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”
Not only do transgender people experience significantly higher rates of violence, but they also experience significant health-related vulnerabilities and reduced access to health care that is exacerbated by stigma and discrimination from providers and a lack of trans-friendly services.
Carolyn Hart, Vice President of the International Division of John Snow, Inc. & Michelle Morse, Vice President of Girls and Women Strategy at the UN Foundation hosted a session about women’s health and dignity at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference.
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., partnered with RTI International to develop a District Health Information Software 2. The DHIS2 is helping the Regional Health Directorate in Faranah, Guinea to better understand the health services and needs of its 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.
With USAID’s support, MEASURE Evaluation has revised the Performance of Routine Information Systems Management (PRISM) tools to help countries identify gaps in their routine health information system.
MCSP has helped to build the capacity of health personnel to manage and deliver routine immunization services in more than 400 health facilities across 11 districts in Uganda.
On May 7, 2019, DREAMS Innovation Challenge held their closing event, Empowering Africa’s Daughters: Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge. The occasion celebrated the transformative impact of this initiative on the lives of over 160,000 adolescent girls and young women across ten countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Representatives from Indore, India, and Da Nang, Vietnam – joined Makassar officials on a tour of how hardware and heartware is transforming Makassar in the technological age with JSI’s Building Healthy Cities.
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.