To increase the number of women who give birth at health facilities, the L10k project is talking to families about their care needs and working with facility staff to promote respectful care practices.
Data you can count on: A new dashboard on youth sexual & reproductive health in Asia and the Middle East
Today the world is home to 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24, which constitutes the largest generation of young people in history. Sixty percent of young people live in Asia, and the Middle East has one of the youngest populations in the world To improve understanding of young people’s needs in this region, USAID’s Advancing Partners & Communities Project (APC) launched a new dashboard on key youth indicators related to gender and sexual and reproductive health.
Talking to Teens via Text about Quitting Tobacco: The Text 2 Be An Ex (T2BX) program in Rhode Island
How do you reach teens with anti-tobacco messaging that they will respond to? Jodi Sperber explains the design process for Text 2 Be an Ex, a program that engages teens in two-way conversations about smoking.
On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7th), the AIDS.gov project celebrates the one year anniversary of its Black Voice Blog by sharing several insightful entries from the blog’s contributors.
As exposed in the 2014 documentary film Fed Up, the food industry and built environment are major contributors to epidemic obesity. JSI’s Tamara Calise and Janie Hynson explain the changes to policy and environment necessary to address America’s obesity crisis.
JSI’s Emily Dantzer explains the reproductive and maternal health crisis that has emerged in West Africa in the wake of the devastating Ebola epidemic and what is being done to address it.
Creating the tool is not enough: Implementing and evaluating the Hospital Guide to Reducing Medicaid Readmissions
Angel Bourgoin, Health Communications Specialist High rates of avoidable Medicaid readmissions are a particular problem in safety net hospitals, which serve our nation’s most vulnerable, low-income populations. Hospital readmissions are frequent, costly, and can indicate poor quality […]
cStock, a mobile and web-based logistics system designed by SC4CCM, is being used by community health workers in Malawi to track and report inventory of essential medicines and other health commodities for children under five.
Last year, JSI addressed health needs in the U.S. and around the world. Along the way, our experts wrote about their experiences working on some of the most important topics of the year, from Ebola to HIV. 1) Fighting the Ebola […]
Citing data from the AIDS.gov project, New Media Coordinator Yumna Bahgat shares tips and strategies to maximize engagement on a variety of social media channels according to 2014′s biggest digital trends.