Core areas

For more than thirty years we have consolidated our extensive experience and competencies in four core areas.

Health systems strengthening

Strengthening health systems is a cornerstone of sustainable development in the health field and in improving the lives of populations as a whole.

  • Health policy and strategy development
  • Health service development
  • Health sector governance
  • Health financing
  • Health management information systems
  • Human resource development
  • Pharmaceutical and supply management

Disease prevention and control

Disease prevention and control is to protect public health by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability and promote healthy behaviors and safe, healthy environments. It is essential to keep track of health trends, find the cause of health problems and outbreaks of disease, and respond to new public health threats.

  • HIV and AIDS, TB and malaria
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Social change communication
  • Vaccine preventable diseases
  • COVID-19

Sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

The right to sexual and reproductive health is an essential and critical element of sustainable development efforts, with particular regard to the social and economic empowerment of women and girls.

  • Reproductive, maternal and child health
  • Sexual reproductive health and rights including adolescents
  • Human rights and gender equality

Evaluation and operational  research

Generating sound evidence about what works and what doesn’t is the foundation for effective learning and knowledge sharing among key actors in global public health, and thus ultimately for improving the health of populations.

  • Outcome and impact evaluations
  • Reviews and assessments
  • Global and multi-country evaluations
  • Data validation and quality audits