Initiatives Inc. is a women-owned small business founded in the state of Massachusetts in 1987 and registered with the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business. Initiatives' staff has assisted governments and NGOs in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America to strengthen health services. Our company has managed development assistance projects and assembled and supported short- and long-term technical teams of expatriate and local national experts in overseas settings.
Initiatives' work aims to improve the managerial and technical capacity of health professionals in planning, implementing, and sustaining effective health services. Our focus on improving quality of care and client satisfaction leads to effective policies and systems for human resource planning, performance improvement, workforce development, and management. Our work to establish a culture of quality and operational standards of care at the national and local levels has contributed to measurable improvements in service quality.
Through the careful blending of staff skills, technical and managerial capacity, and ability to cooperate with a range of government, NGO and contracting partners, Initiatives provides cutting-edge technical expertise while maintaining its small business spirit. Our dedication to quality work and our courage to pilot test new approaches in the fields of planning, quality improvement, human resources management, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS has helped build our reputation. In all our work, Initiatives is committed to effectively and collaboratively meeting contract obligations, providing high-quality technical support, and building the capacity of local staff to plan, monitor and document their efforts.
On the pages of this website, you will find information on our staff, projects, technical and regional expertise, and resources including Initiatives' publications.