The Value of Centralized Training Services

Training providers are increasingly asked to demonstrate that training is “worth it.” In other words, is investing in a national training and technical assistance (TTA) center the best use of available resources?

Cheshire Medical Center Successfully Evacuates Hospital After JSI-Led Coalition Surge Test

Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH, successfully evacuated 47 patients in response to a boiler failure days after completing a Coalition Surge Test led by JSI.

Practical Training: Applying the Science of Implementation

JSI has been learning from, adapting, and improving its approach to training and technical assistance for years, and uses a number of strategies to translate training concepts and skills into improved (and sustained) practice.

A New and Convenient Way for Ugandan Women to Control their Fertility Saves Time for Community Health Workers

In July 2018, 70 village health team (VHT) members and 12 health workers in Uganda were trained to teach clients to self-inject subcutaneously administered depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) through the JSI led Advancing Partners & Communities Project.

Peer learning and leadership strengthening help global south achieve health goals

Despite the demonstrated benefits of peer learning in the global south, rarely had the approach been applied in Africa. In October 2018, JSI led an initiative to foster technical leadership through inter-country peer-to-peer exchange in sub-Saharan Africa.

What Does It Take for Civil Society Organizations to Come Together? Changing Approaches to Technical Assistance to Harness CSOs’ Potential to Mobilize Domestic Resources

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.

It’s National Preparedness Month: How can you increase the resilience of your health care organization?

When disaster strikes, health care organizations of all sizes and types must continue to provide services to their patients and clients. Having a plan is only the first step to ensuring continuity of operations. Knowing and practicing the plan can make all the difference.

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) Training for MCSP Facilities and the Importance of Job Aids in Institutionalizing IMNCI

In 2013, Liberia launched a shortened 6‐day IMNCI training curriculum. The Maternal and Child Survival Program organized one of the first large‐scale training activities using this new training curriculum. Participants felt that the IMNCI training was one of the most relevant and useful skills building, in-service training activities that they have had the opportunity to participate in during their clinical careers. It closed the gaps in the quality of care for assessing and managing sick young infant and children under five years of age.

Why not a Health Literacy Approach to the Presidential Debates?

I began to wonder if the Ask Me 3™ framework could have been used to guide the presidential debates. Would we have better information to guide our selection if the moderator prefaced each topic area with the Ask Me 3™ questions?