Nov 14, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Why Melinda Gates Sees Contraception as a Stepping Stone for Girls’ Dreams  

“All of these girls told me they want to be mothers—and they want to be good ones,” tweeted Melinda Gates on the heels of her...
Oct 16, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Gates Open Research: A360’s learning and partnership with Ethiopia’s Health Extension Program

In Ethiopia, A360's Smart Start supports the Health Extension Program to “catch-up” by serving all married girls aged 15-19 and their...
Oct 14, 2019 Resources - Presentations and Publications

The Case of Smart Start in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, and beyond, Adolescents 360 (A360) is on a mission to crack the code for adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health...
Sep 25, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Accelerating Toward the SDGs, one Smart Start at a Time

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates awarded PSI’s flagship youth-powered sexual and reproductive health (SRH) program in Ethiopia, Adolescents...
May 29, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Girls Are More Than Just Clients

By Bitania Lulu Berhanu, Adolescents 360 Young Designer, PSI/Ethiopia In my home country of Ethiopia, a young woman’s success is...
May 8, 2019 Voices From the Field - Ethiopia

They Carry This Weight Together 

By Paige Bellissimo, MaverickNext Fellow  Lugging jerry cans heavy with water is all in a day’s work for Kia, but that’s not the...
Jan 17, 2019 Voices From the Field - Ethiopia

Piloting Health System Integration in Northern Ethiopia

By: Bryan Molk, AYSRH Regional Peace Corps Volunteer, PSI/Ethiopia  In Northern...
Nov 28, 2018 Resources - Presentations and Publications

Evidence-based and co-created with and for young people

What are the cultural understandings of puberty, sexual debut, marriage, contraceptive use, sexuality, childbearing, and maturity and...
Nov 6, 2018 Learning & Reflections

The Young Designers Driving Youth-Powered Healthcare, Forward.

This International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP), we are once more shining the spotlight on the young people at the helm in driving...