NPI Funders & TA Providers


he New Partners Initiative, a program under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Grantee technical assistance was provided by FHI 360 and JSI with support from Initiatives, Inc. and MSI, Inc.



The U.S. Office of the Global AIDS Coordinators (OGAC) leads implementation of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Emergency Plan/PEPFAR).




The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is the principal U.S. Government (USG) agency that extends assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty and engaging in democratic reforms.


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting public health activities in the United States. The CDC works to promote healthy people in a healthy world by focusing on scientific excellence and preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.



The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary USG agency for improving access to health care services for uninsured, underserved, and special needs populations in the United States.


FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Its professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research.

FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Its commitment to partnerships at every level and its multidisciplinary approach enable FHI 360 to have lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries it serves–improving lives for millions.


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John Snow, Inc., and its nonprofit affiliate JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., are public health research and consulting firms dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

JSI builds local capacity to address critical health problems, collaborating with local partners to assist countries, governments, communities, families, and individuals to develop their skills and identify solutions that meet their public health needs. Through management assistance, research and evaluation, education, and training, JSI works to enable agencies and health professionals to provide appropriate services in an effective and compassionate manner.

For almost 30 years, Boston-based JSI and its affiliates, including World Education, Inc., JohnSnowBrasil and Instituto Promundo, have provided high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 102 countries, and currently operates from seven U.S. and 38 international offices, with more than 500 U.S.-based staff, and 1,100 host country national field-based staff.



Founded in 1981, MSI is an international consulting firm with a unique history as a leader in development management.  For nearly three decades, MSI has developed and implemented practical solutions to managing change and improving performance that often spell the difference between success and failure.

In 2008, MSI became a part of Coffey International Development, a global development consulting firm with headquarters in Australia.  Together, MSI and Coffey International Development now have more than 1,350 employees, a corporate presence in 10 countries and approximately 200 on-going projects worldwide. Coffey ID is one of several specialist businesses that comprise Coffey International Limited, one of the top 300 companies publicly traded on the Australian Stock Exchange.



Initiatives Inc. works to improve the health of individuals in the developing world. Its work is aimed at strengthening health systems, improving quality health care, and reinforcing NGO and community organizations. Through its technical assistance to governments, NGOs and intergovernmental organizations, Initiatives, Inc. offers practical approaches to improving primary health care systems, scaling-up HIV/AIDS initiatives, building better reproductive health and family planning programs, initiating innovative safer motherhood programs, and strengthening child health initiatives.