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.
Despite the demonstrated benefits of peer learning in the global south, rarely had the approach been applied in Africa. In October 2018, JSI led an initiative to foster technical leadership through inter-country peer-to-peer exchange in sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
JSI-trained integrated community malaria volunteers (IMCVs) are at the frontlines of patient identification and treatment follow-up for tuberculosis (TB). These IMCVs are able to reach populations that would otherwise not have access to life-saving health services due to limited human resources.
JSI intern Rachael Meyer describes her experiences engaging in the Reducing Older Adult Asthma Disparities study, made poignant due to her own family’s experience supporting her grandfather.
Health for all through primary health care reforms was a goal of the Alma-Ata Declaration. 40 years later Craig Burgess explores how far we’ve come toward that goal.