As a result of JSI’s work in Sindh province, Pakistan, health budgets grew 137 percent as health managers learned to use data to substantiate budget requests; 80 percent of districts in Sindh learned to use data to solve health sector challenges on their own; and accuracy of health data improved.
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.
Perhaps one of the most challenging public health interventions in Pakistan is building awareness of healthy behaviors and its country-wide promotion, especially when it requires accessing women in rural areas of Pakistan.
The Healthy Newborn Network interviewed Dr. Nabeela Ali, Chief of Party for the USAID-funded Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns – the PAIMAN project