In Myanmar, JSI is helping local and state health workers conduct quality improvement activities to strengthen the supply chain and help ensure the availability of reproductive health supplies at the community level.
In Kenya, the APC project and partner organizations empower community health workers to provide integrated services to families in need.
Omar Balsara and Nurfadliah Abdillah of JSI’s ‘Right Method, Right Time, My Choice’ project blog from ICFP about the opportunities for knowledge sharing at the conference.
At #ICFP, JSI’s Leela Khanal attended an exhibit on women’s health during crisis, which reminded her of the struggles she witnessed among young women in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in her native Nepal.
For Universal Health Coverage (UCH) Day, JSI’s Leslie Patykewich underscores the necessity of reproductive health commodity security to realizing UHC.
Where teens live, learn, work, and play influence their sexual decision making and risk of teen pregnancy. Many teens live in communities where unemployment may be high, violence and substance use present, and housing conditions poor. However, there are also protective factors, such as goal-setting, family, friends, school, and resources designed to empower teens. Parents, schools, youth serving providers, community members, and teens themselves all play a role in promoting healthy teen decision making and preventing teen pregnancy.
On World Contraception Day, Nancy Harris and Leigh Wynne of the Advancing Partners and Communities Project speak to the need for greater provision of emergency contraceptives for women in low-income, rural areas.
In response to Colorado’s recent success reducing teen pregnancy by providing young women with long-acting birth control methods, JSI’s Yvonne Hamby and Ann Loeffler offer insight into how this success can be sustained and replicated throughout the nation.
On World Population Day, JSI’s Edward Wilson, ICQ Manager for the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT offers insight from the project’s market analysis of unmet need for family planning in Latin America.
JSI’s Nancy Harris reflects on the progress made at this year’s Implementing Best Practices Consoritum meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.