Engaging the Private Sector to Improve Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services in India

Through the USAID-supported Vriddhi project, JSI India conducted a landscape assessment of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) service delivery in the private sector. The study aimed to collect evidence for a private sector engagement strategy for RMNCH.

Using Technology to Build the Capacity of Health Workers in India

In India, we are working to improve the public health system and quality of health care services by building the capacity of health workers through a systematic, technology-based approach.

HIV Self-Testing Comes of Age

It turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks. The old dog, in this case, is HIV self-testing, a technology first introduced in 2012 and a focus of international public health initiatives ever since. The new trick consists of innovative ways to make HIV self-testing available and attractive to previously hard-to-reach populations.

Tackling TB among India’s Urban Populations

Through the USAID-supported Tuberculosis Health Action and Learning Initiative, JSI India, in collaboration with World Health Partners and Child in Need Institute, is developing holistic approaches to TB control efforts across six health districts in West Bengal, India.

Leveraging Business Approaches to Improve Access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, to address public health problems caused by lack of WASH facilities, JSI constructed standard public toilets with bathing rooms, updated health centers’ water supply systems, built public water points and pipeline extensions, and rehabilitated hand-dug wells and public latrines.

Improvement through Continuous Learning: Key Takeaways from the 1st Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

JSI’s Adriana Almiñana and Milly Namaalwa discuss quality improvement and share key takeaways from the 1st Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare.

Connected Woreda Program: A Conduit to the Health Information Revolution in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, the health sector is undergoing a sea-change—organizationally, behaviorally, and technologically. The transformation is being driven by the goal of ensuring quality and equity of health care services and universal coverage.

Incorporating Health into Urban Planning: Lessons from Building Healthy Cities and the World Urban Forum

Addressing health in urban settings is a priority area for JSI. The USAID-funded Building Healthy Cities project, implemented by JSI and partners, aims to refocus city policies, planning, and services with a health equity lens while improving data-driven decision-making for Smart Cities in India, Indonesia, and Vietnam.