JSI-trained integrated community malaria volunteers (IMCVs) are at the frontlines of patient identification and treatment follow-up for tuberculosis (TB). These IMCVs are able to reach populations that would otherwise not have access to life-saving health services due to limited human resources.
With USAID funding, MCSP mobilized to address this gap and the outbreak of vaccine-derived polio virus in Madagascar. MCSP’s Child Health and Immunization programming is led by JSI.
City planners and others from Makassar traveled to Indore–the largest city in India’s Madhya Pradesh province–to learn about the city’s progress towards improving the health and well being of their citizens.
According to Uganda’s Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS 2016), 1 in 16 Ugandan children do not live to reach their fifth birthday. Thanks to the USAID-funded Maternal and Child Survival Program, health facilities across the cadres are improving services to reduce referral and treatment costs for families by ensuring timely and correct classification and management of children under-five.
As 2019 begins, Lora Shimp, co-director of JSI’s Immunization Center, provides her thoughts on how the global immunization community is envisioning the exciting decade ahead.
As investments and interventions evolve to truly reflect people’s self-defined desires, Anne Lafond and Biruk Tammru expect to build trust in the health system and lasting changes in demand for services, products, and new behaviors.
Using the principles taught in the 10-week Acumen Human Centered Design online course the inSupply team jumped into the world of design thinking and user-centered strategies to improve our people-centered approach to strengthening supply chains, better known as IMPACT teams.
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
Read about Yvette’s journey, from youth through her career, and how her interest in health and fascination with Madagascar’s people and natural resources grew.