Health for all through primary health care reforms was a goal of the Alma-Ata Declaration. 40 years later Craig Burgess explores how far we’ve come toward that goal.
In the 40 years since the Alma-Ata declaration, much has changed. An essential package of services is the norm in many countries, and health education for prevention is a critical component of primary health care. Merce Gasco, JSI’s Senior Technical Advisor, reflects and shares her thoughts on the changes in public health systems over the past four decades.
JSI Director Rachel Tobey, Jay Bhatia, and Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, discuss their recent JAMA article on implementing value-based payment models to support community health centers so that they can continue to serve a vital role in their communities.
Community prevention and care management strategies that can achieve short- and long-term returns
Improving health and reducing the cost of health care will remain central to the future of healthcare delivery in the U.S. In order to get there, healthcare and human services systems should prioritize early identification and mitigation of health-related social needs, carried out by a workforce that is equipped to do so successfully.
Robert Steinglass, Director of JSI’s Immunization Center, provides essential reading in advance of the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa.
Enrollment assisters play an essential role in helping people living with HIV to find a health plan that best covers their health needs, including critical medications and care. Watch this video to better understand the enrollment needs of people living with HIV. Visit http://targethiv.org/assisters for more information.
JSI’s Jim Maxwell, Rachel Tobey, and Christine Barron outline five strategies to help community health centers to participate in and/or lead accountable care organizations.
In response to Colorado’s recent success reducing teen pregnancy by providing young women with long-acting birth control methods, JSI’s Yvonne Hamby and Ann Loeffler offer insight into how this success can be sustained and replicated throughout the nation.
Read more from our Senior Consultant, Jeremy Cantor, how factors outside the clinic walls such as educational opportunity and community environments play a more significant role in determining health outcomes than access to care and genetics.