JSI intern Rachael Meyer describes her experiences engaging in the Reducing Older Adult Asthma Disparities study, made poignant due to her own family’s experience supporting her grandfather.
JSI’s Merce Gasco and Natasha Vartapetova reflect on health disparities, family planning, maternal health, and other key takeaways from the ACOG annual meeting.
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.
At Business Innovation Factory (BIF), one of their core beliefs is that a good story can change the world. By sharing their insights and perspectives, we can connect, inspire, and transform to enable purposeful networks. JSI Senior Consultant and BIF guest contributor Ann Keehn shares her thoughts and emergent takeaway from BIF2018.
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.
It may not be on the top of your to-do list, but it’s important to remember – being prepared means having the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency whether you must evacuate or shelter in place.
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.
Every Saturday on the outskirts of the small town of Luwanga, Zambia, hundreds of women walk along a dusty road that is barely more than a path to the riverbank. About a year ago, a sign appeared at the side of the road informing people that a new form of contraception was available in town.