EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, they train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.
EngenderHealth works to improve the health and well-being of people in the poorest communities of the world. They do this by sharing their expertise in sexual and reproductive health and transforming the quality of health care. They promote gender equity, advocate for sound practices and policies, and inspire people to assert their rights to better, healthier lives. Working in partnership with local organizations, they adapt their work in response to local needs.
Across the globe, they have proven that even in resource-poor settings, family planning services can be safe, effective and affordable. Learn about their work in contraception, informed choice, and more.
Their approach to maternal health is holistic, addressing women’s sexual and reproductive health needs throughout their lives. They work to equip health facilities with medical supplies and well-trained staff to provide high quality services.
HIV, AIDS, and Sexually Transmitted Infections
To help overcome the global HIV epidemic, they train health providers, improve health services, and advocate for national and international policies that respond to the needs of people living with HIV.
Promoting Gender Equity
Addressing gender issues is essential to improving the health of both women and men. Through their Men As Partners® program and other initiatives, they mobilize men to support their partners’ reproductive health, promote gender equity, and reduce gender-based violence.
Partnering with Youth
They believe all young people have the right to health, respect, and appropriate services that respond to their specific needs. In particular, they work to increase their access to critical sexual and reproductive health information and services.
Improving Clinical Quality
They improve the quality of health care in the world’s poorest communities by training providers to be responsive and informative, preventing infection, and increasing communication among staff. Their pioneering COPE® process has been used around the world.
Advocacy and Policy
They work locally, globally, and in the United States to influence evidence-based policy change that will lead to lasting improvements in reproductive health care services.
EngenderHealth is the managing partner of several major projects—consortiums of organizations working in partnership to achieve the maximum impact on public health. These projects range from global to country-specific.See more