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.

New tools use span of routine health data

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.

A Ugandan Community Identifies and Addresses its Own Challenges to Protect Children from Disease

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.

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.

The Buzz on Data: Reflections from ICT4D 2019

The 2019 ICT4D Conference brought together practitioners, ministry officials, and technology implementers for 3 days of discussion and workshops on innovations in using technology for development. In this blog, JSI’s Lisa Kowalski reflects on learnings revolving around one of the key conference themes: data.

Empowering Africas Daughters: Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge

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.

Hardware and Heartware: Two Approaches to a Smarter, Healthier City

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 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.

Tanzania Deploys the Most Advanced Health Information Exchange in sub-Saharan Africa

Supported by the Maternal and Child Survival Program and JSI, the Tanzania National Health Information Exchange (TzHIE) ensures that information and data needed for policy development and the delivery of health care is readily available and used.

Key considerations for reaching adolescent girls with HPV vaccine from JSI’s experience supporting roll-out in multiple countries

JSI has been supporting Ministries of Health in eight countries as they plan for and introduce this life-saving vaccine, and in doing so has learned a lot about how to reach adolescent girls.