The Innovations for Choice and Autonomy (ICAN) project is designed to obtain a deeper understanding of how self-injection (SI) of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) can be implemented to support informed contraceptive choice and use from the perspective of women in Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Uganda.
The objective of this project is to examine the drivers of poor person-centered-maternity-care in Ghana
PTBi East Africa tested whether a facility-based antenatal and postnatal group care model impacted gestational age at birth.
To assess Health care providers' preparedness to manage COVID-19 and examine the associated psychological effects in Ghana and Kenya.
PTBi East Africa developed an intrapartum and immediate postnatal care package designed to improve the uptake of evidence-based practices known to save newborn lives.
The PTBi East Africa Discovery Research portfolio contributes to global knowledge about preterm birth and supports testing of tools to improve preterm birth prevention and management.
Addressing provider stress and unconscious bias to improve the quality of maternal health care.
The Advancements in Postpartum Hemorrhage Care Project is intended to inform the design and implementation of more effective strategies and interventions to advance PPH prevention and treatment in Malawi and Madagascar.
Virtual Mentor is a hands-free decision-support chatbot that engages the health worker in an algorithmic, audible conversation through the most efficient and effective response to a crisis.
The Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi), a partnership between Lynne and Marc Benioff, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), offers a unique opportunity to apply scientific, clinical, and community expertise to address the growing problem of prematurity.
This work seeks to decrease incidence of HIV and unintended pregnancies in Tanzania through the creation of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW)-friendly drug shops and the distribution of HIV self-test kits alongside contraception and linkages to care.
HEARD addresses “know-do” gaps, or delays, in the discovery of effective interventions and their wide-scale application. HEARD emphasizes local ownership and partnerships in order to scale up equitable and sustainable efforts.
The project was created to measure the care women received, design interventions to solve problems women identified, and learn whether those interventions could be applied and work on a broad scale.