JSI worked with twelve publicly-funded family planning sites to increase access to most and moderately effective methods of contraception at these sites. This was accomplished through an eight-month national learning collaborative that included monthly online learning sessions.
Several sessions this year focused on what works in HIV prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color. One approach to engaging these disproportionately affected youth is to use community mobilization, or outreach to, and collaboration with, different community stakeholders.
Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about managing production and handling the challenges of coordinating filming, editing, and posting videos across distances and time zones. But we always enjoy a new challenge, so we were excited when Facebook announced the public release of Facebook Live last Spring, which records videos and posts them to the site in real time. Needless to say, we’ve learned a lot from our first 20 Facebook Live videos. Here are the 6 P’s of what we’ve learned so far.
In honor of National HIV Testing day, JSI-directed project, AIDS.gov, shares some digital tools that can support people and organizations with their HIV outreach and messaging.
Helen Cornman, Deputy Director of the AIDSFree project, reports from the General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS which took place June 8-10, 2016 in New York.
Learn about the efforts underway focused on preventing new HIV infections among key populations.
Despite record declines in the birth rates among teens in the US, racial/ethnic and geographic disparities persist. JSI Project Director, Jocelyn Chu, reflects after 5 years of leading a CDC-funded project focused on reducing teen pregnancies, about how we can continuing to these record declines among all ethnic groups.
JSI partnered with the National Rural Health Association to award scholarships to outstanding students who embody the best principles of rural health care. Two scholars were highlighted at this year’s NRHA conference.
For the March 10 observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), here are recent developments in HIV prevention, care and treatment, research, and policy to inform your conversations around women’s health.
Trained individuals with their own personal experience with addiction or mental illness acting as Peer Recovery Specialists (PRS) can be immensely helpful to those navigating the challenges of recovery for the first time. Learn how JSI developed an outcomes tracking system to document their effectiveness in Rhode Island.