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Monday, 30 Oct 2017
It is with great sadness that we write that our colleague Gerard O’Brien passed away suddenly on 16th October following a brief acute illness.
Maternity Waiting Home, Malawi
Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017 Malawi
Catholic Sisters in Malawi have used money raised through our results-based financing programme to build a new maternity waiting shelter to “uphold the dignity of...
Community members develop the scorecard in Bungoma
Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 Kenya
“Prior to community scorecards, the health facilities had no means of communicating with the public except through funerals.”
Breastfeeding Kenya
Tuesday, 1 Aug 2017 Kenya
The World Health Organisation says breastfeeding is the best way of providing babies with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. But what needs to...
Photo credit: Sheena Ariyapala / DFID
Friday, 28 Jul 2017
Dr Faith Mwangi-Powell, Global Director of The Girl Generation, reflects on commitments made at the Family Planning Summit and the need to address the wider issues,...
Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017
By working with established relationships of trust between friends, PEER generates rich insights into how people view their world, and how they make decisions on key.
Human Milk Banking Kenya
Friday, 14 Jul 2017 Kenya
With funding from the CICF, PATH and the African Population and Health Research Centre are exploring the feasibility and acceptability of establishing a human milk bank...
In Nigeria 23% of women can't access the modern contraceptives they want
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017
For countries’ FP2020 commitments to result in improved family planning uptake, commitments need to translate into increased budgetary allocations and actual expenditure...
Distributing the Common Health Care Entitlement Card - UHSSP, Bangladesh
Thursday, 6 Jul 2017 Bangladesh
Our Urban Health System Strengthening Project is working in Bangladesh to enable the poorest people to access health care in the cities at a subsidised cost or for free...
Tuesday, 13 Jun 2017 Kenya
On World Blood Donor Day, Options’ staff in Kenya talk about the challenges and solutions to maternal mortalities caused by postpartum haemorrhage. By Nicole Sijenyi...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 Sierra Leone
Despite the Ebola outbreak, more mothers, babies and young people now visit health services at private and public sector facilities.
Nepal Health Sector Support Programme
Thursday, 25 May 2017 Nepal
Options is supporting the Government of Nepal to build back its health system stronger, better & more resilient after the 2015 earthquakes. From planning &...

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