As this last season of Game of Thrones is here, a few of us avid GOT fans at JSI can’t stop thinking about the connections and differences between our public health world and the fantasy world in the show.
In July 2018, 70 village health team (VHT) members and 12 health workers in Uganda were trained to teach clients to self-inject subcutaneously administered depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) through the JSI led Advancing Partners & Communities Project.
A team from JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) and inSupply Health has been implementing cStock, a methodology to strengthen the supply of medicines for community health volunteers.
JSI staff participated in UNICEF’s third annual System Design Summit. Wendy Prosser, Senior Technical Officer, reflects on key takeaways from the summit.
A lack of routine data to assess child health interventions has remained a stubborn obstacle to better care in Mozambique. MCSP’s introduction of a new child health registration book is changing that by ensuring the availability of quality child health data to support decision making.
CBA@JSI developed an innovative strategy to enhance the capacity of staff to meet the evolving HIV prevention needs in their communities.
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.
JSI’s Merce Gasco and Natasha Vartapetova reflect on health disparities, family planning, maternal health, and other key takeaways from the ACOG annual meeting.
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 the 40 years since the Alma-Ata declaration, much has changed. An essential package of services is the norm in many countries, and health education for prevention is a critical component of primary health care. Merce Gasco, JSI’s Senior Technical Advisor, reflects and shares her thoughts on the changes in public health systems over the past four decades.