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.

PUSHTi: Promoting Nutrition, Health, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Northern India

In northern India, JSI is working through PUSHTi, a community-centered initiative, to integrate nutrition, health, sanitation, and hygiene in order to address the immediate and underlying causes of undernutrition among women, adolescent girls, and children.

Peer Support Groups Boost Health Workers’ Confidence and Improve Work Efficiency in India

Through the Vriddhi project, JSI is facilitating the use of injectable gentamicin by Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) in accordance with recommendations from the Government of India. During monthly meetings, ANMs who have been successful in identifying eligible cases and administering the lifesaving injection share their stories. This creates a space where other ANMs feel comfortable discussing the challenges they face and reaching out to experienced ANMs when they need support.

Fueling Collaboration, Learning, and Innovation through Knowledge Exchange

In an ever-changing public health landscape, knowledge exchange is crucial to overcome challenges and utilize new opportunities to improve health.

Engaging Private Sector Health Care Providers to Reach SDGs in India

In India, JSI has adopted a consultative, evidence-based, sequenced approach to developing a strategy for increasing private sector engagement in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health services so as to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Reaching Mothers to Reach Children

Providing care for the mother during pregnancy has huge implications not just for her health but also for the child she carries and her community. Many health problems in pregnant women can be prevented, detected and treated during antenatal care by trained health workers.

Honoring Mabelle Arole: Sixteen Years and Counting

In 2000, JSI’s David Pyle established the Mabelle Arole fellowship to help foster future leaders in global public health. Sixteen years later, Pyle reflects on the mission of the fellowship and invites former fellows to share how the program has impacted their careers.