JSI’s president, Joel Lamstein, talks about the big picture behind long term health system strengthening in Liberia.
JSI’s Nancy Harris reflects on the progress made at this year’s Implementing Best Practices Consoritum meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Preventing a cholera outbreak took a new vaccine, a well-executed plan, and dedicated partners.
In Guyana and Kenya, Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) is working to protect and advance women’s rights by decreasing instances of gender-based violence and female genital mutilation/cutting through the capacity building of local organizations.
The Rebuilding Basic Health Services in Liberia (RBHS) project is providing weekly updates on the Ebola outbreak and response effort.
Writing from the 20th International AIDS Conference, JSI’s Malia Duffy discusses the particular challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV and shares the main points of the Youth Action Plan–a strategy devised by a consortium of HIV-positive adolescents during a planning session in Melbourne.
When each of my three children was born, a stream of nurses and doctors made sure that my wife and children would be safe. In many countries around the world, however, the situation is far different: the availability of medicines and skilled health workers are not assured. Therefore, there are no guarantees of a … Continue reading “Simple solutions to global problems: How two medicines promise life for mothers and infants in Nigeria”
JSI supports the Government of Liberia’s move to extend healthcare to all its citizens.
Sierra Leone isn’t renowned for its network connectivity or technology. Only 38% of the population has a mobile phone, and only 1.6% of the population has reliable internet access. Even in resource limited sites, mobile data collection platforms have proven to be smart solutions to ensure high-quality real-time data as long as they’re tailored to local contexts.
Promoting the use of data for decision making is all the rage across development sectors, particularly in health. While advocating for increased use of strategic information has great value in itself, it’s important to assess the quality of the routine data available: what value do you get from using information that’s of poor quality?