In Uganda, an estimated 1.6 million births are registered every year. Of those, 30,000 newborns die, along with 5,700 mothers. While the country has made significant strides in improving maternal health over the past few years, nearly all maternal deaths are preventable—so there is more that needs to be done. To address the causes of … Continue reading “Building Capacity to Reduce Maternal Mortality in Uganda’s Lango Sub-Region”
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.
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 in Keene, NH, successfully evacuated 47 patients in response to a boiler failure days after completing a Coalition Surge Test led by JSI.
CBA@JSI developed an innovative strategy to enhance the capacity of staff to meet the evolving HIV prevention needs in their communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.