How IPA contributes to building a world with more evidence and less poverty

IPA’s ability to collect high-quality data rests on the quality of our dedicated staff in the field. Who are the people and the stories behind the data?... Read more >

PSI Recognized as an Impactful Organization Delivering Change for Menstrual Health & Hygiene

The Kulczyk Foundation and Founders Pledge have released a landmark report on the menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) gap – outlining ways the global community can work together to end it. PSI is proud to be named as one of the eight impactful organizations addressing MHH.   Click here for the full story.... Read more >

Safe Water and Hand Hygiene in Rural Kenya, Uganda, and Malawi: Our COVID-19 Response Through the Lens of Global Handwashing Day

by Carlita Bevege, Evidence Action When Global Handwashing Day was introduced 12 years ago, hand hygiene didn’t feature much in everyday conversation outside of the global health and WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) sectors. COVID-19 has changed this. Now, messages on the importance of handwashing are mainstream, and nearly everyone who has access to a television, radio, or internet browser knows we should be singing happy birthday twice while washing our hands.  And yet, for those livin... Read more >

Building Children’s Immune Systems in Kenya in the Time of COVID-19

photos by Lameck Ododo As the COVID-19 pandemic has threatened Africa, Kenya was among the countries that responded quickly and decisively. They put a partial lockdown in place, restricting travel, movement, and gatherings, and they closed schools and businesses. This meant that a prime focus of Helen Keller Intl’s work in Kenya, the biyearly immunity-boosting vitamin A campaign for young children, planned for May, had to be delayed. Vitamin A is proven to reduce child mortality by helping to... Read more >