Not only do transgender people experience significantly higher rates of violence, but they also experience significant health-related vulnerabilities and reduced access to health care that is exacerbated by stigma and discrimination from providers and a lack of trans-friendly services.
Big tobacco companies have made a vigorous come-back by muscling their way into the e-cigarette market. We must return to the proven tobacco control strategies of counter-advertising, taxation, and bans on e-cigarette use in public spaces, as well as new tactics like collaborating with social media companies to combat the glamorization of any form of tobacco or nicotine use.
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 in Keene, NH, successfully evacuated 47 patients in response to a boiler failure days after completing a Coalition Surge Test led by JSI.
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.
As this last season of Game of Thrones is here, a few of us avid GOT fans at JSI can’t stop thinking about the connections and differences between our public health world and the fantasy world in the show.
CBA@JSI developed an innovative strategy to enhance the capacity of staff to meet the evolving HIV prevention needs in their communities.
Understanding the relationships between domestic violence and social issues is critical to preventing and mitigating domestic violence.
Check out the moments that defined another year partnering with local communities, organizations, and governments in pursuit of a world free from new HIV infections.
Reflections from JSI staff on what they are most proud of in their work in family planning