Population Services International (PSI)
In support of FP2020 and the Global Strategy on Women’s Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, PSI pledged to reach 10 million people under the age of 25 with a modern contraceptive method by 2020. This FP2020 commitment informed PSI’s global strategy, enforcing the Global Strategic Plan—which engages adolescents to expanding contraceptive access to young people, reducing adolescent pregnancy, and gaining new insights into young people's experiences to better meet their health needs especially voluntary, modern contraceptives among adolescent girls across the developing world. The resulting A360 Hub allows PSI to share these learnings with the goal of inspiring the global community to replicate A360’s approach and solutions.
Making Your Health Services Youth-Friendly
The guide provides an overview of the global need for youth-friendly service provision and key recommendations for developing/strengthening sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services so that providers are better able to engage and retain young people in care.
Video: Meaningful Youth Engagement in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs
PSI and IPPF brought together some the world’s leading advocates, researchers and practitioners to talk about meaningful youth engagement. Watch here to learn more about the importance of putting adolescents at the center of program design for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.
PSI FP2020 Commitment
PSI and its partners will test new and bold ways of collaborating with young people to reimagine and redefine the way sexual, reproductive health and rights (SRHR) programs are designed, delivered, measured, and evaluated. In doing so, PSI aims to improve its collection of age-disaggregated data and share lessons learned.
Video: How PSI is Using Human-Centered Design
PSI’s programs use innovative approaches, such as human-centered design, to reach adolescents and young women. Devex covers how PSI Tanzania and design thinker Pam Scott are working to learn how to reach teen girls and their influencers, including health providers, to increase girls’ access to modern contraception.