening in selected counties, 2013-2023
This is a national programme to scale up access to family planning across Tanzania. Specific activities will include: • Outreach work in rural and urban areas as well as in Tanzania’s refugee camps and host communities. • Specific work to improve access to family planning as well as sexual and reproductive health information to youth, people with disabilities as well as services for victims of sexual violence. • Procure family planning commodities, strengthen the supply chain, and train of public health providers
This targeted investment programme will expand DFID’s current support for family planning service delivery via quality national third party provider(s) – with a view to increasingly meeting needs of youth and younger couples.
To acheive additional family planning results in Kenya as per DFID's Family Planning 2020 commitments.
The programme’s purpose is to achieve a sustainable step change in health outcomes for under-fives, adolescents, pregnant women and mothers. It will contribute towards the Government of Sierra Leone’s (GOSL) targets; (1) A 25% reduction in neonatal and child mortality over the next five years by saving the lives of more than 22,000 children by 2021; (2) A 25% reduction in maternal mortality over the next five years by saving the lives of more than 2,000 women who would otherwise die due to pregnancy and childbirth related causes by 2021; (3) Increase the use of quality RMNCAH services to reduce maternal and child mortality/morbidity and teenage pregnancies; (4) Increase the use of contraception especially among adolescent girls by enabling more than 134,000 women and girls to use family planning; (5) Reduce the prevalence and improve the management of childhood illnesses through the provision of free quality primary health care services; and (6) Strengthen key health systems to underpin and sustain these health
The intended overall impact of the RISE programme is: Reduction in maternal mortality. The intended outcome of the RISE programme is: Increased uptake of modern contraception in Uganda
To enable women in target countries to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health, including the young and marginalised.
• Increase the use of modern FP methods • Improve the FP method mix among users • Reduce regional disparities in FP uptake
To address unmet need for family planning among excluded and vulnerable women in Nepal by reducing unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortion through increase access to and use of modern methods of contraception.
DAFPAK will contribute to a reduction in maternal mortality and unmet need for FP in Pakistan through: 1: Successful implementation of a behaviour change programme 2: Increasing access to client-centred quality FP services 3: Set up an enabling environment for family planning
Objective 1: To establish and manage an extensive health service delivery network Objective 2: To ensure access to the aforementioned services by the urban poor through safety net approaches Objective 3: To develop a collaborative and enabling environment in the selected urban areas for effective functioning of the integrated multi-tier service delivery model
The WISH1 Project (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health – Lot 1) is a project funded by DFID, aimed at delivering sexual and reproductive health services across a range of West African countries. The project is led by Marie Stopes International and subcontracted to IPPF to implement the project in 6 countries.