Giving Adolescent Girls & Young Women urgency, choice & control to protect themselves against HIV infection. Is Dapivirine Vaginal Ring the Game Changer?

Imagine having to go to a discreet place or looking over your shoulder every time you must take oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for fear of stigmatization, being labelled as promiscuous, or experiencing abuse from your intimate partner. These are some of the challenges AGYW face daily as they try to take oral PrEP for the prevention of HIV infection.

Transforming Community-Based Organizations for the Future!

Through Going the Last Mile Program, a USAID funded program, Population Services International (PSI) and Population Solutions for Health (PSH) is supporting community-based organizations (CBO’s) to strengthen their organizational capacity so that they may graduate to receive direct funding from PEPFAR and other funders.

An Ode to Thembeni Fazo

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Thembeni Fazo. Thembeni will forever be remembered by the Population Services International and Population Solutions for Health family, and the HIV Treatment and Care community at large for championing PSI’s Anti-Stigma Campaign; "Don't be negative about being positive" in 2006.

#GiveHerAChance, Maud Chifamba's Story!

Delaying marriage until the girl child is 18 years of age Gives Her a Chance to reach her full potential. This is the story of Maud Chifamba. Born in Chegutu Hunters' resettlements, to a less privileged family, Maud defied adversities and hardships with her rare scholastic excellence and broke academic records at an early age.

Lived Painful Experience of Child Marriage: Melody Gatakata’s Story!

Married off at 15 years in 2011, Melody Gatakata is one of the many girls in our communities enduring the pains of child marriage. This is her lived reality and that of many other girls across the country married off at an early age. But how can one call a 15-year-old, WIFE?

I Can Be More: Give Me A Chance, I am A Child not a Wife

Population Solutions for Health and PSI with funding from the Swedish Embassy successfully launched, the “Give Me A Chance/Ndipeiwo Mukana/Nginikani iThuba; I am A Child, Not A Wife” campaign against child marriages on 30 November 2022.

Living Digital – Strengthening Consumer-Powered Healthcare in Zimbabwe

There is no denying that consumers are becoming digital natives. For more than two decades Population Services International Zimbabwe (PSI), now Population Solutions for Health (PSH) has been strengthening healthcare in Zimbabwe towards a new future.

Mutare New Start Centre Awarded a USAID Accolade for Environmental Compliance

Mutare New Start Centre has been recognized for a robust environmental compliance with an outstanding rating from USAID Zimbabwe. A Certificate for such recognition is awarded to health facilities for their distinguished service and commitment to Environmental Compliance and environmental sound design and management under the Going the Last Mile project implementation.

Love Shouldn’t Hurt Campaign Exhibition Launched in Bulawayo

The Love Shouldn’t Hurt campaign movement which aims to engage men in dialogue on the negative impact of gender-based violence, offer men open and safe platforms to discuss the triggers of violence and thereafter develop shared resolutions on how to end violence in their relationships continues to grow.

Population Solutions for Health Urges Adolescent Girls To Take Up STEM Subjects

Population Solutions for Health (PSH), has encouraged young adolescent girls to take up Science, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) subjects to secure a better future for themselves.

‘Guy Talks’ dialogue unites men against Gender-Based Violence

Dubbed ‘Guy Talks’, these gatherings provide a safe space for men to discuss the triggers of violence against women, and how they can assist each other to resolve conflict in a positive manner.