The HealthKeepers Network (HKN) shows how mobile money has changed the way patients make payments in rural communities.
Better understanding of the end user or products and services can help solve difficult and persistent public health problems, such as low uptake of and adherence to family planning methods.
Drawing from the results-based forecasting for Mozambique’s Central de Medicamentos e Artigos Médicos (CMAM) conducted by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, JSI’s Brian Serumaga weighs in with recommendations on how the widely contested central medical store model can be improved.
JSI expert staff offer five key observations regarding emerging safety-net Accountable Care Organizations and suggest broad policy implications.
This year, “Ethics” was upgraded from a special interest to an official section at the American Public Health Association meeting. JSI’s Kara Sprangers considers the symbolic significance of this upgrade in a field whose mission is to “do good.”
On November 5, 2014, the city of Berkeley, California made history by voting in the first ever soda tax. Following up on her November 3rd post promoting the proposed tax, JSI’s Clancey Bateman extrapolates on the implications of this public health victory.
Days before voters in California will decide whether or not to tax sugary beverages, like soda, sports drinks, and energy drinks, JSI’s Clancey Bateman offers some statistics on these sweet menaces to public health.
The theme of the Third Global Health Systems Research Symposium was the science and practice of people-centered health systems. But what do we mean when we say “people-centered”? What seems straightforward can actually be quite complex.
Presently, more than 222 million women worldwide want to avoid pregnancy, but they are not using a modern method of contraception. Improving access to family planning programs and contraception is essential to help lift women and their families out of poverty around the globe.
JSI consultants Jennifer Kawatu and Andee Krasner offer insights from the recently-published National STD Billing and Reimbursement Toolkit, which was designed to help publicly-funded STF clinics and public health labs make decisions about billing.