COVID-19:
RESPONDING TO THE PANDEMIC

As a company dedicated to the health and wellbeing of underserved people globally, we are deeply concerned about the effects of COVID-19 on the communities we serve. While COVID-19 spreads rapidly, we continue providing our partners with critical services as well as responding to the growing crisis. We are supporting partners in pivoting to enable programme continuity, while also developing new ways of supporting preparedness and response efforts across the globe.

Scope is actively contributing to the Inter-agency Working Group of Reproductive Health in Crises. We are researching and advocating for improved COVID-19 services for vulnerable populations, as well as designing rapid, remote means to co-create emergency responses, facility improvements, and community mobilisation efforts.

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Behind Core’s work supporting women in Tanzania to live happier and healthier lives, a photo essayAs part of Scope’s pioneering Core project, our team is working with adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania, co-creating with them and for them, a series of potential interventions which could improve general wellbeing, as well as long-term sexual and reproductive health outcomes. This photo essay outlines the initial background to the project and some of the factors driving our work in the country.
M4ID open day attracted interest among designers and creativesM4ID is opened its doors on 2 May to Finland-based service designers, design thinkers and creatives. The aim of the Open Day was to showcase our work in the local design and creative network, to connect with potential candidates, and to share a glimpse of our projects and working culture. Over 30 curious experts visited the M4ID premises and learned about M4ID’s work in social innovation, and had the chance to present themselves for our staff.
M4ID won the Human-Centred Design Challenge to prototype HIV self-testing in KenyaM4ID is one of the six finalists in the Human-centred Design Challenge Fund to prototype new HIV self-testing service delivery models in Kenya. The programme, funded by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), aims to decrease HIV infection among adolescent girls in Kenya by identifying viable prototypes for reaching their male partners with HIV self-testing and its subsequent linkage to care.
M4ID consolidates its expertise in East AfricaM4ID’s new Kenya-based Programme Manager, Amal Mohamed, looks forward to contributing to the push for better access to sexual and reproductive health in Kenya and Tanzania. During the past year, M4ID has undergone a remarkable expansion, initiating new programming and adding new competencies to a growing team. Now we are pleased to welcome our Kenya-based Programme Manager, Amal Mohamed, to our team. Amal will support M4ID’s interdisciplinary design and creative […]