Since Nigeria became the first country in the world to register misoprostol, there has been an explosion in global interest around the medicine. VSI is proud to have contributed to this body of work with its unique approach and pioneering misoprostol program.
Read about VSI’s accomplishments and get to know a few project beneficiaries featured in this biennial report from 2009 and 2010. Learn more on how VSI is “reaching women where they are” with affordable, effective solutions to improve women’s health.
From health center to home, policy to practice, factory to pharmacy, VSI is “connecting women with care.” Read more about VSI’s collaborative efforts in 2011 and 2012 to expand women’s access to life-saving medicines and services.
VSI’s Theory of Change offers a perspective on how effective, lasting change can occur for the health of women and girls, by forging institutional commitments, changing health policies and health system practices, and building evidence for distribution models that increase access for those in the most remote areas.
Every two minutes a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth around the globe. During its operation, VSI worked to change this by connecting women with life-saving medicines and services. This document provides an overview of VSI’s approach to access as well as key accomplishments improving product availability in developing countries.