How to Improve Access to Malaria Treatment in the Private Sector

PSI recently hosted a webinar on how to transform the market for malaria rapid diagnostic tests (mRDTs) in the private sector. Panelists from PSI and four partner organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Malaria Consortium, dove deep into the lessons

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4 Social Enterprises You Should Know About

By Sandy Garçon, Communications Manager, PSI Over the past several years, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the number of social enterprises – for-profit ventures with social objectives at their core – working to solve some of the world’s most pressing needs. These social enterprises often work in areas where the state is not able

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Can We Defeat Malaria?

By Kaleigh Rogers, Reporter, VICE In May, VICE reporter Kaleigh Rogers visited Tanzania to report on malaria, and stopped by the Ithna Asheri clinic in Arusha, where a PSI intervention helped train clinicians and lab techs in using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (mRDTs) to properly diagnosis and treat fever cases. Below are excerpts from her

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Mosquitoes Have Developed Resistance to Every One of Our Malaria-Fighting Tools

By Kaleigh Rogers, Reporter, VICE  In May, VICE reporter Kaleigh Rogers visited Tanzania to report on malaria, and stopped by the Ithna Asheri clinic in Arusha, where a PSI intervention helped train clinicians and lab techs in using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (mRDTs) to properly diagnosis and treat fever cases. Below is an excerpt from

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Building a Cure for Malaria

By Kaleigh Rogers, Reporter, VICE. In May, VICE reporter Kaleigh Rogers visited Tanzania to report on malaria, and stopped by the Ithna Asheri clinic in Arusha, where a PSI intervention helped train clinicians and lab techs in using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (mRDTs) to properly diagnosis and treat fever cases. Below is an excerpt from her

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Tanzania’s Next Epidemic? Obesity

By Kaleigh Rogers, Reporter, VICE In May, VICE reporter Kaleigh Rogers visited Tanzania to report on malaria, and stopped by the Ithna Asheri clinic in Arusha, where a PSI intervention helped train clinicians and lab techs in using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (mRDTs) to properly diagnosis and treat fever cases. She also spoke with a

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Malaria Up Close

By Kaleigh Rogers, Reporter, VICE In May, VICE reporter Kaleigh Rogers visited Tanzania to report on malaria, and stopped by the Ithna Asheri clinic in Arusha, where a PSI intervention helped train clinicians and lab techs in using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (mRDTs) to properly diagnosis and treat fever cases. Below is an excerpt from

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Presidents and Billionaires Drive Battle Against Africa’s Deadliest Creature

In May, Katy Migiro visited Tanzania to report on malaria, and stopped by the Ithna Asheri clinic in Arusha, where a PSI intervention helped train clinicians and lab techs in using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (mRDTs) to properly diagnosis and treat fever cases. Below is an excerpt from her article on trust.org. ARUSHA, Tanzania, June

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Reducing Teen Pregnancy in Tanzania: An Interview with Design Thinker Pam Scott

Recently, Lauren Schiller of NPR’s Inflection Point interviewed PSI thought-partner and design thinker Pam Scott on our work together in Tanzania with adolescent girls. She explains how incorporating the girl into finding the solution to unintended teen pregnancy through human-centered design is the most dignified and effective way to arrive at breakthrough solutions to this

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Kuwa True

PSI Tanzania Tells All on New Kuwa Original Campaign!

By C. Montague Hermann, PSI Social Marketing Technical Advisor PSI Social Marketing Technical Advisor C. Montague Hermann regularly writes about news and his opinion on what’s happening in the condom business in East Africa and beyond for his blog, Condom Collective. Read below as Hermann updates us on the Kuwa True campaign since the blog post about

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Quality: A Patient’s Right and a Sound Business Practice in Tanzania

The fifth in a series of articles from FP2020 partners illustrating how human rights principles shape their reproductive health programs.

By Madeleine Moore, Population Services International/Tanzania When Dr. Joseph Mambo was a young physician in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, tragedy was a daily occurrence.  Infant mortality was so high that that he would sometimes certify five or more child deaths in one day. That was 30 years ago, and thankfully, Tanzania’s child mortality rate is

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Franchised Health Centers Help Mothers Provide for their Children

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By: Jenny Tolep, External Relations & Communications Every mother wants the best for her child and providing this is no easy task. In many developing countries, limited access to adequate health services and products can make this even more difficult. Each year, nearly 9 million children under five die from preventable causes, such as pneumonia,

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