After years of public health campaigns showing how bad cigarettes are for your health, the tobacco industry finally began to faced extinction but they’ve now found another way back into your lives, health, and wallets – e-cigarettes. But are they really any better?
This year, JSI celebrates 20 years of work around the world improving people’s health by caring for, reinvigorating, and protecting their environment. Some of our most impactful activities have occurred in Madagascar, an island with extraordinarily rich biodiversity. Since we began working alongside institutions in Madagascar under the Jereo Salama Isika project in 1998, we … Continue reading “JSI’s Population, Health, and Environment Legacy: Two Decades of Dedication and Impact”
Through the ‘My Choice’ project, JSI has partnered with Indonesia’s National Population & Family Planning Board to reinvigorate family planning services to ensure that women across four provinces have consistent access to a variety of contraceptive options.
Through logistics data management, ownership and supervision, the Kogi State Logistics Management Coordinating Unit has set the bar in ensuring that the considerable investment into medicines and supplies for women and children will be channeled towards saving lives.
The state of available data on TB prevalence, programs, and their results differs from place to place. To ensure that data are reliable, all health information systems and studies need means of assessing and ensuring data quality.
What makes JSI’s approach to capacity strengthening unique is the sincere intent to empower civil society organizations. It’s not just about meeting project requirements and more effectively reaching members of key populations. It is also about building a sustainable foundation for an AIDS-free future in Ghana.
Indigenous organizations are critical to mobilizing domestic resources through collaborative advocacy and are in a position to advocate for their governments to promote policies that will benefit their constituents. Furthermore, with extensive experience working with hard-to-reach population groups, civil society organizations often provide services that complement the formal health system and help scale up primary health care services.
In two diverse regions of Burma the Maternal and Child Survival Program and Burma’s Ministry of Health are working together to improve the diagnosis and referral of communicable diseases in vulnerable communities and save children’s lives.
Zambia is making progress toward reaching epidemic control and the global 90–90–90 goals. However, an increasing number of new infections among adolescent girls and young women threatens this and places new importance on finding and reaching their male sexual partners.
JSI HIV expert Helen Cornman shares reflections from the 22nd International AIDS Conference that was held in Amsterdam last month.