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”
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.
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.
The AIDSFree project, implemented by JSI and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, designed a program to help pregnant girls, adolescent mothers overcome barriers to education and employment.
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.
City planners and others from Makassar traveled to Indore–the largest city in India’s Madhya Pradesh province–to learn about the city’s progress towards improving the health and well being of their citizens.
JSI’s Merce Gasco and Natasha Vartapetova reflect on health disparities, family planning, maternal health, and other key takeaways from the ACOG annual meeting.
“Restoration of Health Services” made infrastructure improvements at 48 health care facilities in three counties in Liberia. Improvements included triage buildings, incinerators, potable hand-dug wells, latrines, and pits dedicated to disposal of specific types of waste. Today, health workers and patients can help to prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases for the entire community.
In this episode, you will hear from Dr. Nabeela Ali, JSI Country Representative for Pakistan. She spoke to JSI Technical Advisor, Nancy Brady about the results that the JSI-implemented Health Systems Strengthening Component of USAID’s Maternal and Child Health Program had. Through this, she explains how strengthening a health system saves lives.
It takes commitment at all levels – from global, country and community levels to individual health workers and families – to ensure that vaccination works so that vaccines can work.