In Kenya, the APC project and partner organizations empower community health workers to provide integrated services to families in need.
One in five children in the African region does not receive the vaccines they need, while immunization coverage for Africa has stagnated over the past three years and health systems remain weak. The global health community realizes the Reaching Every District (RED) approach has not been fully implemented in many countries, and did not reach all underserved. It is against this background that a gathering was convened last month to exchange best practices for achieving equitable immunization access in Africa.
In remote regions of Ethiopia, JSI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are working to improve access to essential health services and commodities, including vaccines. Learn more in a new blog by Dr. Orin Levine, Director of Vaccine Delivery for the Gates Foundation.
Since 2006, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has worked to improve the health and well-being of communities around the world.
The 2014 Ebola outbreak badly damaged Liberia’s health system, leaving only 44% of health facilities throughout the country functioning in its wake. In a new blog, The Maternal and Child Survival Program’s Kelly Dale and Rose Macauley explain what is being done to restore confidence among Liberians in the country’s health system.
Dr. Arshad Mahmood, Deputy Chief of Party of JSI’s Health System Strengthening Project in Pakistan, has spent the majority of his professional life monitoring and evaluating Pakistan’s health interventions, asking important questions about program impact: Is our program improving health? Is it saving lives? Could this intervention improve health more efficiently and sustainably?
Use of chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care has been shown to prevent infection. However, JSI’s Leela Khanal explains that implementing chlorhexidine interventions alone may not be enough; communication to providers and mothers can enhance uptake and effectiveness of these interventions to save lives.
On World Population Day, JSI’s Edward Wilson, ICQ Manager for the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT offers insight from the project’s market analysis of unmet need for family planning in Latin America.
What has happened for newborns in Nigeria in the past year? Are neonates in Nigeria faring any better or is it all talk and no action? Here are the facts.
Wow! What a conference and what an opportunity– to pull back from routine work and look ahead to ponder with 13,000 colleagues on ways to address the global health challenges of the next 20 years!