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Best Practices Scale Up

Our “business unusual” approach to scaling up best practices

Best Practices Scale Up

Empowering Communities: Transforming SRHR through Locally-led Scaling Strategies

Our Global Program on scaling up best practices is committed to locally led and resourced SRHR programs that feature a package of demand generation, service delivery, and advocacy interventions that are adapted to the local context.

We prioritize the needs of under-resourced and marginalized communities in our “business unusual” approach to scaling up best practices through 200+ regional partners.

For sustainability, we believe local governments should own, implement and finance their efforts to rapidly and sustainably scale HIPs, with technical coaching provided with declining intensity by our locally based experts and partners.

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Empowering Sustainable Progress: Guiding Local Governments Towards Self-Sustained Health Systems

Empowering Sustainable Progress: In addition, we emphasize the importance of providing coaching in leadership, program management, and coordination. Furthermore, cost-efficient self-assessment tools designed for monitoring progress and facilitating necessary adjustments are deemed indispensable.

Transitioning Capacity: By coaching local governments to effectively transfer capacity, we ensure that the improvements in urban health systems become self-sustaining after the conclusion of technical assistance, often referred to as “graduation.” This strategic approach to scaling best practices paves the way for the realization of locally-owned and lasting SRHR and gender equity programs, aligning seamlessly with our overarching Mission.

Featured Institute Experts

Victor Igharo

Victor Igharo

Senior Program Officer II

Seasoned global health leader and social impact expert helping to translate research into high-impact strategies, policies, and programs that deliver systems-level change at...

Sean Yonamine

Sean Yonamine

Data Analyst

Sean Yonamine is a Master of Public Health graduate from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he concentrated in Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Prior to...

Vanessa Mitchell

Vanessa Mitchell

Senior Program Officer II
Kate Graham

Kate Graham

Sr. Program Officer

Kate Graham is the Sr. Program Officer for The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a Gates Foundation and Bayer AG-funded business unusual approach to providing lifesaving reproductive...

Jessica Mirano

Jessica Mirano

Program Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

Jessica Mirano is a Master of Public Health graduate from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she earned certificates in biostatistics and epidemiology, and...

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