ideas42 is partnering with JSI Research and Training Institute to explore a behavioral economics approach to improving continuation rates of contraception at the community level. The approach is being tested through the Last Ten Kilometers (L10K) project in Ethiopia.
JSI’s Walter Proper, Director of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT Public Task Order, explains why developing a strong, committed supply chain workforce and establishing supply chain leadership roles within a health system is essential to ensuring that health commodities get to the people who need them.
Presently, more than 222 million women worldwide want to avoid pregnancy, but they are not using a modern method of contraception. Improving access to family planning programs and contraception is essential to help lift women and their families out of poverty around the globe.
The Ministry of Health of Malawi adopted cStock, a community-based logistics management information system developed by the SC4CCM project, for use on a national level. JSI’s Megan Noel, SC4CCM Technical Advisor, explains how the project is monitoring the system’s effectiveness through Routine Data Quality Assessment.
Early observations show safety-net ACOs hold promise to achieve the Triple Aim and promote health equity
JSI expert staff offer five key observations regarding emerging safety-net Accountable Care Organizations and suggest broad policy implications.
Part 2 in a series about taking a people-centered approach to strengthening routine health information systems, focusing on examples of system strengthening success.
Suz Friedrich, Managing Director of JSI Community Health Institute in New Hampshire, shares the eight-step feedback and evaluation process she and her colleagues use to analyze and improve programs.
JSI consultants Jennifer Kawatu and Andee Krasner offer insights from the recently-published National STD Billing and Reimbursement Toolkit, which was designed to help publicly-funded STF clinics and public health labs make decisions about billing.
An effective international response to manage the Ebola epidemic and preserve the existing health systems is still needed
For months, the burden of responding to the the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa fell mostly on fragile national health systems. JSI’s Merce Gasco, Technical Advisor to the Rebuilding Basic Health Systems in Liberia project, explains the toll that has taken on health systems’ ability to provide much-needed basic health services and calls for a stronger international support for outbreak response.