The availability of information on health services performance can empower Community Health Workers (CHWs) and their supervisors to improve the quality of the community-based health services.
Functional public sector routine health information systems are essential for monitoring health situation in all countries, and Haiti is no exception.
On World Cancer Day, JSI’s Terry Greene sheds light on cancer disparities among immigrant populations in Southeastern Massachusetts.
Terry Greene, Senior Environmental Health Associate at JSI, shares the highlights of her day attending presentations addressing environmental health issues at APHA 2013.
Writing from the 2013 APHA conference, JSI’s Alexis D’Agostino shares findings from some of the research and analysis done by the SPRING project on Iron-Folic Acid supplementation programs.
My coffee mug says, “I Heart Big Data”, and I’m going to get one made for small data, too. Here’s why.
In Georgia, breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. Since 2005, JSI has played an active role in the country to spread awareness about breast cancer, promote the use of early screening diagnostic centers, and help support and scale up the work of breast cancer advocates
Evaluators in the 21st century have access to a multitude of innovative technologies for improving the efficiency and quality of data they collect.
Before participating in farmer field schools (FFS), Rajopa, a stay-at-home mother of four young children, struggled to survive on her husband’s low income. In order to provide sufficient food for her family, Rajopa decided to join a SPRING-led FFS that would use the family’s land that had previously been uncultivated.
In Liberia, 39% of children are chronically malnourished, largely due to sub-optimal breastfeeding practices, poor diversity of complementary foods for children, and micronutrient deficiencies.