A new evaluation of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)’s HERhealth model, conducted by the Evidence Project/Population Council, offers important evidence and recommendations for effective programming to improve the health of women workers in garment factories in Bangladesh and elsewhere. Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector – an important contributor to the global garment industry and to Bangladesh’s […]


The health and well-being of workers, particularly women workers, are vital for development and ripe for management innovation for their factories, farms and other industrial operations in low and middle income countries. Yet there is an enduring mystery: Why do managers of these formal workplaces see no problem with their onsite doctors, nurses or medics […]


To meet the unique sexual and reproductive health needs of its large adolescent and youth population, Ethiopia’s government has expanded and institutionalized youth-friendly services (YFS) at all levels of the health system. To help inform and improve these efforts, the Evidence Project, in collaboration with USAID/Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health, conducted a […]


Married young women and girls are the primary users of youth-centered sexual and reproductive health services in Ethiopia and, given the health risks associated with early and closely-spaced pregnancies, represent an especially important population to reach with SRH services. This brief looks specifically at the needs and preferences for family planning and reproductive health services […]