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Thank you for visiting This is a contractor-operated website funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This website was developed for interactive public use; it is not an official U.S. Government website, and therefore, does not necessarily state or reflect the views or opinions of the U.S. Government or USAID. This site is managed by the Frontier Health Markets (FHM) Engage program, implemented by Chemonics International in collaboration with Core Partners Results for Development (co-technical lead), Pathfinder, and Zenysis, and Network Implementation Partners (including ACCESS Health India, Africa Christian Health Association Platform, Africa Healthcare Federation, Amref Health Africa, Ariadne Labs, CERRHUD, Insight Health Advisors, Makerere University School of Public Health, Metrics for Management, Solina Group, Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Center, Scope Impact, Stage Six, Strathmore University, Total Family Health Organization, and Ubora Institute). Individuals seeking USAID information should visit the agency's official government website at

This section explains how FHM Engage will handle information learned about you from your visit to this website.

Information Automatically Collected
When you visit the site to browse, read, or download information from HealthMarketLinks, FHM Engage may collect some or all of the following via Google Analytics API:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or, if you are connecting from the University of Iowa's domain)
  • The date and time
  • The URL of the website from which you navigated to our site
  • The name of the file or words you searched for
  • The pages you visited on our site
  • The items clicked on a page and resources downloaded from the page
  • The browser and  device type (desktop or mobile) used to visit the site

We do not collect or track any personal information or the IP address of your device through these processes. We use this information, in the aggregate, to make our website more useful to visitors— to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology used to detect operational problems, and to improve the website's overall security.

Information Voluntarily Provided and Collected
You do not have to provide any personal information to view this website.

FHM Engage will not obtain personally identifiable information about you when you visit the site unless you choose to provide such information to them.

  • If you identify yourself by using our contact page or sending an email:
    You have voluntarily provided FHM Engage with potentially personally identifiable information. FHM Engage may use that personally identifiable information to respond to your comment, suggestion, or question. FHM Engage may forward this information to USAID. If it is determined another U.S. Government Agency or Department is in a better position to respond to your correspondence, FHM Engage may forward it to them for response. In aggregate, the information may be used to count the number of people corresponding with us via the contact page or email.

  • If you identify yourself in order to receive information electronically, such as project-related email notifications or newsletters offered from this website:
    You have voluntarily provided FHM Engage with potentially personally identifiable information, which will be used to fulfill your request for information. FHM Engage will not disclose the information to other parties and will only use the information for the purpose for which it was provided.
  • If you identify yourself in order to participate in a social networking community of practice, discussion forum, or other collaborative space: You have voluntarily provided FHM Engage with potentially personally identifiable information. In addition, the potentially personally identifiable information you provide in your profile may be visible to other registered users or participants. FHM Engage is not responsible for how other participants use the information provided.

FHM Engage will not obtain personally identifiable information about you when you visit the site unless you choose to provide such information to them.

Cookies and Other Information Stored on Your Computer
This site uses temporary or "session" cookies to keep track of activities during each session. These cookies allow the system to identify the responses from users as they use site features and are deleted by the system when the user logs off or closes the browser, thereby ending the session. This site does NOT use "persistent" cookies.

Some of the links on this site point to third-party sites, not affiliated with this site, that may place cookies on your computer. You should be aware that third-party sites may still place a cookie on your computer while you are reading the warning message. If you want to avoid such cookies, we encourage you to set your browser to notify you when cookies are being set and allow you to reject them. Your system's help files will explain how to do this.

Security Notice
For SITE SECURITY purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

If monitoring reveals evidence of possible criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to law enforcement personnel.

General Disclaimer
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. In return, it is requested that Health Market Links ( be cited as the source of any information, photos, and images copied from this site and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author.

This website does not state or reflect the views or opinions of the U.S. Government or USAID. If you require official USAID information, please obtain it directly from and not through other sources that may change the information in some way to exclude material crucial to the understanding of that information.

Disclaimer of Endorsement
The information posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. FHM Engage does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to other websites is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site's visitors, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government or USAID.

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not state or reflect those of the U.S. Government or USAID and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer of Liability
Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. However, with the thousands of documents available, often uploaded within short deadlines, FHM Engage cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. FHM Engage makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website.

With respect to the content of this site, neither the United States Government, nor their employees and contractors make any warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, and the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to content available from this website or other Internet resources linked from it.

Neither the U.S. Government nor USAID assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein, nor freedom from computer virus, and do not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.

Links to this Website or Its Contents
You may freely link to this website or any of its content. We ask only that you use the full URL and identify that the link is to a public Internet resource.

Links to Other Sites
Our website has links to other U.S. Government agencies and to private organizations. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site.

Copyright Notice
Unless a copyright is indicated, information on this website is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published, or otherwise used without permission. FHM Engage requests only that be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author as appropriate.

If a copyright is indicated on a photo, graphic, or any other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source. 

This copyright notice does not pertain to information on websites other than this website.

Site Management
FHM Engage manages the overall information content, design, and organization of this website.

For More Information
If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact FHM Engage at