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Charikot. Credit: Corinne Redfern
Thursday, 25 Jan 2018 Nepal
Options’ Health Infrastructure Team is strengthening health facilities and infrastructure planning in Nepal to 'Build Back Better'.
Health facility in Northern Nigeria
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 Nigeria
The Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme (MNCH2) is working to improve maternal neonatal and health outcomes in Northern Nigeria by setting up Village Health...
Solar lighting system
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 Kenya
"“Now that we have solar power, supported by MANI, powering the maternity unit, lighting, supporting critical equipment and powering the incubators in the newborn...
Thursday, 23 Nov 2017
Options began in 1992 as a group of experts specialising in maternal and reproductive health. Over the last 25 years we have grown into a global team delivering...
Kangaroo Mother Care is continuous, prolonged early skin to skin contact between a mother and her newborn for up to 24 hours per day.
Friday, 17 Nov 2017
Every year 15 million babies are born too soon, and 1 million of them will die from causes related to premature birth.
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.
The Face of Defiance photography exhibition
Monday, 18 Sep 2017
The Girl Generation has partnered with the creators of ‘The Face Of Defiance’, celebrating FGM survivors and campaigners, to bring the photography exhibition to New York...
Award ceremony for the County Innovation Challenge Fund in Nairobi
Friday, 15 Sep 2017 Kenya
The County Innovation Challenge Fund (CICF) held an award ceremony in Nairobi for five new organisations that are joining the fund’s portfolio, marking its entry into a...
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,...

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