MatCH is committed to supporting the millennium development goals aimed at gender equity, maternal and child health and combatting HIV. These guide our work which focuses on sexual and reproductive health and HIV treatment and care. MatCH supports health systems strengthening which includes service delivery, capacity building and technical support. MatCH has an experienced research team, with expertise in clinical, behavioural and operations research. As much of our programmes and research are community based, we actively partner and involve communities and local structures. We work with diverse partners, collaborators and donors, including local and internationally based universities and research centres. MatCH is guided by a strong ethical and human rights ethos and our staff is committed to the highest ethical standards and best practices in all their work.