Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who have a close understanding of the communities they serve.
An opportunity to close the gap and reach for better gender equity in pregnancy prevention?
Ann Marie Rakovic, Tobacco Use expert, explores on the 2018 World No Tobacco Day, the advances in reducing tobacco use in the U.S. as well as how tobacco companies have evolved to stay in business and keep people chemically dependent on nicotine.
HIV.gov provides the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator as a tool to help you serve your audience at all hours. With its location-based information, your site visitors can search at any time for federally funded testing services, housing providers, health centers, and other service providers.
This year’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day theme is “Staying the Course, the Fight is not Over.” The best way to stay the course is to get educated, then spread the word. Make a commitment to get educated about PrEP. Knowledge gained about PrEP can be used to not only empower yourself but others as well.
Inspired by a question, Shona Karp sought to learn more about six current or recent U.S.-based JSI projects that may be less well-known but that are helping vulnerable communities across the country.
Naima Cozier, a JSI senior consultant, answers questions about motivational interviewing—a style of interviewing she was recently trained in and has been incorporating in her work on projects such as Healthy Start.
I smoked my first cigarette when I was 10 years old. It seemed like a normal thing to do. I wrapped tape around the end of one of my father’s non-filter cigarettes so I wouldn’t have to spit out the bits of tobacco that fell from the tip when it became moistened by my mouth.
Digital trends show that people prefer images (and video) to text. By using infographics, you can harness the popularity of visuals and guide your audience through content, including complex or scientific information, in an engaging way.
Today is World Mental Health Day, a day to acknowledge our duty to include mental health in our efforts to improve public health.