This year, JSI celebrates 20 years of work around the world improving people’s health by caring for, reinvigorating, and protecting their environment. Some of our most impactful activities have occurred in Madagascar, an island with extraordinarily rich biodiversity. Since we began working alongside institutions in Madagascar under the Jereo Salama Isika project in 1998, we … Continue reading “JSI’s Population, Health, and Environment Legacy: Two Decades of Dedication and Impact”
Learn from the successful strategies used to help passed the sugary drink tax in Berkeley, CA in 2015. Nine recommendations that can be used to effect other community-wide health improvements.
On World AIDS Day, JSI Senior Consultant Juli Powers discusses the post-ACA health care environment, and how community-based organizations that deliver HIV services can adapt and cooperate to ensure long-term sustainability.
As exposed in the 2014 documentary film Fed Up, the food industry and built environment are major contributors to epidemic obesity. JSI’s Tamara Calise and Janie Hynson explain the changes to policy and environment necessary to address America’s obesity crisis.
The buzz of intense conversation didn’t stop…in less than two days, a select group of 150 delegates to the Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Conference in Addis Ababa produced an impressive list of recommendations reflecting work in the Philippines, Tanzania, Madagascar, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia among other countries. PHE is a severely under-funded initiative, struggling to find its way among the sectoral approaches favored by donors.