World Pneumonia Day 2014 – Universal access to pneumonia prevention and care

On World Pneumonia Day, JSI’s Alexis Heaton explains some of the challenges that remain in preventing and treating pneumonia in children in hard-to-reach areas, and how the SC4CCM project is helping community health workers stay stocked with life-saving pneumonia treatments to provide to infants and children in need.

Taking the Pulse of cStock

The Ministry of Health of Malawi adopted cStock, a community-based logistics management information system developed by the SC4CCM project, for use on a national level. JSI’s Megan Noel, SC4CCM Technical Advisor, explains how the project is monitoring the system’s effectiveness through Routine Data Quality Assessment.

23 Tech Innovations for Health and Education

Improving Services through Technology and Innovation is a new publication out from JSI and World Education, highlighting the new technologies our projects are using to make a difference in education and health systems and, ultimately, people’s lives. Scroll through an overview of the innovations here and click on an image to visit the project page, … Continue reading “23 Tech Innovations for Health and Education”

JSI @ APHA 2013: CHWs work community by community to make a big difference in child health

It was great to see a number of sessions at APHA dedicated to the work of community health workers to improve access to services and treatment, specifically for infants and children.

Streamlining the Data Collection Process using Mobile Technology: an Example from SC4CCM

Evaluators in the 21st century have access to a multitude of innovative technologies for improving the efficiency and quality of data they collect.