Trust, Capacity, and Innovation Help Local Organizations Reach Last-Mile Communities

Advancing Partners & Communities works to address barriers to health service access by building the capacity of local organizations in Ghana and supporting the creation of local and sustainable initiatives.

APC Community Health Work in Benin Touches the Hearts of the Local People

On May 23rd, JSI’s Advancing Partners & Communities hosted a closing event to celebrate its success Benin. Since 2012, the program has helped roll out a package of high-impact primary health care interventions and expand access to injectable contraception at the community level in 10 USAID priority health zones.

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.

Ending the Game of Chance: MCSP Improves Access to Essential Medicines in Nigeria with Better Data Use

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.

Newly Trained Volunteer Saves Burmese Child’s Life with Speedy Diagnosis & Referral

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.

Strengthening Sierra Leone Health Systems: Applying Lessons from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak to Future Emergencies

There is still much to be done, of course. But Sierra Leone is on its way to a health system that meets the needs of its people—and, given the toll that Ebola took, is ready to confront the next infectious disease—be it Ebola or some other virus—with stronger, better-prepared health services.

Helping Health Workers Work with Mobile Money

The HealthKeepers Network (HKN) shows how mobile money has changed the way patients make payments in rural communities.