Octopuses and Contraceptives: Notes from the Population, Health, and Environment Conference

The buzz of intense conversation didn’t stop…in less than two days, a select group of 150 delegates to the Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Conference in Addis Ababa produced an impressive list of recommendations reflecting work in the Philippines, Tanzania, Madagascar, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia among other countries. PHE is a severely under-funded initiative, struggling to find its way among the sectoral approaches favored by donors.

JSI @ APHA 2013: Sharing knowledge and experience in the field of environmental health

Terry Greene, Senior Environmental Health Associate at JSI, shares the highlights of her day attending presentations addressing environmental health issues at APHA 2013.

JSI @ APHA 2013: Addressing social determinants of health in teen pregnancy prevention

This year’s APHA conference has provided me and my colleagues with an exciting opportunity to share our work in examining and addressing social determinants of health as they relate to teen pregnancy here in the United States.

JSI @ APHA 2013: CHWs work community by community to make a big difference in child health

It was great to see a number of sessions at APHA dedicated to the work of community health workers to improve access to services and treatment, specifically for infants and children.

JSI @ APHA 2013: Local Research, Global Impact

Writing from the 2013 APHA conference, JSI’s Alexis D’Agostino shares findings from some of the research and analysis done by the SPRING project on Iron-Folic Acid supplementation programs.

Greetings from San Francisco: Taking in the spectacle of APHA and presenting the “Reentry Project”

In the midst of the San Francisco Giants’ sweep of the World Series, there is other excitement to report here from “the city by the bay.”

From Planning and Policy to Implementation: JSI assisting public health clients throughout the process

Just in case any attendee of the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting thought San Francisco wouldn’t be all that exciting, our SF Giants managed to throw in a sweep of the World Series on the first day of the conference.