Peter Fajans, MD, MPH
Dr. Fajans leads work related to the implementation of the WHO Strategic Approach to Strengthening Reproductive Health Policies and Programs in the Department of Reproductive Health and Research, the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 35 countries have used this process to assess community and service delivery needs and priorities, field test packages of interventions that address identified needs, and then scale up successful innovations for wider impact. He is also a member of the secretariat of ExpandNet. Prior to joining WHO, Dr. Fajans was an assistant professor of population planning and international health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Previously, he worked for ten years in Indonesia on diverse health issues.
- Scientist, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization
- MD, University of Michigan Medical School
- MPH, University of Hawaii School of Public Health
- World Health Organization and ExpandNet. (2011). Beginning with the end in mind: Planning pilot projects and programmatic research for scaling up success. Geneva: ExpandNet/WHO.
- World Health Organization and ExpandNet. (2010). A nine-step guide to developing a scaling-up strategy. Geneva: ExpandNet/WHO.
- World Health Organization and ExpandNet. (2009). Practical guidance for scaling up health service innovations. Geneva: ExpandNet/WHO.
- Simmons, R., Fajans, P., & Ghiron, L. (Eds.) (2007). Scaling up health service delivery: From pilot innovations to policies and programmes. WHO Press: Geneva, Switzerland.
- Kejuan, F., Meirik, O., Yongang, D. Yan, C., Weijin, Z., Fajans, P. (2007). Once-a-month contraceptive pills in China: A review of available evidence. Contraception, 75(5), 337-43.
- Fajans, P., Simmons, R., & Ghiron, L. (2006). Helping public sector health systems innovate: The strategic approach to strengthening reproductive health policies and programs. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3), 435-440.
- ExpandNet's Role in Facilitating Scaling Up
- Planning Pilot Projects With an Eye Toward Sustainability
- Promoting Program Sustainability in Scaling Up