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 capacity is critical to achieving and sustaining results, Health Policy Plus tailors its capacity development activities to a variety of stakeholders and contexts.
Health Policy Plus responds to an evolving family planning policy context and advances global initiatives to increase access to family planning, mobilize domestic funding, and improve accountability.
Health Policy Plus recognizes gender equality as a fundamental component of positive health and development outcomes, and integrates 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.
HP+ 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, and works to introduce favorable policy environments 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.