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Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Partner Links

Introduction - The Office of Population and  Reproductive Health in the USAID Bureau for Global Health supports the Population Health and Environment (PHE) Activities of numerous NGOs. Below are links to organizations that receive this PHE support to carry out PHE projects andresearch: PHE Ethiopia

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  • Woodrow Wilson Center/Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) - ECSP shares lessonsfrom population, health, and conservation programs that improve security—environmental, national, and human—by stabilizing population growth, improving access to public health, and encouraging sustainable natural resource management in the developing world.

  • Population Reference Bureau/PHE Programs – The PHE program integrates population, health, and environment approaches to support six core issues: Coastal Resources, Biodiversity, Environmental, Urbanization, Food Security and Natural Hazards.

  • Conservation International/Population and Environment - Within CI's People, Protected Areas and Corridors department, the Population Environment program seeks to reduce human impact and pressure on the limited natural resources in rural, biologically rich important areas and improve local conservation activities by providing communities with basic health services and information and training in improved agricultural or agroforestry techniques.

  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF) WWF works to reduce population pressures on nature by providing better access to voluntary family planning and lessening the environmental impacts of migration. Recognizing the close connections between population issues, health and gender, WWF takes a multi-pronged approach at the local, national and international levels to build a sustainable balance between people and nature.

  • Jane Goodall Institute/Africa Programs - JGI launched a community-centered conservation program in the Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC) in 2004. This was the result of a historic partnership between the organizations founded by two of the world's leading primatologists — Jane Goodall and late Dian Fossey.

  • Conservation Through Public Health - The mission of Uganda-based CTPH is to promote conservation and public health by improving primary health care to people and animals in and around protected areas in Africa.

  • Wildlife Conservation Society - WCS has worked in Madagascar for over 13 years in site-based programs and on species-based conservation.  In the overall aim to inform sustainable resource use in Madagascar's unique terrestrial and marine environments, WCS' work is integrated in national and regional conservation planning and policy development initiatives.

  • MEASURE/Evaluation - Since 1997, MEASURE Evaluation has worked around the world to strengthen the capacity of host-country programs to collect and use population and health data.

  • EngenderHealth - EngenderHealth is an international nonprofit organization that has been working for 60 years in reproductive health. Based in New York City, it has 20 offices in the field, and more than 70% of its staff work in countries across Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

  • PATH Philippines/Integrated Population and Coastal Resource Management (IPOPCORM) - The purpose of IPOPCORM is to encourage and support integration of population management and reproductive health strategies into coastal resource management (CRM) plans and projects in selected biogeographic zones characterized by high marine biodiversity, high population growth and young population age structure.

  • Public Health Institute (PHI) -  The Public Health Institute promotes health, well-being and quality of life for all people through research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and by building community partnerships. As the prime contractor for the USAID Global Health Fellows Cooperative Agreement, PHI administers the Population Fellows Program (formerly administered by University of Michigan) Program (formerly administered by University of Michigan).

  • Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) -  ADRA seeks to identify and address social injustice and deprivation in developing countries by   investing in the potential of  individuals in need through community development initiatives targeting Food Security, Economic Development, Primary Health and Basic Education. ADRA’s emergency management initiatives provide aid to disaster survivors.   

  • Nepal Resource Identification and Management Society (RIMS) - RIMS is an Nepali NGO that specializes in the   sustainable management of local resources with a focus on building skills and capacity of women, the poor and Dalits.  Its programs work to enable  grassroots organizations to advocate for gender and social inclusion and to actively manage the forest, conserve agro-biodiversity, harvest and market Non-Timber Forest Products(NTFP) in a sustainable manner.

  • Camp, Dresser & McKee (CDM) through the USAID Environmental Health IQC –  Through a PHE Task Order, CDM and partners provide support to USAID in sector coordination and in provision of targeted Technical Assistance.