Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who have a close understanding of the communities they serve.
In this episode, you will hear from JSI Immunization Expert, Robert Steinglass. He talks to JSI Program Manager, Adriana Alminana about the importance of vaccination for improved public health and the growing need to increase focus on strengthening routine immunization systems for sustainability and equity.
In this episode, you will hear from Folami Harris, project director of JSI’s DREAMS Innovation Challenge Program. She talks to JSI Director of Communications, Penelope Riseborough, about the importance of focusing unique resources and attention to girls and why this subject is important to her.
In this episode, you’ll hear from Hibret Alemu Tilahan, Director of the Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program. He spoke to JSI Director of Communications, Penelope Riseborough about the evolution of the country’s health sector and the complexities and challenges of addressing urban health. Their conversation spans maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and health systems strengthening.
In this episode, you will hear from Dr. Nabeela Ali, JSI Country Representative for Pakistan. She spoke to JSI Technical Advisor, Nancy Brady about the results that the JSI-implemented Health Systems Strengthening Component of USAID’s Maternal and Child Health Program had. Through this, she explains how strengthening a health system saves lives.
In this episode, you’ll hear from Dr. Muka Chikuba-McLeod who has been at the frontlines of the fight against HIV since the beginning of the epidemic in the country. She is the director of the USAID DISCOVER-Health project and JSI’s country representative for Zambia. Dr. Chikuba-McLeod talks to JSI’s Director of Communications, Penelope Riseborough about HIV prevention, treatment, and care; game changers in HIV; and what it will take to achieve epidemic control.
In this episode, you will hear from Andrew Fullem, the Director of the JSI HIV and Infectious Diseases Center. He talks to JSI Director of Communications, Penelope Riseborough, about the difference between the public health response to HIV in the United States and internationally, the transformation of HIV treatment over the years, and the stigma surrounding HIV.