Global Reproductive Health

Making Quality Matter

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Access to quality sexual reproductive health care is a fundamental right for every woman and girl, no matter where she lives in the world.

Quality reproductive health care is woman-centered. It means:

Knowledge. She understands her body and feels empowered to keep herself healthy with accurate, unbiased information about sexuality and reproductive health.

Choices. She gets care that is centered around her life and goals—and decides whether and when to have children, chooses from a full range of contraceptive options, and can obtain safe and legal abortion and follow-up care without stigma or interference.

Power. She shapes her own destiny—making decisions about her health and wellbeing that empower her at home, at the clinic, and in the community.

Our grantees provide access to comprehensive information, services, and skills that help women and girls—and the men and boys in their lives—secure their right to the quality sexual and reproductive health care they want, need, and deserve.

Quality Innovation Challenge Awardees

The Quality Innovation Challenge supports visionary and youth-led innovators, providers, advocates, and researchers who are courageous in their pursuit to advance everyone’s right to quality sexual and reproductive health care.

The Packard Foundation launched the fourth Quality Innovation Challenge at the International Conference on Family Planning in Pattaya, Thailand in 2022. The theme was “Bringing Quality Care Closer to All” with the goal of identifying new projects and approaches to contribute to equitable access to quality Reproductive Health (RH) information and services.

Out of the 94 applicants, nine organizations were selected for funding which represent a range of local and international entities working in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. These innovations exemplify creative time-bound interventions across different health contexts that have the potential to influence the policy and service delivery environment and/or demonstrate effective models and approaches for replication elsewhere, with particular emphasis on engaging historically underserved populations.

The Foundation has supported Quality Innovation Challenges at the International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda in 2018, Nusa Dua, Indonesia in 2016 and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2013. Thus far, the Foundation has made 36 grants totaling $2.8 million to fund innovations sourced at ICFP meetings.

Innovative ways to support social movements in Ethiopia to destigmatize safe abortion care and counter the growing anti-choice movement targeted at healthcare professionals

Youth

2023

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Gatherings for Young Mother Gardeners in Western Uganda

Abortion Care, Family Planning, Youth

2023

ANA AUTOESTIMA: Putting Wellbeing, Autonomy and Pleasure at the Centre of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Gender Equity

Abortion Care, Family Planning, Youth

2023

Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Kenya: Training Adolescent Girls and Young Women to Design and Conduct Studies on Quality of SRH Care

Family Planning

2023

Ensuring Accessibility and Disability Inclusion in Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Rights

Family Planning, Youth

2023

Nisaidie, usinidhuru! (Help me, don’t harm me!). A pilot intervention to improve the quality of post-rape and post-abortion services in Kilifi county, Kenya

Abortion Care

2023

Strengthening the local health system for improved coverage and access to quality medical abortion (MA) services in Nepal

Abortion Care

2023

Unseen Disabilities - Providing Youth with Disabilities Access to SRHR Information in South Asia

Youth

2023

Savoir Pour Choisir (“Know to Choose”)

Abortion Care

2023

Youth Community Scorecards to Improve Family Planning

Family Planning

2018

Providing Comprehensive Information About Medication Abortion Through AskNivi

Abortion Care

2018

Developing a Charter of Rights for Quality Abortion Care

Abortion Care

2018

“One-Stop Pleasure Shop” to Connect Youth with Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Services

Family Planning, Abortion Care, Youth

2018

Piloting an Accompaniment Model to Support Women During Medication Abortion

Abortion Care

2018

“Safe Love” Dating App Collaboration

Family Planning, Youth

2018

U-Decide 2.0: Youth-led Social Accountability to Improve the Quality of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Family Planning, Youth

2018

Amplifying an Online Network of Youth Voices for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Family Planning, Abortion Care, Youth

2018

‘WeAskLucyBot’

Family Planning, Youth

2018

Quality Adjusted Contraceptive Prevalence Rate: A New Way to Measure Quality of Family Planning

Family Planning

2016

Youth-Friendly Contraceptive Counseling through Photography

Youth

2016

Raising Voices for Better Choices: Tracking Quality by Youth for Youth

Youth

2016

Cybergirl Rwanda

Youth

2016

Mainstreaming Family Planning for LGBT Youth Through a Web Series

Youth

2016

Cafe Entrepreneurship and Family Planning Hackathon

Family Planning, Youth

2016

CiBus: Cinema in the Bus for Better Sexual and Reproductive Health

Youth

2016

Continuum of Care Card for Family Planning

Family Planning

2016

Comprehensive Sexuality Education Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities

Youth

2016

Girls’ Choice Ice Cream Project

Youth

2013

An Online Peer Education and Family Planning Counseling Forum

Youth

2013

Using Mobile Health Applications to Improve Family Planning Services

Family Planning

2013

Sema Nasi- "Talk to Us": Empowering Clients and Improving Quality Through Innovative Mobile Technology in Family Planning Services

Family Planning

2013

A Scale to Measure Quality of Provider-Client Interactions at the Time of Contraceptive Method Selection

Family Planning

2013

Improving Measurement of the Quality of Reproductive Health Care

Family Planning, Abortion Care, Youth

2013

Amplifying Client Feedback to Enhance Quality of Care

Family Planning, Youth

2013

Improving Family Planning Counseling Through Task Shifting and Use of Mobile Technology

Family Planning

2013

Vijana - "Youth", Minds Up: Increasing Awareness, Availability, and Quality of Family Planning Services for Youth

Youth

2013

Grants are made in the following categories:

Family Planning/Contraception

Innovations to improve quality of family planning/contraception.

Abortion Care

Innovations to improve quality of abortion care.

Youth

Innovations to improve quality in comprehensive sexuality education and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

2023 Challenge Awardees

2018 Challenge Awardees

2016 Challenge Awardees

2013 Challenge Awardees

Download Cross-Cutting Learnings from the 2013 Quality Innovation Challenge

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