HP+ fosters strong health sector responses to end preventable child and maternal deaths, reduce unmet need for family planning and reproductive health, and achieve an AIDS-free generation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based programs. The project advances its work in specific health areas and across health systems through the four pillars of policy, financing, governance, and advocacy. In addition, the project strives to
Because local capacity is critical to achieving and sustaining results and fostering self-reliance, Health Policy Plus integrates capacity development support with a wide variety of stakeholders while catalyzing policy, finance, and governance achievements.
With millions infected, COVID-19 has gripped the global community, disrupting economies and daily activities and claiming hundreds of thousands of lives. HP+ is aiding in the COVID-19 response, supporting country efforts on three continents.
Health Policy Plus responds to an evolving family planning policy context and advances global, regional, and national initiatives to increase access to family planning, mobilize domestic funding, and improve accountability.
Health Policy Plus recognizes gender equality as a fundamental component of sustainable health and development outcomes, integrating gender principles into all aspects of its work.
Health Policy Plus strives to improve health outcomes for populations with the greatest need, including vulnerable and key populations and geographies, through pro-poor and gender-sensitive policies.
Health Policy Plus provides technical support to governments in low- and middle-income countries, assisting them to effectively engage in domestic resource mobilization, put in place sustainable financing mechanisms that go beyond meeting the short-term needs of specific disease programs, and make progress toward the goals of universal health coverage and the USAID-led PEPFAR Sustainable Financing Initiative.
Health Policy Plus contributes to global and country-level HIV and AIDS strategies, frameworks, and targets, working to introduce evidence-based policy environments and sustainable financing initiatives for HIV in cooperation with host-country partners.
Health Policy Plus catalyzes progress toward global and national targets and frameworks around maternal and newborn health, and empowers civil society and community advocates to hold health systems accountable.
Health Policy Plus offers software models and training to partner organizations to help them assess challenges, explore opportunities, set priorities, and determine impact.